Science Media Centre - Funding

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This page gathers and presents a compilation of data on the funding of the Science Media Centre.


Funding of the Science Media Centre[1]
Name of Donor Sep 2002 Apr 2003 Oct 2004 Nov 2005 Apr 2006 Feb 2007 Jul 2008 May 2009 May 2010 Jun 2011 Aug 2012 Jun 2013 Total
[[ A&N Media, including Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro and MailOnline ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ AAAS and the magazine Science ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ Abbott Laboratories ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
[[ Airwave Solutions ]] 1 1 2
[[ Alcohol Research UK ]] 1 1
[[ Allied Domecq ]] 1 1
[[ Alzheimer's Research UK ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ ARM Holdings Plc ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Association for Science Education [Listed as Dr David Moore in 2002-03] ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Association of Medical Research Charities ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry ]] 1 1 2
[[ AstraZeneca ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12
[[ BASF ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ Baxter ]] 0
[[ Bayer Plc ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ BBC Worldwide ]] 1 1
[[ Beeson Gregory ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Blackwells Publishing Ltd ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Boeing ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Boots UK Ltd ]] 1 1
[[ BP International Ltd [BP plc 2008, 2009] [BP-AMOCO 2005] ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12
[[ British Computer Society (BCS) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ British Embassy in Washington ]] 1 1 2
[[ British Energy Plc ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ British Geological Survey (BGS) ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ British Heart Foundation ]] 1 1 2
[[ British In Vitro Diagnostics Association ]] 1 1
[[ British Land Plc ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ British Neuroscience Association ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ British Pharmacological Society ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ British Psychological Society (BPS) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ British Transplantation Society Council ]] 1 1
[[ Cadbury Plc [Cadbury Schweppes 2008] ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ Cancer Research UK ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Cardiff University ]] 1 1 2
[[ Charlie Waller Memorial Trust ]] 1 1 2
[[ Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers ]] 1 1 2
[[ Chemical Industries Association (CIA) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Chilled Food Association (CFA) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ Chiron Vaccines ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ CNAP Artemisia Research Project ]] 1 1
[[ Co-operative Group (CWS) Limited ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Coalition for Medical Progress (CMP) ]] 1 1
[[ Coca-Cola ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Colgate-Palmolive ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Confederation of the Food and Drink Industries of the European Union]] (CIAA) 1 1
[[ Conoco (UK) Ltd/Conoco-Phillips ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Copus ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ CropLife International ]] 1 1
[[ Daily Express]]/ [[Northern and Shell Media Productions ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) [DIUS 2009][DTI 2007] ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ Department of Energy and Climate Change ]] 1 1 2
[[ Diamond Light Source ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ Dixons Group Plc ]] 1 1 2
[[ Dow Chemical Company ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Drayson Foundation ]] 1 1 2
[[ Du Pont (UK) Ltd ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Economic & Social Research Council ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ EDF Energy ]] 1 1
[[ Eli Lilly & Company ]] 1 1 2
[[ Elsevier BV ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Emergent Biosolutions Inc ]] 1 1 2
[[ EnergySolutions ]] 1 1
[[ Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12
[[ Engineering and Technology Board ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Engineering UK ]] 1 1 2
[[ Environment Agency ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ EUK Consulting ]] 1 1
[[ European College of Neuropsychopharmacology ]] 1 1 2
[[ European Science Foundation ]] 1 1 2
[[ Euroscience Open Forum ]] 1 1 2
[[ ExxonMobil ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Food and Drink Federation ]] 1 1 2
[[ Food Standards Agency (FSA) ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Gatsby Charitable Foundation ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ GE Healthcare ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ GlaxoSmithKline ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11
[[ Government Office for Science ]] 1 1 2
[[ Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority ]] 1 1
[[ Human Tissue Authority ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Imperial College London ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Independent Climate Change Email Review ]] 1 1 2
[[ Institute of Food Science & Technology ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Techology ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Institute of Mental Health ]] 1 1 2
[[ Institute of Physics ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine ]] 1 1 2
[[ Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Institution of Civil Engineers ]] 1 1 2
