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EPSRC Support By Industrial Sector

EPSRC classifies the research it supports by industrial relevance/sector. A list of industrial sectors and their meanings are available.

Please note that the assignment of a sector to a grant indicates that the sector 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 industrial sector.
Industrial SectorNumber of GrantsValue (£)
Aerospace, Defence and Marine283 574,318,906
Chemicals160 516,311,988
Communications184 306,890,721
Construction117 309,551,063
Creative Industries45 78,439,266
Education19 20,220,943
Electronics269 472,894,793
Energy630 1,170,374,947
Environment158 348,697,167
Financial Services36 91,762,382
Food and Drink38 78,210,718
Healthcare524 805,826,332
Information Technologies422 605,404,945
Manufacturing426 948,156,656
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors763 569,503,575
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology196 384,649,667
R&D117 355,284,351
Retail13 27,229,280
Sports and Recreation9 17,845,553
Technical Consultancy31 33,040,034
Transport Systems and Vehicles157 381,124,794
Water63 182,609,539