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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 Marine301 590,331,918
Chemicals173 478,392,158
Communications225 357,113,035
Construction157 354,520,625
Creative Industries55 103,464,914
Education12 16,525,508
Electronics351 577,359,649
Energy865 1,383,483,772
Environment179 344,449,429
Financial Services39 91,660,522
Food and Drink43 78,807,567
Healthcare628 850,887,469
Information Technologies447 602,158,153
Manufacturing485 943,562,968
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors862 656,949,036
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology197 344,486,053
R&D101 281,522,630
Retail14 32,606,372
Sports and Recreation8 23,108,257
Technical Consultancy20 16,610,906
Transport Systems and Vehicles196 363,766,830
Water72 184,388,046