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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 Marine201 526,978,101
Chemicals130 300,597,559
Communications112 273,332,318
Construction59 138,546,481
Creative Industries34 143,929,509
Education12 66,182,249
Electronics170 283,719,053
Energy435 925,736,063
Environment108 223,937,695
Financial Services31 117,149,236
Food and Drink26 89,671,279
Healthcare446 895,707,660
Information Technologies489 866,938,602
Manufacturing328 735,884,891
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors1,151 815,385,489
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology158 453,526,049
R&D159 267,569,307
Retail8 40,978,195
Sports and Recreation5 9,904,334
Technical Consultancy16 54,978,392
Transport Systems and Vehicles94 313,993,550
Water37 100,814,563