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Our goal is always to increase research capacity, research expertise and deliver clear patient benefits.

We work in partnership with a range of organisations; public, private and not-for-profit sectors, UK statutory funding institutes and other medical research charities who all share an interest in our strategic themes:

  • Preventing kidney diseases
  • Controlling and delaying kidney diseases
  • Replacing, restoring and regenerating kidney function
  • Pregnancy and kidney diseases
  • Childhood kidney diseases
  • Addressing inequality in kidney diseases
  • Rare kidney diseases.
Dr Ben Caplin

What, why and how to partner with us...

Find out more about partnership options

Our flexible approach allows us to work across a wide range of UK and international partners. We have a variety of business models, from co-funding large scale research projects to offering support for the very best early-stage renal research careers.

  • We have decades of experience working with the UK’s top scientists and clinicians
  • We work in partnership with several commercial organisations
  • We are members of the ABPI patient and public involvement group and we adhere to the ABPI code of practice
  • We are members of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) Patient Group Partners and a member of the SMC Public Involvement Network and the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group's Patient and Public Involvement Group
  • We have robust governance processes for all our research.
Impact of research

What we offer our partners

  • An excellent track record in partnerships
  • Best practice approach to funding research
  • Access to an extensive network of renal research innovators, academic experts and institutions
  • Delivering patient views and expertise.

Our partnerships and collaborations

We work with others to increase research capacity, achieving research outcomes sooner and to deliver benefits to people with kidney disease.

Kidney Research UK and Diabetes UK joint statement

Our statement aims to highlight the seriousness of kidney disease in people with diabetes and our joint intent to address this problem together.

Got a question? Get in touch.

For more information or if you have any questions, get in touch with our Research Unit:

0300 303 1100

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