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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 Marine275 530,725,536
Chemicals155 305,463,620
Communications217 345,974,617
Construction140 296,498,756
Creative Industries57 106,204,298
Education9 15,063,917
Electronics342 557,708,312
Energy778 938,526,581
Environment148 269,697,236
Financial Services41 93,533,841
Food and Drink45 79,422,720
Healthcare567 782,272,904
Information Technologies423 546,094,139
Manufacturing441 728,499,964
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors733 575,274,916
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology177 323,792,063
R&D79 90,338,975
Retail15 33,073,185
Sports and Recreation7 23,006,533
Technical Consultancy18 16,444,985
Transport Systems and Vehicles180 347,383,731
Water53 137,852,450