The Wellcome Leap Fund will be a £250 million charity designed to accelerate discovery and innovation by taking risks and providing funding at scale for ambitious scientific goals.
Everyone should have access to the life-changing benefits of medicines and other healthcare interventions, like vaccines, diagnostics and therapies.
The Surveillance and Epidemiology of Drug-resistant Infections Consortium (SEDRIC) brings together a range of international experts to share expertise and take action to tackle the gaps in drug-resistant infection surveillance and epidemiology.
We want the research we fund – like publications, data, software and materials – to be open and accessible, so it can have the greatest possible impact.
We're working with the UK government and others to achieve a Brexit settlement that allows research to thrive in the UK and Europe.
We’re working with the youth sector to help give young people from disadvantaged backgrounds more opportunities to engage with and take part in science activities outside school.
We support researchers across the world to explore fundamental questions about health and disease.
Emerging science and technologies, such as human genome editing and gene drive, could provide new solutions to health problems.
Patient data is hugely valuable for research. But the value of that data can only be unlocked if concerns about patient privacy are taken seriously.
Government investment plays an important part in supporting scientific excellence in the UK.
Research is an essential part of being ready for and responding to public health emergencies.
Over the past 25 years, we’ve made a number of critical strategic investments. These multi-million pound, long-term investments in people, resources and technology have helped transform key areas of science.
We want researchers to work and train in environments where world-class research and translation can thrive. So we invest in the places where research happens.
Our Research Leadership Development Programme connects senior researchers with great leaders to help improve their skills.
The European General Data Protection Regulation was agreed in April 2016 and took effect from 25 May 2018.
Why funding research into the humanities and social sciences is important, and what we're doing.
Before an area becomes a priority, we explore it to see what impact our involvement could have.
The people, projects and places we support include everyone from small community groups and charities to Nobel Prize winners and national galleries.
Sharing your ideas with the public and getting new perspectives can enhance your research. We offer public engagement funding, advice and training opportunities for all Wellcome-funded researchers.
The European Commission has published a proposal to update EU copyright law so that it applies equally across Europe and is fit for purpose in the 21st century.