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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 92,484,010
Climate Change39 74,847,587
CO2Chem GC3 1,442,528
Crime Prevention and Personal Security77 79,347,621
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation27 53,745,169
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: TI357 53,047,129
Cross-ICT: Working Together71 70,483,939
Culture21 58,407,413
Data-Enabled Decision Making7 13,775,930
Defence94 159,373,473
Dial A Molecule GC37 43,091,919
Digital Economy150 217,476,236
Directed Assembly GC28 26,119,319
Energy643 935,854,819
Eng GC - Atoms to applications17 221,459,201
Eng GC - Cities31 109,510,354
Eng GC - Risk and resilience40 38,726,216
Eng GC - Water30 50,961,765
Forensics8 11,066,252
Future Intelligent Technologies22 40,957,139
Health587 799,277,559
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies144 225,604,308
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention107 133,879,751
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment233 294,894,205
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care50 108,839,705
International Development10 16,273,910
Leisure7 20,027,806
Manufacturing Research433 864,428,716
Mobility23 39,987,190
Nanotechnology86 114,398,988
New and Emerging Areas7 36,844,591
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,070 864,667,590
People at the Heart of ICT9 6,548,005
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium53 51,727,153
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design55 257,227,372
Physics GC - Physics of Life38 29,742,981
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies102 116,120,598
Safe and Secure ICT18 27,536,877
Sustainability162 251,147,590
Systems Chemistry GC1 580,471
Transport8 63,916,888
Urban Living33 32,474,450
Wealth18 56,284,282

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