Gatsby is a foundation set up by David Sainsbury to realise his charitable objectives

About Gatsby


  • Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

    We are partnering with the Wellcome Trust to establish this new research centre, where scientists will use state-of-the-art techniques to investigate how circuits in the brain process information to create neural representations and guide behaviour.

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  • Technical Education and Skills

    We aim to increase the number of people with Level 3 and 4 STEM skills by promoting the status of science, engineering and IT technicians and supporting technician training pathways and qualifications that deliver real benefit to those who pursue them.

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  • Sainsbury Laboratory Norwich

    The Sainsbury Laboratory opened on the campus of the John Innes Centre in 1989 and has established a global reputation in plant and microbial science. The Lab is dedicated to daring, long-term research which will help reduce crop losses to important diseases. It has now celebrated its 25th anniversary.

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  • Sector Development East Africa

    We focus on catalysing the development of key sectors in East Africa with the potential to benefit large numbers of people. We work with governments and the private sector to tackle the constraints along the whole value chain that are holding sectors back.

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