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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 Marine281 567,987,073
Chemicals163 509,554,279
Communications198 324,168,475
Construction123 294,066,284
Creative Industries47 79,182,022
Education15 18,304,523
Electronics295 501,682,000
Energy697 1,159,038,246
Environment163 329,325,841
Financial Services38 96,338,043
Food and Drink42 75,141,416
Healthcare569 824,582,419
Information Technologies419 599,567,135
Manufacturing444 969,157,917
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors731 568,158,645
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology193 357,759,904
R&D107 332,728,310
Retail13 26,075,194
Sports and Recreation9 17,843,731
Technical Consultancy18 16,149,479
Transport Systems and Vehicles164 369,976,081
Water61 172,449,755