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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 Marine271 533,796,207
Chemicals155 458,079,357
Communications216 351,471,968
Construction149 350,132,517
Creative Industries52 102,262,311
Education11 15,865,555
Electronics333 566,001,751
Energy785 1,114,027,387
Environment158 284,560,122
Financial Services39 91,657,824
Food and Drink41 78,289,834
Healthcare559 798,702,753
Information Technologies409 546,580,723
Manufacturing427 896,233,566
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors741 591,456,836
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology180 335,506,775
R&D92 253,787,567
Retail14 32,605,728
Sports and Recreation8 23,107,497
Technical Consultancy17 16,048,815
Transport Systems and Vehicles171 348,301,328
Water60 153,761,819