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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 Marine270 550,716,896
Chemicals153 461,021,552
Communications207 343,022,677
Construction145 342,306,794
Creative Industries51 101,029,191
Education9 15,089,655
Electronics330 556,274,162
Energy758 1,116,345,035
Environment169 325,327,345
Financial Services38 91,014,598
Food and Drink43 78,807,567
Healthcare549 804,469,043
Information Technologies407 578,927,362
Manufacturing429 913,303,136
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors708 593,603,309
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology181 339,031,053
R&D98 279,224,016
Retail14 32,606,372
Sports and Recreation8 23,108,257
Technical Consultancy16 16,022,213
Transport Systems and Vehicles168 337,988,633
Water66 181,509,875