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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 Marine301 708,186,052
Chemicals166 551,922,068
Communications184 355,627,216
Construction100 217,853,340
Creative Industries52 110,350,271
Education32 58,672,578
Electronics246 464,053,850
Energy558 1,310,971,286
Environment139 307,685,640
Financial Services51 189,750,328
Food and Drink37 95,975,934
Healthcare510 969,935,017
Information Technologies483 825,976,692
Manufacturing451 997,760,184
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors860 702,400,136
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology217 495,040,734
R&D137 444,965,353
Retail15 48,204,062
Sports and Recreation10 21,406,090
Technical Consultancy35 65,065,735
Transport Systems and Vehicles153 434,480,926
Water65 162,545,833