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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 Analytics21 59,599,953
Climate Change50 101,123,245
CO2Chem GC6 1,700,893
Crime Prevention and Personal Security78 79,932,933
Cross-Disciplinarity and Co-Creation6 10,040,922
Cross-ICT: MACDES17 15,049,727
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging8 24,761,890
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems22 18,304,973
Cross-ICT: TI367 55,618,666
Cross-ICT: Working Together82 73,484,526
Culture20 63,464,409
Data-Enabled Decision Making3 974,918
Defence102 158,448,811
Dial A Molecule GC31 36,052,174
Digital Economy143 237,102,757
Directed Assembly GC23 16,485,098
Energy714 950,047,518
Eng GC - Atoms to applications14 175,192,771
Eng GC - Cities27 103,449,203
Eng GC - Risk and resilience29 33,662,984
Eng GC - Water24 47,415,087
Forensics11 13,792,954
Health583 801,483,208
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies138 252,045,125
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention103 126,642,346
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment224 306,857,676
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care44 94,945,866
International Development15 24,161,196
Leisure14 45,667,497
Manufacturing Research420 825,257,544
Mobility23 37,731,604
Nanotechnology89 142,339,516
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,082 919,784,626
People at the Heart of ICT4 2,683,813
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium55 52,512,720
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design55 209,764,416
Physics GC - Physics of Life40 27,887,489
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies82 104,429,284
Safe and Secure ICT10 11,757,076
Sustainability186 300,627,361
Systems Chemistry GC1 580,471
Urban Living36 37,846,116
Wealth29 65,279,326

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