Table 2

Summary of number of research projects by funder type

Funder typeSourceTotal projects
Mixed1. ClinicalTrials.gov
2. WHO—mixed funder register
57
Diabetes Charity1. Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation UK
2. Diabetes UK
47
UK Government1. BBSRC
2. Chief Scientist Office
3. MRC
4. NIHR
35
Charity (other)1. British Heart Foundation
2. The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation
3. Wellcome
28
Industry1. Novo Nordisk (industry)5
  • Funder type categories:

  • Mixed: These sources contained multiple types of research funder including charity (diabetes and other), UK government funding and industry.

  • Diabetes Charity: These sources only funded research related to diabetes. Funds are raised through charitable means.

  • Charity (other): These sources funded research into different conditions and types of biomedical research, including T1D.

  • Funds are raised through charitable means.

  • UK Government: These sources funded research into different conditions and types of biomedical research, including T1D. Funds are provided by grants via government research organisations.

  • Industry: These sources funded research into different conditions and types of biomedical research, including T1D.

  • Funds are provided by business and pharmaceutical companies.