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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 Marine307 765,254,385
Chemicals176 606,269,603
Communications177 392,526,821
Construction101 267,719,671
Creative Industries53 112,751,518
Education32 60,944,290
Electronics247 502,111,501
Energy560 1,364,629,322
Environment140 348,201,759
Financial Services52 197,060,650
Food and Drink36 95,845,493
Healthcare513 1,015,034,583
Information Technologies496 883,161,829
Manufacturing454 1,058,883,649
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors836 696,618,126
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology221 537,042,915
R&D145 468,192,649
Retail14 48,186,821
Sports and Recreation10 21,406,090
Technical Consultancy36 66,139,424
Transport Systems and Vehicles150 480,594,018
Water64 192,850,314