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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 Marine285 564,214,010
Chemicals159 511,980,463
Communications195 320,030,680
Construction119 288,440,583
Creative Industries48 80,347,818
Education18 20,071,971
Electronics276 484,302,375
Energy667 1,174,659,455
Environment163 349,614,610
Financial Services36 91,482,620
Food and Drink38 71,607,010
Healthcare543 812,430,636
Information Technologies417 590,253,764
Manufacturing431 950,523,256
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors738 566,397,823
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology196 364,878,320
R&D110 341,761,709
Retail11 25,513,098
Sports and Recreation9 17,843,731
Technical Consultancy27 24,388,931
Transport Systems and Vehicles164 383,695,465
Water62 175,451,706