Funding, Sponsorship and Ethics


This project was previously funded by the National Institute for Health Research (Invention for Innovation, RaPIDE – RAman Probe for In-vivo Diagnostics (during oesophageal) Endoscopy. II-LB-0315-20008). The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.

It is now funded by the 3 partners (University of Exeter, University of Bristol and Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust).


The research is sponsored by the University of Exeter.


This medical device trial (a clinical investigation of a medical device) received MHRA, NHS REC ethical and HRA approvals under IRAS reference number 231057.