Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Funding  - Unallowable Costs


The Contractor shall not normally use the funding provided under the Contract for any of the following costs:

(i) costs of animal research, or other work which is not patient- or people-focused translational clinical research in the NHS;

(ii) costs relating to activities undertaken outside the Biomedical Research Centre, including infrastructure and support costs of related research supported by other funding bodies;

(iii) capital equipment costing more than £5,000;

(iv) costs of university laboratories or infrastructure;

(v) indirect costs incurred by the university partner;

(vi) Full Economic Costs of the time of employed and funded staff devoted to the work of the Biomedical Research Centre;

(vii) costs associated with R&D activity which does not have a clear written protocol, and which has not been subjected to appropriate independent peer review;

(viii) costs of patient care services (i.e. treatment costs as defined in HSG(97)32 dated 29 May 1997), staff training, undergraduate or postgraduate education, not covered above; and

(ix) costs that are, or should be, in the opinion of the Authority, met by another body, for example a commercial organisation.