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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 536,084,900
Chemicals151 459,329,669
Communications211 351,353,666
Construction144 342,961,434
Creative Industries52 102,262,311
Education9 15,089,655
Electronics336 568,948,421
Energy767 1,115,571,063
Environment162 291,529,895
Financial Services38 91,011,900
Food and Drink42 78,699,538
Healthcare550 788,425,732
Information Technologies413 551,047,337
Manufacturing435 906,071,477
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors720 603,278,511
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology177 333,385,542
R&D96 257,653,771
Retail14 32,605,728
Sports and Recreation8 23,107,497
Technical Consultancy17 16,048,815
Transport Systems and Vehicles168 340,705,806
Water62 166,262,745