The main source of income for NCTU activity is project grants.

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) is a major funder of these projects, both through the funding streams managed by NIHR Central Commissioning Facility:

and those managed by the NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC):

Other sources of project funding include:

Industry funding includes Novartis, Roche and Bristol-Myers-Squibb.

As a UK CRC registered CTU based in England, and with a strong track record in winning funding from the NIHR funding streams managed through NETSCC, NCTU is in receipt of NIHR Clinical Trials Unit Support Funding, which provides pump-priming resources.

The Newcastle NIHR Biomedical Research Centre in Ageing currently supports a senior trial manager and clinical trials statistician in NCTU