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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 Marine319 737,781,674
Chemicals183 573,909,125
Communications172 348,730,614
Construction105 234,804,099
Creative Industries55 114,309,762
Education33 61,803,682
Electronics250 469,175,051
Energy572 1,346,474,030
Environment143 315,883,660
Financial Services56 200,901,087
Food and Drink36 95,845,493
Healthcare536 1,001,144,637
Information Technologies515 854,134,168
Manufacturing467 1,048,792,267
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors884 758,960,683
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology229 503,923,304
R&D158 477,559,084
Retail14 51,780,957
Sports and Recreation10 21,406,090
Technical Consultancy33 65,266,751
Transport Systems and Vehicles159 464,963,823
Water62 150,096,600