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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 Analytics23 60,189,265
Climate Change50 99,811,601
CO2Chem GC6 1,700,893
Crime Prevention and Personal Security78 80,408,872
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation8 31,609,024
Cross-ICT: MACDES15 14,852,445
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging8 24,761,890
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems20 18,200,689
Cross-ICT: TI366 55,520,423
Cross-ICT: Working Together81 73,385,857
Culture21 63,568,640
Data-Enabled Decision Making4 1,075,649
Defence98 158,421,274
Dial A Molecule GC35 38,915,871
Digital Economy142 237,899,827
Directed Assembly GC26 25,446,812
Energy706 928,743,440
Eng GC - Atoms to applications15 176,003,032
Eng GC - Cities32 106,079,361
Eng GC - Risk and resilience36 35,930,344
Eng GC - Water29 49,560,885
Forensics11 13,792,954
Future Intelligent Technologies12 23,593,437
Health586 816,048,890
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies144 253,652,976
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention103 128,174,776
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment228 310,834,709
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care44 95,117,262
International Development16 25,207,035
Leisure14 45,668,257
Manufacturing Research418 830,448,980
Mobility25 40,948,436
Nanotechnology89 141,663,245
New and Emerging Areas3 24,042,326
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,100 912,991,319
People at the Heart of ICT5 2,784,511
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium54 52,179,126
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design58 214,508,854
Physics GC - Physics of Life38 29,168,937
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies85 105,962,819
Safe and Secure ICT12 13,117,003
Sustainability185 299,522,454
Systems Chemistry GC1 580,471
Urban Living35 38,050,703
Wealth28 64,442,740

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