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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 Marine272 531,638,358
Chemicals158 459,602,592
Communications215 350,956,589
Construction145 348,889,601
Creative Industries52 102,262,311
Education11 15,865,555
Electronics330 564,273,746
Energy773 1,098,146,876
Environment154 283,513,303
Financial Services39 91,657,824
Food and Drink41 78,289,834
Healthcare565 797,942,516
Information Technologies405 543,189,810
Manufacturing427 881,661,005
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors714 583,222,989
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology177 331,970,278
R&D93 254,122,502
Retail14 32,605,728
Sports and Recreation8 23,107,497
Technical Consultancy17 16,048,815
Transport Systems and Vehicles170 348,570,248
Water57 153,243,060