On 1 April 2020, COG-UK received approximately £20 million in funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR); the Medical Research Council (MRC), which is part of United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI); and the Wellcome Sanger Institute. In early 2021 COG-UK received funding from the Testing Innovation Fund and the Department of Health and Social Care Test and Trace to bolster sequencing output.
Central Sequencing Hub
The Wellcome Sanger Institute provides large-scale, high-throughput DNA sequencing and analysis of SARS-CoV-2
Public Health Agencies
The four public health agencies of the UK are a core component of the consortium
Additional Sequencing Sites
The following academic universities, institutions, public health groups and NHS organisations work together in the consortium