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As a leading destination for clinical research, we offer a range of services and free support to help you design, plan, set-up and deliver research in the UK

We can work with you at any stage of your clinical development pipeline, from providing expertise in disease mechanisms and experimental medicine to support your early stage development programmes, through to supporting the design, set up and delivery of your study protocol in the NHS and social care system. We can also provide access to data, samples and patient cohorts across a broad range of disease areas.

What would you like to do?

  • Access our research expertise
    Discover how we can help you identify, partner and work with the UK’s leading academics and clinical experts and access NHS research intelligence.
  • Collaborate with us
    We have established a number of ready-formed national networks of experts to work with your organisation or company.
  • Apply for funding
    There are a number of NIHR funding programmes which industry can apply for in order to support their health and care research.
  • Run your study in the NHS
    From finding sites to performance monitoring, we provide a range of support to help the life sciences industry run your study in the NHS.

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