Why do we fund research? Learn about our specialist programmes for supporting our early career researchers and how we're bringing research findings into the real world. Information Our Strategy 2017-2022 Dementia is the biggest health and care challenge we face. By 2021, over a million people will be living with the condition. Read more about our strategy to tackle this. Research Dementia research roadmap for prevention, diagnosis, intervention and care by 2025 The research roadmap presents an action plan for growth in awareness and prioritisation of dementia as a global issue, providing opportunities to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of research. Research Our research impact Alzheimer's Society funds cutting-edge research into the cause, care, cure and prevention of dementia. Here are some of our important highlights. Research How we help to bring research findings into the real world Our team put research into action, helping people to live better with dementia. We work with the right people, helping them to use research knowledge and innovations in the best way possible. Research Dementia innovation Our innovation team want to identify and develop new solutions to help everyone affected by dementia to live well. We welcome ideas specifically designed to overcome the barriers that dementia can bring.