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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 Change53 107,717,860
CO2Chem GC7 1,736,645
Crime Prevention and Personal Security90 90,139,993
Cross-ICT: MACDES18 15,147,946
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging9 24,857,889
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems17 16,623,975
Cross-ICT: TI372 53,490,900
Cross-ICT: Working Together80 71,767,718
Culture20 63,464,409
Defence98 155,784,297
Dial A Molecule GC30 32,813,071
Digital Economy164 256,643,514
Directed Assembly GC20 15,026,226
Energy726 769,982,047
Eng GC - Atoms to applications8 21,854,753
Eng GC - Cities18 50,472,010
Eng GC - Risk and resilience15 12,066,682
Eng GC - Water9 16,259,439
Forensics11 13,792,954
Health619 802,053,438
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies130 249,242,509
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention116 130,577,898
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment227 307,942,016
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care45 93,810,867
International Development18 25,372,217
Leisure13 45,566,533
Manufacturing Research438 645,831,351
Mobility27 42,895,261
Nanotechnology99 145,977,366
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,052 865,965,789
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium57 52,411,447
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design45 53,878,200
Physics GC - Physics of Life38 20,920,444
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies81 98,663,994
Sustainability198 311,090,451
Systems Chemistry GC1 580,471
Urban Living32 34,097,915
Wealth32 66,536,137

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