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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 Marine298 722,306,891
Chemicals160 438,565,536
Communications139 318,520,253
Construction88 184,825,202
Creative Industries49 106,095,824
Education25 55,337,926
Electronics233 439,816,709
Energy593 1,378,718,397
Environment139 314,999,943
Financial Services55 170,710,994
Food and Drink33 88,209,467
Healthcare566 927,935,481
Information Technologies499 839,655,062
Manufacturing452 966,179,698
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors999 807,738,212
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology213 495,761,301
R&D173 388,127,464
Retail15 47,143,329
Sports and Recreation8 13,717,166
Technical Consultancy29 69,088,912
Transport Systems and Vehicles152 503,062,725
Water47 131,495,870