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Insights for Industry

Helpful articles and useful guides for life sciences industry.

Helpful articles and useful guides for life sciences industry.

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Why the UK is your go-to destination for life sciences research

Ever wondered why the UK is one of the top global destinations for life science organisations delivering cutting-edge health and care research? This article summarises some of the UK’s unique selling points.

Find out what gives the UK a leading edge

The UK research ecosystem explained (and where the NIHR fits in)

First time delivering research in the UK?

Use our helpful guide to explore the UK research ecosystem. It explains the roles and remits of the different organisations involved and where the NIHR fits in.

Read our guide to the UK research ecosystem

How NIHR support can help make commercial trials more inclusive

Explore how we can support your Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) goals at every step of the research journey. This article explains how our support and services can help you to embed inclusive approaches when designing and delivering health and care research in the UK.

Read about EDI opportunities from the NIHR

10 step guide: Study Support Service for the life sciences industry

For those who are familiar with the NIHR Study Support Service, this quick reference guide outlines how to access the right support, at the right time, to maximise the benefits.

Read our 10 step guide

NIHR explains: Industry’s guide to UK research terminology

Different countries, sectors and organisations use different terminology and the UK is no different. In this helpful guide we have collated some of the common phrases and terminology you are likely to encounter while accessing NIHR support to plan and deliver research.

Read our guide to UK research terminology