Other sources of funding

Other sources of funding

Association Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is the national membership organisation for medical and health research charities. They have 140 member charities many of whom fund research.

Health Innovation Challenge Fund offered in partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health, is designed to accelerate the clinical application of projects that are well advanced along the development pathway.

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) operates across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion and brings together Innovate UK, a new organisation, Research England and the seven Research Councils:

Wellcome Trust supports research and other initiatives in:

  • biomedical science
  • population health
  • product development and applied research
  • humanities and social science
  • public engagement and creative industries.