Translating Innovative Science Into Clinical Solutions

Rosetrees is a private UK charity

Supporting cutting edge medical research since 1990.

The aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of society.

Currently, around 300 projects are supported, from seedcorn 'out of the box' research ideas to large awards, many with co-funders.

The focus is on testing new ideas across the spectrum of medical research to bring the earliest patient benefit.

How we make a difference

Since 1990 our continuous investment into scientists have led to over £1.15 billion in follow on funding at over 85 institutions.

In the last 5 years alone, our researchers as a result of a Rosetrees grant have leveraged a further £230 million from other funding bodies.

With the support of an initial Rosetrees grant we have facilitated the delivery of 47 drugs, gene therapies, diagnostic tools, therapeutic interventions and a vaccine.

Our Research

Our goal is to fund research that will benefit healthcare in 5-10 years.

Rosetrees Team

Rosetrees is run by a small, highly skilled and dedicated team.

Our Philosophy

We use a venture philanthropy approach to support new ideas 

Scientific Advisory


We are advised by a panel of internationally renowned scientists.

Grant Schemes


We have a variety of grant schemes available to support a variety projects.

Rosetrees Latest News

Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Award 2020

We are delighted to announce that the winners of the ...
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Professor Ravi Gupta/Time magazine 100 most influential people in 2020

Huge congratulations to Professor Ravi Gupta who has been listed ...
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Exciting insights at LifeArc Translational Summit today, showcasing #OurFutureHealth platform! 5 million participants needed to pioneer breakthroughs in disease prevention, detection and treatment. Together let's shape the future of healthcare. #LATSS2024

Congratulations Paula Bonfanti @BonfantiLab and Charlie Swanton @SwantonLab on receiving Advanced Grants from the European Research Council (ERC)! 🎉 Proud to have supported their groundbreaking work for over a decade. Here's to many more years of innovative research! 🌟 #ERC

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