In Q2 2019 the Biogerontology Research Foundation was the primary source of financing for the support and execution of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Longevity initial scope of activities, and also offered key strategic inputs on the APPG for Longevity’s agenda for 2019-2020 alongside Aging Analytics Agency
In 2018 the Biogerontology Research Foundation released a second extended edition of its previous Longevity Industry in UK Landscape Overview Report, 1100+ pages in length, which provided key inputs into the current Longevity Industry, Academic and Policy Landscape on the UK for the APPG for Longevity.
Throughout 2008 - 2013, the BGRF produced a number of key analytical reports on industries that eventually emerged into the present unified Longevity Industry, laying the groundwork for the analytical frameworks later used for its Longevity Industry Landscape Overviews, which were officially published in 2017. This marks the first time that any entity had ever published comprehensive industry overviews of the entire global Longevity industry.
The Biogerontology Research Foundation supported the structuring of the strategic agenda for a new AI Centre for Longevity as part of the Ageing Research at King’s (ARK) alongside Aging Analytics Agency and Insilico Medicine, offering key inputs into how to most optimally leverage the UK’s strengths in AI R&D to help support cutting-edge AI for Longevity, Preventive Medicine and Precision Health R&D at King’s College in London.
In 2017 the Biogerontology Research Foundation submitted a proposal to classify ageing as a disease during the ICD-11 revisions. In 2018, the proposal was partially implemented in the form of a new extension code for age related diseases, the closest any organization has ever come globally to officially classifying ageing as a disease.
Inspired by Dr. Aubrey de Grey and Founded in prominent Longevity Scientists including Alex Zhavoronkov, the BGRF was officially launched as a formal UK non-profit foundation in 2008.