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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 Analytics16 55,160,163
Climate Change52 102,637,220
CO2Chem GC8 2,364,341
Crime Prevention and Personal Security82 87,911,035
Cross-ICT: MACDES17 15,049,727
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging8 24,761,890
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems19 17,215,371
Cross-ICT: TI368 54,949,033
Cross-ICT: Working Together81 71,867,864
Culture20 63,464,409
Defence97 154,418,691
Dial A Molecule GC31 36,100,808
Digital Economy149 246,725,636
Directed Assembly GC24 16,997,625
Energy719 925,861,470
Eng GC - Atoms to applications14 173,788,114
Eng GC - Cities25 103,139,236
Eng GC - Risk and resilience22 30,194,123
Eng GC - Water16 33,290,865
Forensics11 13,792,954
Health605 813,673,400
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies140 254,498,908
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention109 128,819,575
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment233 312,082,478
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care44 94,124,125
International Development17 26,091,142
Leisure14 45,667,497
Manufacturing Research413 802,619,536
Mobility25 39,507,067
Nanotechnology96 141,803,890
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,031 874,510,907
People at the Heart of ICT1 765,827
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium56 52,586,512
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design53 206,602,968
Physics GC - Physics of Life39 27,477,784
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies85 105,553,373
Safe and Secure ICT1 765,827
Sustainability193 310,373,394
Systems Chemistry GC1 580,471
Urban Living34 35,071,431
Wealth30 65,925,250

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