Independent report

The value of UK medical research to EU science and health

This report identifies how UK research contributes to medical progress, highlighting the benefit for EU science, and how this has improved the health of EU patients

Academy of Medical Sciences, Arthritis Research UK, Association of Medical Research Charities, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, MRC, Technopolis Group, Transforming Mental Health,Wellcome


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Five key areas of the UK research environment are emphasised in this report, including:

  • contributions to advisory bodies, networks and policies
  • participation in pan-EU clinical trials
  • coordination and hosting of some of Europe’s unique large-scale infrastructures for medical research
  • development of new therapies and medical technologies that benefit EU patients
  • training early career researchers from across the EU

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