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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 Marine307 737,282,675
Chemicals186 577,560,717
Communications161 338,300,446
Construction99 232,571,493
Creative Industries54 112,888,825
Education31 60,437,535
Electronics248 462,219,936
Energy571 1,379,218,424
Environment141 315,930,919
Financial Services59 174,448,998
Food and Drink34 93,135,614
Healthcare537 963,595,184
Information Technologies513 824,458,754
Manufacturing457 1,047,140,956
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors989 816,756,357
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology232 503,422,678
R&D173 490,803,238
Retail12 50,044,298
Sports and Recreation11 21,723,002
Technical Consultancy34 65,985,450
Transport Systems and Vehicles157 490,765,930
Water64 156,664,761