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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 Marine300 749,803,342
Chemicals167 602,872,144
Communications183 396,015,663
Construction99 258,377,019
Creative Industries51 109,998,391
Education32 58,672,578
Electronics248 507,117,798
Energy559 1,367,765,747
Environment139 349,517,383
Financial Services51 189,750,328
Food and Drink36 95,785,939
Healthcare512 1,018,499,232
Information Technologies489 867,312,981
Manufacturing451 1,046,311,260
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors829 682,352,297
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology219 536,528,368
R&D141 457,893,706
Retail15 48,204,062
Sports and Recreation10 21,406,090
Technical Consultancy35 65,065,735
Transport Systems and Vehicles152 474,943,494
Water65 204,058,783