[[ Institution of Electrical Engineers ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Institution of Engineering and Technology (The IET) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ JH Ritblat Charitable Trust ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ John Wiley & Sons Inc ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ King's College London ]] 1 1
[[ Kraft Foods Inc ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ L'Oreal UK ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ Lever Faberge ]] 1 1
[[ Life Technologies ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Marmot Review ]] 1 1 2
[[ Medical Research Council (MRC) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Mental Health Foundation ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Mental Health Research Network ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Mental Health Research Network Cymru ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) Limited ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Merlin Biosciences ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Met Office ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12
[[ Mobile Manufacturers Forum ]] 1 1 2
[[ Mobile Operators Association (MOA) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ Monsanto UK Ltd ]] 0 1 1 1 3
[[ Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ National Grid ]] 0 1 1 2
[[ National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) ]] 0 1 1 1 1 4
[[ National Institute for Health Research ]] 0 1 1
[[ National Nuclear Laboratory ]] 0 1 1
[[ National Physical Laboratory (NPL) ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Nature/Nature magazine and the Macmillan Pubishing Group ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ New Scientist ]] 0 1 1 1 3
[[ News International Ltd ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ Nirex ]] 0 1 1
[[ Northern Foods [Listed as 'Dr Geoff Andrews'] ]] 1 1 2
[[ Novartis ]] 0 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Nuclear Industry Association ]] 0 1 1
[[ Oxitec ]] 0 1 1 2
[[ Parkinson's Disease Society ]] 0 1 1
[[ Particle Physics & Astronomy Research Council ]] 0 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Pfizer Limited ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ Philips UK ]] 0 1 1 2
[[ Physiological Society ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Posen Foundation ]] 1 1 2
[[ Powderject ]] 1 1 2
[[ PR Works ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ Proctor & Gamble ]] 0 1 1
[[ QinetiQ ]] 0 1 1
[[ Queen Mary, University of London ]] 0 1 1 2
[[ Rathbones [Listed at Micky Ingall in 2002-03] ]] 1 1 2
[[ Regenesys [Listed in 2003 as 'Regenesys Technologies/Innogy] ]] 1 1 2
[[ Research Councils UK (RCUK) ]] 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ Research Defence Society (RDS) ]] 0 1 1
[[ Rethink ]] 0 1 1 2
[[ Rolls-Royce ]] 1 1 2
[[ Rothamsted Research ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Royal Academy of Engineering ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Royal Astronomical Society ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Royal College of Pathologists ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Royal College of Physicians ]] 1 1 2
[[ Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Royal Pharmaceutical Society ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Royal Society ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ Royal Society of Medicine ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ SAGE ]] 1 1 2
[[ Sanofi Aventis ]] 1 1 2
[[ Sanofi Pasteur MSD ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Science Council ]] 1 1 2
[[ Scottish Mental Health Research Network ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Shell UK Limited [Shell Chemicals Limited 2007-2009] ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ Siemens Plc ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ Simon Best ]] 1 1
[[ Smith & Nephew Plc ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
[[ Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
[[ Society for General Microbiology (SGM) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12
[[ Society for Radiological Protection ]] 1 1 2
[[ Society of Biology ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ South London and Maudsley NHS Trust Charitable Funds/Maudsley Charity ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ Springer science+business media ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ Syngenta ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Tate & Lyle Plc ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ Technology Strategy Board ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Tesco Limited ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Trinity Mirror Plc ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
[[ UCB [Biopharma company] ]] 1 1 1 1 1 5
[[ UCL Institute of Health Equity ]] 1 1
[[ UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKPCI) ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
[[ UK Energy Research Centre ]] 1 1
[[ Unilever UK ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
[[ University College London ]] 1 1 2
[[ University of Bristol ]] 1 1 1 3
[[ University of Cambridge ]] 1 1 2
[[ University of East Anglia ]] 1 1 2
[[ University of Oxford ]] 1 1
[[ University of Portsmouth ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ University of Teesside ]] 1 1 2
[[ Vodafone Group ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ Weizmann UK ^ ]] 1 1
[[ Wellcome Trust ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11
[[ Wi-Fi Alliance ]] 1 1 1 1 4
[[ World Health Organisation (WHO) ]] 1 1
[[ Wyeth ]] 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
[[ ]] 27 31 53 57 64 85 68 83 81 84 100 98 831


