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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 Marine215 543,028,166
Chemicals135 380,197,973
Communications116 249,968,819
Construction60 130,046,519
Creative Industries31 95,123,413
Education10 43,660,895
Electronics187 316,233,074
Energy482 1,066,308,626
Environment100 230,518,004
Financial Services35 127,782,763
Food and Drink29 90,305,420
Healthcare448 863,882,948
Information Technologies495 762,236,986
Manufacturing343 828,339,002
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors1,132 761,594,440
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology167 470,939,432
R&D168 314,618,886
Retail7 31,438,835
Sports and Recreation6 9,950,433
Technical Consultancy18 60,187,202
Transport Systems and Vehicles106 332,659,707
Water35 105,969,421