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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 Analytics35 91,417,258
Climate Change36 72,917,905
CO2Chem GC3 1,442,528
Crime Prevention and Personal Security77 78,478,667
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation26 53,135,109
Cross-ICT: MACDES16 14,869,569
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging10 32,877,354
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems19 17,507,533
Cross-ICT: TI353 52,036,270
Cross-ICT: Working Together67 68,685,468
Culture21 58,407,413
Data-Enabled Decision Making7 13,775,930
Defence92 157,593,164
Dial A Molecule GC38 43,293,397
Digital Economy143 213,477,910
Directed Assembly GC28 26,119,319
Energy632 935,808,108
Eng GC - Atoms to applications17 225,436,624
Eng GC - Cities31 109,510,354
Eng GC - Risk and resilience39 43,142,198
Eng GC - Water30 50,961,765
Forensics8 11,066,252
Future Intelligent Technologies21 40,347,079
Health581 803,153,964
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies143 225,123,459
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention102 136,156,050
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment230 293,491,949
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care53 109,882,643
International Development10 15,727,404
Leisure7 20,027,806
Manufacturing Research434 865,036,976
Mobility26 41,420,457
Nanotechnology84 110,943,551
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,104 868,723,741
People at the Heart of ICT9 7,108,688
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium52 51,413,825
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design57 261,821,156
Physics GC - Physics of Life36 29,061,547
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies101 116,167,396
Safe and Secure ICT22 28,412,287
Sustainability156 248,277,863
Transport11 64,961,020
Urban Living33 32,951,359
Wealth14 48,740,970

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