Treatments for snakebites already exist and yet the human toll from snakebites is one of the world's biggest hidden health crises.
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Find out about contract opportunities to support Wellcome's mission to improve human health – including an overview of each project, who can apply and how.
Our mission is to understand which approaches are effective in supporting mental health in the workplace. To do this, we are bringing together employers and the mental health science community to build a better understanding of what works, for whom and in what context.
Our mission is to help find the next generation of treatments and approaches to prevent, manage and stop relapse of anxiety and depression in young people worldwide. Here's what we're doing and how.
Project summaries of Wellcome grants awarded under the scheme ‘Translation Fund’.
Project summaries of Wellcome grants awarded under the scheme ‘Pathfinder Awards’.
We want to help the world overcome Covid-19. We’re calling for urgent international action to get lifesaving tests, treatments and vaccines from the laboratory to the front line, so they reach those most in need around the world.
Science and health research should be open to anyone with a great idea.
The collective overuse of antibiotics has caused one of the most urgent health problems. We want to transform the world's response towards stemming the rise of drug-resistant infections.
Vaccines prevent disease, save countless lives and cut healthcare costs. We want to help develop new vaccines and work out how to use the existing ones in a better way.
We worked with EU institutions, the UK government, the research sector and others to achieve a Brexit settlement that allows research to thrive in the UK and Europe.
We work with a wide range of partners, including governments, research funders, learned societies, charities and commercial organisations, in the UK, Europe and globally.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and data technologies are transforming research and healthcare. We want to make sure everyone benefits from health data innovation.
Together, by fully funding R&D for testing, treatment and vaccines, we can achieve COVID-Zero: no more preventable deaths, no more lockdowns and no more disruption.
Any Covid-19 vaccines, tests and treatments developed should benefit the whole world. We are working with the ACT-Accelerator and other international partners to make sure that happens.
Research on research (also known as meta-research, the science of science and meta-science) is the study of research itself.
Following the work led by Jim Smith in reviewing the way we support science, Wellcome is now reviewing its wider strategy.
Current practices prioritise outputs over people’s wellbeing. We want to help build a better research culture – one that is creative, inclusive and honest.
How Wellcome is working to ensure that research evidence is used to influence policy and practice.
Research is an essential part of being ready for and responding to public health emergencies, like COVID-19 and Ebola.