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Research spend by strategic priority

BBSRC research spend 2014-2015: £334M

Working with stakeholders, BBSRC has identified three key strategic research priorities that are essential to keep the UK at the cutting edge of bioscience.

All figures given in £M.

  • 55% of the portfolio addresses a strategic priority
  • 45% supports world-class underpinning bioscience

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Key

Colour Investment mechanism
Responsive mode
Initiatives
Research and industry clubs
Strategic (ISPG, etc.)
Fellowships
HEIs
BBSRC strategically funded institutes

Breakdown

Strategic priority Spend
Agriculture and food security £109.2M
Industrial biotechnology and bioenergy £52.1M
Bioscience for health £58.2M
World-class underpinning bioscience £149.4M