Published: 14 December 2022

Charities are vital partners in UK research because they respond to patients' priorities, tackles areas of unmet need, and accelerate health impact.

Our animation and infographic explore how they make research happen, providing help for today and hope for tomorrow. You can also download a PDF version of this infographic.

Sources:

  1. AMRC charities provide the largest proportion of public funding for multiple stages of research: Completing the puzzle
  2. 91% of AMRC charities use patient voice in their research strategy or influencing work: Our sector’s footprint 2021
  3. 24% of medical products and interventions reported by public funders have resulted from charity funding: Making a difference: Impact Report 2021
  4. 67 AMRC charities fund research on rare diseases: Spotlight on Rare Diseases
  5. 66% of public funding into cancer research is provided by AMRC charities: Completing the puzzle
  6. 25% of collaborations reported by public funders over the last 20 years have resulted from charity funding: Making a difference: Impact Report 2021
  7. £7 billion has been leveraged for UK medical research by AMRC charities over the last 20 years: Making a difference: Impact Report 2021