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Wellcome Trust to spend £16bn on research with focus on Covid vaccines

Britain’s biggest charity unveils spending plan over next decade after record return on investments * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverage The Wellcome Trust, Britain’s biggest charity, is ramping up spending on science research to £16bn over the next 10 years, with a focus on funding next-generation Covid-19 vaccines, after it reaped the highest investment returns in a quarter of a century. Wellcome said it was making its biggest funding commitment to science and health in its 85-year history. It was created by the will of the pharmaceuticals entrepreneur Sir Henry Wellcome in 1936. The £16bn promise comes after it spent more than £9bn on research grants and other charitable activities over the past decade, including £1.2bn last year alone. Continue reading...
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