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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 Marine273 678,069,060
Chemicals152 446,437,074
Communications135 323,607,911
Construction80 165,648,504
Creative Industries38 101,668,124
Education20 50,703,475
Electronics215 423,132,330
Energy599 1,327,137,669
Environment125 256,971,601
Financial Services49 168,066,765
Food and Drink31 83,811,165
Healthcare545 941,469,183
Information Technologies503 827,897,964
Manufacturing434 974,361,804
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors1,101 843,444,310
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology210 506,266,533
R&D168 354,609,765
Retail13 45,892,293
Sports and Recreation9 15,036,327
Technical Consultancy29 70,459,015
Transport Systems and Vehicles139 496,208,770
Water44 119,970,017