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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 Marine249 632,984,752
Chemicals148 409,354,630
Communications131 306,550,700
Construction74 152,003,235
Creative Industries32 94,412,278
Education14 44,080,752
Electronics202 375,768,103
Energy563 1,315,949,285
Environment106 249,516,297
Financial Services42 156,210,724
Food and Drink31 85,800,685
Healthcare499 895,845,351
Information Technologies479 778,244,498
Manufacturing417 933,492,745
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors1,153 739,248,203
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology201 530,826,075
R&D184 337,501,631
Retail12 44,842,939
Sports and Recreation9 14,331,731
Technical Consultancy23 64,663,257
Transport Systems and Vehicles118 483,756,240
Water42 116,735,080