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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 560,997,436
Chemicals164 515,287,354
Communications197 321,050,477
Construction121 289,581,281
Creative Industries49 80,746,285
Education18 19,823,263
Electronics283 490,223,053
Energy692 1,151,177,533
Environment165 336,886,935
Financial Services38 94,109,356
Food and Drink42 80,704,232
Healthcare570 849,728,513
Information Technologies428 598,936,424
Manufacturing453 980,437,110
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors716 559,901,416
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology195 373,230,321
R&D117 339,821,090
Retail14 32,606,372
Sports and Recreation9 17,843,731
Technical Consultancy20 17,638,841
Transport Systems and Vehicles168 368,769,317
Water62 172,938,019