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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 735,372,255
Chemicals169 608,047,585
Communications182 385,634,848
Construction101 286,057,017
Creative Industries47 94,795,347
Education30 51,473,672
Electronics253 509,041,970
Energy565 1,348,756,922
Environment147 352,060,112
Financial Services51 189,750,328
Food and Drink36 93,172,476
Healthcare503 990,006,352
Information Technologies440 834,535,591
Manufacturing444 1,045,874,865
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors826 637,654,573
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology218 536,112,229
R&D129 446,774,941
Retail14 43,133,305
Sports and Recreation9 18,004,437
Technical Consultancy35 65,065,735
Transport Systems and Vehicles155 469,086,451
Water65 210,648,073