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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 Marine303 728,339,906
Chemicals163 442,360,560
Communications142 318,432,508
Construction92 189,120,384
Creative Industries51 108,028,298
Education27 56,193,092
Electronics234 440,097,735
Energy576 1,297,096,828
Environment138 315,095,381
Financial Services57 172,545,007
Food and Drink35 87,864,229
Healthcare534 915,196,941
Information Technologies495 830,543,382
Manufacturing452 949,571,112
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors1,010 825,508,610
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology213 490,124,715
R&D169 383,148,615
Retail13 48,521,587
Sports and Recreation8 13,713,652
Technical Consultancy31 65,263,918
Transport Systems and Vehicles152 471,388,865
Water55 128,307,753