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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 Marine284 587,352,272
Chemicals157 497,118,941
Communications208 331,935,041
Construction141 336,424,478
Creative Industries51 100,762,967
Education10 15,749,607
Electronics309 532,598,266
Energy747 1,225,447,914
Environment171 347,570,061
Financial Services37 101,690,826
Food and Drink42 78,660,363
Healthcare576 855,806,517
Information Technologies401 590,929,931
Manufacturing441 963,332,240
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors736 597,404,882
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology187 346,499,183
R&D101 319,607,943
Retail14 32,606,372
Sports and Recreation7 22,408,867
Technical Consultancy17 15,946,890
Transport Systems and Vehicles176 389,676,974
Water65 182,266,551