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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 Marine294 750,912,956
Chemicals167 598,471,157
Communications190 389,732,459
Construction111 325,431,139
Creative Industries55 110,160,792
Education26 51,348,209
Electronics264 516,728,305
Energy629 1,388,624,508
Environment162 390,027,244
Financial Services51 188,653,647
Food and Drink40 94,592,908
Healthcare528 1,045,524,813
Information Technologies476 886,999,386
Manufacturing441 1,038,020,795
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors772 606,199,360
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology223 533,057,581
R&D135 443,687,209
Retail13 42,933,246
Sports and Recreation9 18,003,464
Technical Consultancy34 64,822,214
Transport Systems and Vehicles166 455,714,473
Water71 226,136,579