The UK10K project is a major collaboration among several leading academic and research institutions including Bristol University, King's College London, the Medical Research Council, UK Department of Health and the Wellcome Sanger Insititute. The primary funding for the project is from Wellcome.
Wellcome is a global charity dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. It supports the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities. Wellcome's breadth of support includes public engagement, education and the application of research to improve health. It is independent of both political and commercial interests.
For more information on the work of Wellcome, please visit the Wellcome webpages.