March 2012

An update of November 2011 added the Mobile Manufacturers Forum to the list of SMC funders.[2]

2010

As of 2010:

Funders include GM firms AstraZeneca, Monsanto UK, Novartis UK, and Syngenta; and nuclear body, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).[3]

2007

As of Feb 2007:[4]

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AAAS and the magazine Science
  • ARM Holdings Plc
  • Associated Newspapers Ltd (ANL) including Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Evening Standard & Metro
  • Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)
  • Association for Science Education (ASE)
  • AstraZeneca
  • BASF Plc
  • Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
  • Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • British Computer Society (BCS)
  • British Embassy in Washington
  • British Geological Survey (BGS)
  • British Neuroscience Association (BNA)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • BP Plc
  • Cadbury Schweppes
  • Cancer Resarch UK
  • Coalition for Medical Progress (CMP)
  • Chemical Industries Association (CIA)
  • Chilled Food Association (CFA)
  • Chiron Vaccines
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Confederation of the Food and Drink Industries of the European Union (CIAA)
  • Copus
  • Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils (CCLRC)
  • Daily Express
  • Department for Trade and Industry (Office of Science and Innovation)
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • The Drayson Foundation
  • Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • Elsevier
  • Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
  • Engineering and Technology Board (ETB)*
  • Environment Agency
  • European Science Foundation (ESF)
  • Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF)
  • ExxonMobil
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • Human Tissue Authority (HTA)
  • Imperial College London
  • Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST)
  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)
  • Institute of Physics
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
  • Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Kraft Foods Inc
  • Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited (MSD)
  • The Met Office
  • Mobile Operators Association (MOA)
  • National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
  • Nature Magazine and Macmillan Publishing Group
  • News International Limited
  • Nirex
  • Particle Physics & Astronomy Research Council (PPARC)
  • Pfizer Limited
  • The Physiological Society
  • Research Councils UK (RCUK)
  • RDS
  • Rothamsted Research
  • Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)
  • The Royal College of Pathologists
  • The Royal Society
  • The Royal Society of Medicine
  • Sanofi Pasteur MSD
  • Shell Chemicals Limited
  • Siemens Plc
  • Smith & Nephew Plc
  • Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM)
  • Society for General Microbiology (SGM)
  • Syngenta
  • Tate & Lyle Plc
  • Trinity Mirror Plc
  • UCB Group
  • UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI)
  • Unilever
  • University of Teesside
  • Vodafone Group
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Wyeth

Previous funders (prior to Feb 2007):

March 2002

Sponsors of the SMC listed in a SMC Consultation Report of March 2002 are:[5]

Beeson Gregory | BP-Amoco | British Energy | The British Land Company | Conoco | Co-op | Dupont | EPSRC | Merlin Biosciences | Pfizer | The Posen Foundation | PowderJect | Royal College of Physicians | The Science Council | Smith & Nephew | The Society for General Microbiology | Tate & Lyle | Tesco | Trinity Mirror PLC | Dr David Moore | Dr Geoff Andrews

Notes

  1. Data from Internet Archive holdings of the Science Media Centre website, 2002-2013
  2. SMC About Us: Funding, November 2011, retrieved from the Internet Archive of 11 December 2011 on 8 August 2013
  3. SMC, 2010. Annual Review. Acc 16 May 2011.
  4. Current Funders/Previous Funders], SMC website, version placed in web archive 13 Jan 2008, accessed in web archive 28 Sept 2009
  5. Science Media Centre Consultation Report, March 2002, p. 25