2014-15 proposal funding rates

Note: EPSRC will continue to openly publish funding rate information.

In support of our 2011/12 to 2014/15 Delivery Plan, we now fund research by theme without distinguishing between responsive and targeted modes. EPSRC's published reports from 2011/12 onwards reflect current objectives and our new way of working.

In the financial year 01 April 2014 to 31 March 2015, EPSRC considered 2.386 research grant proposals through Peer Review, and provided funding for 914 - a funding rate of 38%. With a financial demand of £1,823 million, but only able to fund £713 million, gave a value of 39%. Funding rates exclude institution grants awarded by algorithmic methods).

During the same period, the average number constrained by the Repeatedly Unsuccessful Applicants policy was 15, and in March 2015 was 16.