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GlycoNet Catalyst Grants

Opportunity NameCatalyst Grants
AgencyCanadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet)
ValueUp to $75,000
Indirect CostsTBD
Duration12 to 18 months
Mandatory registration due at agency06-07-2024
Application due to FSc RO at for full review06-17-2024
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review06-24-2024
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review06-27-2024
Application due at agency 07-02-2024

To fund exploratory projects the successful completion of which would provide preliminary data to support other funding applications either to GlycoNet, or other funding sources.

  • This opportunity is open only to individuals who are considered Early Career Researchers (ECRs)
  • Individuals who have previously received funding from GlycoNet are not eligible to apply
  • Individuals may serve as a Project Leader on only one Catalyst Grant application and may not be involved in more than two GlycoNet Grant applications

Note: Matching contributions of 10% or $7,500 is required.

How to Apply

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact FSc Research Services at