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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 Marine288 571,784,640
Chemicals164 520,382,357
Communications193 317,708,223
Construction117 298,909,776
Creative Industries47 79,493,645
Education19 20,220,943
Electronics272 469,231,340
Energy661 1,182,772,036
Environment161 349,924,692
Financial Services36 91,486,793
Food and Drink38 77,059,416
Healthcare540 822,331,653
Information Technologies420 593,868,510
Manufacturing427 947,612,412
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors762 573,006,660
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology197 380,691,591
R&D112 343,853,537
Retail11 25,513,098
Sports and Recreation9 17,844,751
Technical Consultancy28 24,605,036
Transport Systems and Vehicles164 384,154,735
Water61 175,235,431