Top funders for R&D on neglected diseases by organization 2017

This statistic shows the amount funded by the top organizational funders for research and development on neglected diseases worldwide in 2017. In that year, the United States Department of Defense was responsible for some 93 million U.S. dollars in funding for R&D on neglected diseases.

Top organizations in funding for research and development on neglected diseases in 2017

Funding in million U.S. dollars
U.S. National Institutes of Health1,393
Aggregate industry554
Gates Foundation553
European Union119
Wellcome Trust102
UK Department for International Development100
U.S. Department of Defense93
U.S. Agency for International Development85
Indian Council of Medical Research66
Unitaid49
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)43
UK Medical Research Council41
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

Neglected Diseases are mostly tropical infectious diseases that receive less attention behind the big diseases (usually: HIV, malaria, tuberculosis) and are therefore labeled 'neglected'.

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