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Grant conditions

These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.

Good research practice guidelines

Organisational governance, research integrity and design, sharing research outputs, mentoring, research culture and maximising the impact of research.

Open access policy

What the policy applies to, how to comply, preprints, costs we'll provide and sanctions.

Overheads policy

When researchers can ask for overheads and what costs are included.

Bullying and harassment policy

What we expect from the people and organisations we fund, why we ask to be informed and what we do with this information, sanctions and handling allegations.

Grant funding policies

Our grant funding policies and guidelines in areas such as good research practice, bullying and harassment, use of animals, research misconduct and more.

Logo usage

If you have current Wellcome funding, you can use our logo on websites, presentations, paperwork and promotional materials.

Data, software and materials management and sharing policy

How researchers should manage and share data, software and materials that arise from Wellcome-funded research and outputs management plans.

Policy on intellectual property

What it applies to, what we expect from the researchers and organisations we fund.

Clinical trials policy

Funding, requirements before, during and after a clinical trial.

Research involving people in low- and middle-income countries

Responding to local healthcare needs, selecting research participants, community consultation, proxy consent for minors, ethical review and post-research access to interventions.

Policy on consent and revenue and equity sharing

What researchers and organisations must do if they want to commercialise Wellcome-funded intellectual property, getting consent and reporting on Wellcome IP-related activities.

Research involving human participants policy

What we expect from the researchers and organisations we fund, participants' rights, interests and safety, legislation, approval, consent and best practice guidance.

Maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave

Find out what costs Wellcome will cover and what you need to do if you take leave during your grant.

Research misconduct

Responsibilities of organisations, sanctions and handling allegations.

How to report grant progress

Wellcome's online portal for our grantholders to report on their funded work.

Managing risks of research misuse

Joint BBSRC, MRC and Wellcome statement on managing risks of misuse associated with grant funding activities.

Sick leave

Find out what costs Wellcome will cover if you need to take sick leave during your grant.

Our guidance on intellectual property commercialisation agreements

Some of the key issues that we expect to see addressed in intellectual property commercialisation agreements.

Conflicts of interest policy: Wellcome-funded researchers and commercial organisations

Our policy, how researchers and organisations must identify and manage any potential conflicts of interest, compliance, breaches of our policy and sanctions.

Use of animals in research policy

What we expect from the researchers and organisations we fund, animals covered by the policy, 3Rs standards, NC3Rs peer review and when researchers must contact us.

Confidentiality of the application review process

How and why we keep the application review process confidential.

Researchers funded by the tobacco industry

Why we don't support researchers funded by the tobacco industry.

International sanctions: how they can affect grants

Who our policy applies to and what researchers and organisations must do.

Privacy and confidentiality: Wellcome grants

Wellcome is committed to safeguarding your personal information in accordance with data protection law.

Coronavirus (Covid-19): information for grant applicants and grantholders

Coronavirus (Covid-19) - information for anyone applying for, or who holds, a Wellcome grant.

Carbon offset policy for travel

What we expect from the people we fund, costs we'll pay and what researchers and organisations need to do.