Science to solve the urgent health challenges facing everyone

Wellcome is a global charitable foundation. We want everyone to benefit from science’s potential to improve health and save lives.

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Our mission

We support discovery research into life, health and wellbeing, and we’re taking on three worldwide health challenges: mental healthinfectious disease and climate and health.

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When Science Finds a Way

Join botanist-turned-Hollywood actor Alisha Wainwright as she meets the trailblazing scientists and researchers changing the world, alongside the people who have inspired and contributed to their work. All episodes are now available.

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Wellcome Collection

Wellcome Collection is our free museum exploring health and human experience.

Wellcome Photography Prize

Browse the shortlisted and winning images from over twenty years of the Wellcome Image Awards and Wellcome Photography Prize. 

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Learn about our teams, our strategy and how we are funded.