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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 Marine293 754,332,352
Chemicals169 611,069,029
Communications184 383,765,409
Construction103 302,710,076
Creative Industries51 102,167,537
Education30 51,473,672
Electronics254 510,734,498
Energy591 1,373,690,290
Environment156 383,913,589
Financial Services51 189,566,888
Food and Drink37 93,839,793
Healthcare498 994,862,757
Information Technologies452 869,244,862
Manufacturing444 1,044,653,049
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors781 596,941,511
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology217 532,576,548
R&D133 444,479,059
Retail14 43,132,851
Sports and Recreation9 18,004,437
Technical Consultancy33 64,683,835
Transport Systems and Vehicles155 459,158,639
Water68 214,897,518