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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 Marine282 540,889,000
Chemicals157 424,499,002
Communications213 336,408,028
Construction146 290,752,228
Creative Industries62 109,426,468
Education7 13,554,907
Electronics336 550,055,119
Energy780 1,241,101,036
Environment151 270,367,386
Financial Services41 93,533,841
Food and Drink47 79,790,015
Healthcare567 777,448,205
Information Technologies406 540,358,161
Manufacturing451 857,790,479
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors782 623,989,119
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology180 323,722,635
R&D73 200,379,389
Retail15 33,073,185
Sports and Recreation7 23,006,533
Technical Consultancy18 16,444,985
Transport Systems and Vehicles189 358,088,941
Water54 136,036,513