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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 Marine304 730,312,954
Chemicals158 422,447,652
Communications146 322,775,823
Construction93 193,438,941
Creative Industries52 108,380,177
Education26 58,325,467
Electronics229 435,564,011
Energy557 1,242,914,110
Environment140 318,163,527
Financial Services56 169,378,806
Food and Drink31 88,501,165
Healthcare520 921,561,515
Information Technologies495 821,899,121
Manufacturing450 925,608,315
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors1,009 820,918,773
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology208 483,711,559
R&D168 364,018,713
Retail13 48,521,587
Sports and Recreation10 17,728,947
Technical Consultancy32 65,636,661
Transport Systems and Vehicles151 482,973,856
Water60 144,032,312