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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 Marine298 718,799,064
Chemicals167 600,426,306
Communications191 382,177,172
Construction118 307,518,090
Creative Industries58 115,774,685
Education27 52,488,802
Electronics262 518,878,401
Energy649 1,340,361,010
Environment167 384,164,003
Financial Services51 188,653,647
Food and Drink41 100,858,385
Healthcare542 1,002,979,454
Information Technologies478 871,768,550
Manufacturing440 1,043,962,837
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors775 603,004,027
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology222 505,487,514
R&D136 440,546,760
Retail13 43,509,312
Sports and Recreation8 17,744,589
Technical Consultancy35 65,024,803
Transport Systems and Vehicles169 453,503,556
Water74 227,310,444