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EPSRC Support by Research Areas in Theme (Digital Economy)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio in question is currently constituted.

Please note: this is a dynamic database reflecting the current grants portfolio by Research Area within a Theme. Therefore, the number and value of grants within a Research Area will not match exactly the thematic Research Area distributions given at EPSRC's portfolio.

Research AreaNumber of GrantsProportional Value (£)
Architecture and Operating Systems2 1,734,595
Artificial Intelligence Technologies25 11,614,564
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics4 2,525,397
Biological Informatics1 611,093
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)2 710,797
Coastal and Waterway Engineering1 625,866
Complexity Science2 640,225
Databases3 1,480,672
Digital Signal Processing5 4,340,254
Displays1 190,616
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)2 2,216,398
Engineering Design5 2,021,706
Graphics and Visualisation15 9,371,981
Human Communication in ICT7 2,038,075
Human-Computer Interaction81 41,011,869
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems21 6,878,043
Image and Vision Computing12 15,821,520
Information Systems82 41,729,712
Infrastructure and urban systems4 2,265,895
Manufacturing Technologies2 1,762,533
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)1 1,339,855
Music and Acoustic Technology3 4,813,922
Natural Language Processing3 551,183
Numerical Analysis1 889,220
Operational research6 2,030,461
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing37 11,720,022
Sensors and Instrumentation1 476,095
Software Engineering8 3,362,728
Statistics and Applied Probability7 6,087,951
Theoretical computer science2 522,582
Verification and Correctness2 166,150
Vision, Hearing and Other Senses1 1,220,853