Contact us

We offer a wide variety of assistance during all stages of the research process. If in doubt, please get in touch.

  • Do you need help getting started? Contact the Research Design Service.
  • Do you want to know if we will fund your idea? Contact our programme team (see below).
  • Do you need assistance running your study in the NHS? Contact the Study Support Service.

Invention for Innovation

NIHR Central Commissioning Facility
Grange House
15 Church Street
Twickenham TW1 3NL

Tel: 020 8843 8015 Helpline

Our operating hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm


Director of Innovation Programmes & Head of Intellectual Property

Mr Ben Patient


Assistant Director

Dr Ruth Nebauer


Head of Special Projects

Dr Ian Newington


Senior Programme Managers

Dr Andrew Barber

Dr Caterina Lombardo

Dr Chris Hill

Mr Freddy Guenemi

Mrs Paula Milton

Dr Raffaella Roncone


Programme Managers

Dr Emma Blamont

Dr Katherine Horner


Research Officers

Mr Bryan Dar

Miss Aisha Wamala

Miss Lily Tomlinson


Senior Administrator

Mrs Karen Hawes