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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 Analytics15 53,855,274
Climate Change51 103,900,839
CO2Chem GC7 1,736,645
Crime Prevention and Personal Security85 87,411,268
Cross-ICT: MACDES17 15,049,727
Cross-ICT: New and Emerging9 24,857,889
Cross-ICT: Photonics for Future Systems18 17,205,491
Cross-ICT: TI373 55,514,570
Cross-ICT: Working Together80 71,767,718
Culture20 63,464,409
Defence95 154,494,940
Dial A Molecule GC30 32,813,071
Digital Economy158 255,316,246
Directed Assembly GC20 14,999,830
Energy722 909,180,012
Eng GC - Atoms to applications14 168,175,682
Eng GC - Cities24 103,038,328
Eng GC - Risk and resilience18 27,558,603
Eng GC - Water15 33,021,238
Forensics11 13,792,954
Health612 800,621,041
Healthcare GC - Developing Future Therapies135 250,430,658
Healthcare GC - Frontiers of Physical Intervention110 127,635,406
Healthcare GC - Optimising Treatment230 307,329,680
Healthcare GC - Transforming Community Health and Care45 93,810,867
International Development18 26,562,719
Leisure13 45,566,533
Manufacturing Research420 783,504,181
Mobility26 41,621,604
Nanotechnology93 141,309,060
No relevance to Socio-economic Themes1,022 849,065,356
People at the Heart of ICT1 765,827
Physics GC - Far from Equilibrium55 52,212,017
Physics GC - Nanoscale Design51 200,199,129
Physics GC - Physics of Life38 20,920,444
Physics GC - Quantum Technologies82 100,058,696
Safe and Secure ICT1 765,827
Sustainability202 312,675,288
Systems Chemistry GC1 580,471
Urban Living33 34,418,420
Wealth31 66,321,420

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