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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 Systems3 414,008
Artificial Intelligence Technologies17 12,024,867
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics4 3,546,288
Built Environment1 593,048
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)3 3,580,572
Coastal and Waterway Engineering1 625,866
Complexity Science3 791,224
Databases2 869,579
Digital Signal Processing6 4,403,261
Displays1 190,616
End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)6 5,796,606
Engineering Design8 4,983,478
Graphics and Visualisation18 16,159,434
Human Communication in ICT12 2,746,207
Human-Computer Interaction86 41,308,350
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems23 7,834,226
Image and Vision Computing11 14,946,791
Information Systems75 41,683,873
Infrastructure and Urban Systems5 4,638,087
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)1 1,339,855
Music and Acoustic Technology4 10,785,133
Natural Language Processing4 991,238
Numerical Analysis1 889,220
Operational research9 2,757,675
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing35 12,014,741
Software Engineering7 2,815,931
Speech Technology1 120,685
Statistics and Applied Probability6 7,009,024
Theoretical computer science3 1,579,571
Verification and Correctness2 166,150
Vision, Hearing and Other Senses1 1,220,853