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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 Analytics14 53,196,705
Climate Change51 103,900,839
CO2Chem GC7 1,736,645
Crime Prevention and Personal Security87 88,616,008
Cross-ICT: MACDES17 15,049,727
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging9 24,857,889
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems18 17,205,491
Cross-ICT: TI372 55,414,798
Cross-ICT: Working Together80 71,767,718
Culture20 63,464,409
Defence95 154,494,940
Dial A Molecule GC30 32,813,071
Digital Economy162 255,735,222
Directed Assembly GC19 14,925,138
Energy721 767,012,228
Eng GC - Atoms to applications8 26,454,753
Eng GC - Cities21 94,602,624
Eng GC - Risk and resilience18 31,786,285
Eng GC - Water14 34,894,017
Forensics11 13,792,954
Health606 798,915,242
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies129 248,960,469
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention113 129,005,793
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment225 306,544,954
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care45 93,810,867
International Development18 26,562,719
Leisure13 45,566,533
Manufacturing Research428 646,140,871
Mobility26 41,621,604
Nanotechnology96 143,156,965
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,042 867,105,032
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium56 52,311,646
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design45 58,478,200
Physics GC - Physics of Life38 20,920,444
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies82 99,245,153
Sustainability201 311,901,796
Systems Chemistry GC1 580,471
Urban Living32 34,097,915
Wealth31 66,321,420

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