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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 789,152,361
Chemicals173 613,429,769
Communications186 388,053,631
Construction111 328,677,244
Creative Industries54 109,627,114
Education31 52,313,004
Electronics269 517,006,830
Energy615 1,391,932,394
Environment164 385,202,684
Financial Services51 188,653,647
Food and Drink42 95,186,720
Healthcare529 1,041,668,327
Information Technologies465 877,882,705
Manufacturing450 1,059,812,948
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors794 611,399,821
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology222 534,774,652
R&D135 444,728,613
Retail13 42,933,246
Sports and Recreation9 18,003,464
Technical Consultancy36 65,155,361
Transport Systems and Vehicles157 466,212,130
Water70 215,315,068