Lincolnshire Community Health Services – Countywide Community Respiratory Service: Assisting with the data collection for the CIMPRES-COPD project currently being undertaken and are also actively involved with the Joint Research Agenda.

Loughborough University – Dr Nicolette Bishop & Patrick Highton: Interested in exploring microparticle response to exercise in blood samples obtained from COPD patients.

EXACT-PRO Initiative: Providers of the EXACT (measuring respiratory symptoms for exacerbations) questionnaire for use in the CIMPRES-COPD project.

Hope Street Medical Centre – Respiratory Service: Contributing and inputting ideas as part of the Joint Research Agenda.

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust: Contributing and inputting ideas as part of the Joint Research Agenda.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust: Contributing and inputting ideas as part of the Joint Research Agenda.

National Institute for Health Research – East Midlands Research Design Service: Assisting with the generation of research ideas, projects and design as part of the Joint Research Agenda.

St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice: Contributing and inputting ideas as part of the Joint Research Agenda.