Call for Proposals

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


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.


Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience (External, Japan) – “Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience invites grant applications for basic and applied studies in the field of glycoscience.

“As much as 7,000,000 yen may be requested. In principle, a grant will be approved for one year, however, if desired, the period can be extended up to one year with the approval of the Foundation. The total budget for grants is 70,000,000 yen per annum. No more than 10% of the grant may be used for indirect costs (overheads), and no part of the grant may be used for stipends of the principal and/or collaborative investigators.

Deadlines: All the applications should arrive at the Foundation between July 1 and September 1, 2017 (Tokyo Time.) Decision letters will be airmailed no later than February 20, 2018, and the successful proposals will be funded in March, 2018.”