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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 Marine276 568,209,555
Chemicals157 466,313,986
Communications210 344,296,011
Construction146 343,464,798
Creative Industries50 100,545,130
Education9 15,089,655
Electronics330 556,710,490
Energy762 1,124,677,894
Environment169 337,243,953
Financial Services38 91,014,598
Food and Drink43 78,807,567
Healthcare554 803,540,472
Information Technologies411 582,721,680
Manufacturing438 923,679,693
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors736 599,796,511
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology182 336,932,039
R&D98 279,409,481
Retail14 32,606,372
Sports and Recreation8 23,108,257
Technical Consultancy18 16,349,629
Transport Systems and Vehicles175 342,833,688
Water69 182,666,471