Call for Proposals

GlycoNet is currently seeking proposals for the following grant(s). Click on the grant title for full details.


Translational Grant – A key goal of GlycoNet is the translation of research advances into novel products for treating disease. Accordingly this Request for Proposals seeks to fund more mature projects needing Network support to de-risk and advance them to a state at which translation is possible.

Potential applicants must register by email to Karli Buckle (kbuckle@glyconet.ca) by July 3, 2017. Please provide the project title, anticipated budget request, a 500-word (maximum) summary of the project, and a list of investigators involved in the project. This information can be modified when the application is submitted although the overall focus must remain the same. Upon registration, applicants will receive instructions for completing the application.

The application deadline for this grant is 11:59 pm PST on Monday, July 31, 2017. Please direct any questions to glyconet@ulberta.ca.


Collaborative Team Grant – A key goal of GlycoNet is to support research projects that are multi-disciplinary, as defined by the NCE program. Accordingly, this Request for Proposals seeks to fund projects that are broad in scope and that involve at least two, and ideally more, research groups in different disciplines.

Potential applicants must register by email to Karli Buckle (kbuckle@ualberta.ca) by Friday, July 14, 2017. Please provide the project title, anticipated budget request, a 500-word (maximum) summary of the project, and list of investigators involved in the project. This information can be modified when the application is submitted although the overall focus must remain the same. Upon registration, applicants will receive instructions for completing the application. Funding is anticipated to begin on January 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted by midnight PST Monday, August 14, 2017. Proposals received after this deadline will not be considered.


Catalyst Grant – In this Request for Proposals we are seeking to fund exploratory projects the successful completion of which would provide preliminary data to support other funding applications either to GlycoNet, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research or a private disease-specific foundation.

Potential applicants must register by email to Karli Buckle (kbuckle@ualberta.ca) by Friday, July 14, 2017. Please provide the project title, anticipated budget request, and list of investigators involved in the project. This information is not binding and can change when the application is submitted. Upon registration, applicants will receive instructions for completing the application. Funding is anticipated to begin on January 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted by midnight PST Monday, August 14, 2017. Proposals received after this deadline will not be considered.