Delivering better research is fundamental to the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia, and NIHR has a key role in boosting research to generate the research evidence needed to make a step change in prevention, treatment and care. Across Government, research spending on dementia has increased by nearly 50 percent since 2010/11, with an ambition to further double spending over the decade following the end of the present Parliament.

Key developments since May 2013 include:

Other major contributions to developing dementia research include: