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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 557,755,200
Chemicals129 365,562,796
Communications110 296,155,903
Construction55 151,651,505
Creative Industries31 136,879,078
Education12 66,182,249
Electronics158 267,526,519
Energy429 992,121,343
Environment111 270,071,899
Financial Services35 149,675,255
Food and Drink26 90,036,050
Healthcare441 951,135,787
Information Technologies485 980,081,146
Manufacturing335 796,106,367
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors1,111 862,483,956
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology160 529,621,697
R&D138 252,958,922
Retail10 55,672,975
Sports and Recreation4 5,125,121
Technical Consultancy15 54,597,368
Transport Systems and Vehicles88 322,282,361
Water37 115,818,123