The UK Regenerative Medicine Platform was established by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC). These are three of the nine Councils within UK Research and Innovation, an organisation that brings together the UK’s Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England. Our Privacy Notice, which describes how the UK Research and Innovation Councils handle personal data can be accessed on the UKRI website.

This website is hosted and managed through the MRC, therefore falls within the scope of their Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notice. Please visit the MRC website for more information.


This page outlines the cookie policy for the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform (“we” or “us” or “our”) website. Your use of this website is subject to the following Terms of Use.

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

Cookies are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information during one task
  • recognising that you have already given a username and password so you don’t need to enter it for every web page requested
  • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and that there is enough capacity to ensure they are fast.

You can manage cookies yourself and learn more about them on the All About Cookies website.

Our use of cookies

The list below shows all of the cookies that are set by the UKRMP and the third-party services we use. If you have any queries about these cookies or would like more information about them, please get in touch.

Cookies for improving service

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that the website is available when you want it and to help us understand what you want to use.


Name Typical Content Expires
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_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when you close your browser
_utmz randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months


For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code website.


Freedom of Information

We aim to be as open as possible in informing others how we conduct our business through our publications, our website and face-to-face discussions. We are committed to openness, transparency good record-keeping and effective communication in our handling of requests for information.

All information will be made freely available unless there is a good reason not to do so, in line with relevant exemptions.

  • The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 give you specific rights to obtain information about what we do and how we do
  • The Data Protection Act (1998) gives you the right to see personal information we hold about you

To make a request under the Freedom of Information Act or Environmental Information Regulations

If you are interested in information on the research we support, this can be found in Gateway to Research.

If the information you are interested in cannot be accessed through our website you can make a request in writing. Full details are on the MRC website.

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