NCRI has been collecting research funding data since 2002 in order to understand how money is distributed across various areas of research and identify any gaps.

NCRI Partner organisations are asked to submit data each year on how much they have spent on research and the research projects and programmes that they spent it on. Each piece of research funding is then coded by cancer site and by research category, using an international classification system called the Common Scientific Outline (CSO).

If you a reporting on information from the Cancer Research Database, please read the Data Usage Guidelines.


Trends in Disease Site Spend

Explore the information held in the Cancer Research Database.

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Spend by Research & Disease Site

Explore the information held in the Cancer Research Database using this interactive visualisation.

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Data package

Download the latest NCRI Cancer Research Database data package

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