Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Profile of establishments

The graph below provides a breakdown of the types of establishments that hold HTA licences in the Research sector.

Out of 171 establishments, 77 (45%) are ‘Academic’, 72 (42%) are ‘Commercial’, and 26 (15%) are NHS-affiliated establishments. Eight licensed establishments are charities and three consider themselves to be in the ‘Other’ category attributed to the government (government bodies and government-funded research institutes).


Key findings from the Research sector
Last updated on: 7 Jul 2020