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Spend by region and investment mechanism

BBSRC spend 2016-17: £464.1 million

These charts show regional spend in 2016-17.

  • The outer rings show the composition by investment mechanism of the total spend for each region
  • The inner rings show the total funding split between HEIs and strategically-funded institutes for each region, irrespective of investment mechanism

All figures given in £ million. Capital expenditure included for strategically-funded institutes only; all other BBSRC capital is excluded.


Colour Investment mechanism
Strategic (ISPG, etc.) Outer circle
Research grants
HEIs Inner circle
Strategically-funded institutes


Region Spend
Eastern £155.2m
South East £58.9m
London £45.5m
North West £30.8m
East Midlands £20.2m
South West £21.9m
Scotland £61.8m
Wales £12.1m
West Midlands £21.4m
Yorkshire & Humberside £25.3m
North East £9.2m
Northern Ireland £1.7m