Wellcome Trust

  • Address: Euston Road


The Wellcome Trust is a biomedical research charity based in London, United Kingdom. It was established in 1936 with legacies from the pharmaceutical magnate Sir Henry Wellcome to fund research to improve human and animal health. The aim of the Trust is to "achieve extraordinary improvements in health by supporting the brightest minds", and in addition to funding biomedical research it supports the public understanding of science. It has an endowment of £23.2 billion making it the second wealthiest charitable foundation in the world, after the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.