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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 Marine261 645,688,915
Chemicals147 436,922,690
Communications136 310,762,844
Construction75 153,302,477
Creative Industries33 95,972,936
Education15 44,992,381
Electronics213 403,889,635
Energy586 1,326,426,359
Environment108 245,476,769
Financial Services43 161,155,300
Food and Drink29 77,848,182
Healthcare531 914,877,509
Information Technologies495 800,141,057
Manufacturing422 962,092,601
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors1,089 694,180,870
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology201 498,651,666
R&D165 351,503,645
Retail14 46,330,835
Sports and Recreation9 14,701,083
Technical Consultancy25 68,152,539
Transport Systems and Vehicles130 489,267,298
Water41 117,848,011