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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 Marine289 572,168,903
Chemicals165 510,043,019
Communications199 322,133,653
Construction124 289,282,432
Creative Industries48 80,228,829
Education18 19,191,518
Electronics293 501,515,806
Energy706 1,166,452,987
Environment165 337,452,459
Financial Services38 94,109,356
Food and Drink42 75,141,416
Healthcare574 838,384,676
Information Technologies427 599,691,439
Manufacturing455 974,769,747
No relevance to Underpinning Sectors722 561,858,265
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology194 359,699,988
R&D114 336,388,744
Retail14 32,606,372
Sports and Recreation9 17,843,731
Technical Consultancy20 17,638,841
Transport Systems and Vehicles167 368,372,519
Water62 172,938,019