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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 Marine289 557,305,040
Chemicals165 517,435,645
Communications199 322,417,681
Construction120 288,527,507
Creative Industries48 80,347,818
Education19 20,220,943
Electronics281 488,828,328
Energy690 1,151,151,234
Environment163 336,077,848
Financial Services38 94,109,356
Food and Drink41 79,030,484
Healthcare562 845,213,194
Information Technologies423 596,879,582
Manufacturing438 967,868,748
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors711 560,020,498
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology194 372,840,931
R&D117 343,798,513
Retail12 32,044,276
Sports and Recreation9 17,843,731
Technical Consultancy20 17,638,841
Transport Systems and Vehicles168 365,597,935
Water61 172,734,513