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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 731,890,603
Chemicals171 609,381,996
Communications184 386,471,057
Construction100 285,881,545
Creative Industries45 93,402,847
Education30 51,473,672
Electronics246 504,122,353
Energy561 1,347,220,749
Environment146 351,832,305
Financial Services51 189,750,328
Food and Drink36 93,172,476
Healthcare504 987,331,674
Information Technologies445 835,231,159
Manufacturing441 1,040,617,627
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors824 658,761,400
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology222 539,558,034
R&D131 447,705,732
Retail14 43,133,305
Sports and Recreation9 18,004,437
Technical Consultancy35 65,065,735
Transport Systems and Vehicles153 468,988,440
Water65 210,648,073