Como dice "industry funded", entiendo que los fondos los aporta una o varias compañías privadas. El Instituto les facilita la tarea, brindándoles asesoramiento. Ver aquí.
Commercial research is defined as research that is funded and sponsored by a commercial organisation. In this contract research the company designs the protocol and own any results and arising Intellectual property. Commercial contract research must be fully funded but may be adopted by the NIHR portfolio and therefore eligible for facilitation from the local networks.