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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 Marine270 529,716,191
Chemicals156 448,202,671
Communications217 340,524,124
Construction143 333,371,037
Creative Industries55 106,072,748
Education11 15,865,555
Electronics331 557,624,377
Energy769 1,075,624,330
Environment151 282,205,748
Financial Services39 92,795,006
Food and Drink45 79,422,720
Healthcare551 778,587,400
Information Technologies420 546,564,094
Manufacturing429 863,759,776
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors705 563,269,069
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology173 322,866,809
R&D85 236,962,087
Retail15 33,073,185
Sports and Recreation7 23,006,533
Technical Consultancy18 16,444,985
Transport Systems and Vehicles177 342,697,922
Water55 151,107,204