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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 Marine279 588,961,687
Chemicals160 562,710,824
Communications184 324,678,259
Construction115 325,628,766
Creative Industries44 91,810,065
Education19 20,660,144
Electronics260 475,094,307
Energy621 1,212,699,869
Environment157 347,715,870
Financial Services37 130,562,382
Food and Drink36 73,378,262
Healthcare507 855,786,541
Information Technologies428 661,798,666
Manufacturing419 1,000,303,122
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors762 571,134,035
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology197 398,276,923
R&D122 390,193,192
Retail11 26,213,578
Sports and Recreation8 17,744,589
Technical Consultancy29 32,024,331
Transport Systems and Vehicles156 395,143,366
Water63 182,609,539