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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 533,222,468
Chemicals157 451,955,411
Communications217 344,782,842
Construction145 347,922,085
Creative Industries54 105,690,695
Education11 15,865,555
Electronics330 557,496,311
Energy780 1,100,467,948
Environment155 283,905,326
Financial Services40 92,053,994
Food and Drink43 78,871,544
Healthcare563 786,887,411
Information Technologies410 540,284,058
Manufacturing432 874,737,147
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors716 566,814,552
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology177 329,844,214
R&D87 243,199,822
Retail15 33,073,185
Sports and Recreation8 23,107,497
Technical Consultancy18 16,444,985
Transport Systems and Vehicles174 352,270,579
Water57 152,921,938