Funding to support research in the NHS
We invest in research infrastructure - funding people, research centres, networks and other facilities - to support research in the NHS, thereby creating the most integrated health research system in the world.
Funding to support research in universities
We fund research schools and units at leading universities to generate innovative research to inform health, public health, primary care and social care.
Funding to support researchers
We advise applicants to our research programmes regarding their research methodology and fund Clinical Trial Units to support design, development and delivery of quality research projects.
Funding to support DHSC priorities
We support the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in awarding research funding to meet their priorities and fund research to support their policy research needs and those of arms-length bodies.