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EPSRC Support By Socio-economic Theme

EPSRC classifies the research it supports by socio-economic theme. This taxonomy has been used to classify all grants current on 1st January 2003 or received after this date.

Please note that the assignment of a theme to a grant indicates that the theme may apply in whole or in part to the research activity of that grant. This means that the values of grants within a classification should not be totalled to find the total investment in that area or to compare investment between areas of research. The value shown for each grant is always the total awarded, not the proportion attributed to the individual socio-economic theme.
Socio-economic ThemeNumber of GrantsValue (£)
Big Data Analytics30 85,047,404
Climate Change49 100,665,885
CO2Chem GC5 1,601,695
Crime Prevention and Personal Security68 75,471,424
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation12 36,597,487
Cross-ICT: MACDES16 14,869,569
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging9 26,294,954
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems21 18,250,689
Cross-ICT: TI366 55,052,189
Cross-ICT: Working Together78 72,308,558
Culture19 62,251,068
Data-Enabled Decision Making5 12,645,916
Defence98 171,982,006
Dial A Molecule GC36 41,254,377
Digital Economy137 241,183,718
Directed Assembly GC26 25,446,812
Energy693 985,026,597
Eng GC - Atoms to applications16 212,566,077
Eng GC - Cities32 106,079,361
Eng GC - Risk and resilience36 35,930,344
Eng GC - Water32 51,158,626
Forensics10 13,163,051
Future Intelligent Technologies17 38,506,857
Health597 858,175,010
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies145 266,203,014
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention106 135,313,593
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment231 323,240,560
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care49 108,352,685
International Development14 24,482,735
Leisure12 43,807,533
Manufacturing Research419 840,579,082
Mobility25 45,376,571
Nanotechnology89 139,110,604
New and Emerging Areas6 35,932,963
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,080 895,942,506
People at the Heart of ICT7 4,561,544
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium55 52,551,554
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design57 250,389,987
Physics GC - Physics of Life37 27,676,973
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies96 110,996,681
Safe and Secure ICT14 24,737,269
Sustainability181 298,856,994
Systems Chemistry GC1 580,471
Transport1 55,415,095
Urban Living36 37,746,412
Wealth23 67,916,013

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).