Research Grants

Scientists and health care professionals can apply online for several types of Genzyme grants. We support research, educational programs, and other activities relevant to our areas of medical interest.
What We Support

As part of our commitment to expanding medical knowledge and improving standards of health care worldwide, Genzyme distributes many grants and charitable contributions to hospitals, research institutions, disease organizations, and medical education programs. These grants target efforts in our areas of disease and therapeutic focus:

  • Genetic disease
  • Renal disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Neurologic disease
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Transplant and immunology

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Gaucher Generation Program

The Gaucher Generation Program supports innovative investigator-initiated research in Gaucher disease. The program’s ultimate goal is to improve the lives of Gaucher patients and support the Gaucher community by advancing medical knowledge and practice.

For the 2013 application year, we are pleased to announce the availability of three awards. Each award will be a two-year annual award of up to $75,000 per year. Research proposal applications must be submitted by September 20, 2013.

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Apply Online

Use the links below to apply online for the type of grant you're interested in. At the start of the process, you'll create a login name and password so you can stop and save your application to complete at a later time. Applicants are welcome to submit multiple grant requests for different programs, which Genzyme will evaluate independently.

Grant Type Grant Purpose How To Apply
Fellowship Position Fund a research fellowship position at a medical or research institution Start Application
Accredited Continuing Medical Education Fund an ACCME-accredited educational program focused on developing physicians' knowledge, skills, and professional performance Start Application

If you have questions about your application, please contact the Genzyme Grants coordinator.

Timeline Reminder

Be sure to apply well in advance of your funding needs. Our grant review process can take from 6 to 16 weeks – see below for additional details on timing and process.
Information to Prepare

Genzyme accepts grant requests through our online process. Before you begin your application online, you may want to prepare the following information and documents, as applicable to your grant request:

  • Contact details for your organization
  • A description of the project, program, or event for which you're requesting funding
  • The amount of funding you're requesting
  • Your total project/program/event budget
  • A list of other sources of current funding or pending funding requests, with amounts
  • Your organizations' most recent financial statements, preferably independently audited (electronic files that you can submit online)
  • Your organization's U.S. tax ID number, and any supporting documentation such as an IRS exemption letter (electronic files that you can submit online)
Process and Timeline

Genzyme accepts grant requests through our online application – please do not submit proposals on paper or through other means. Once you complete the online process, you'll be notified by email upon our receipt of your application. During our review we may also contact you with follow-up questions.

Grant applications can be submitted online at any time, all year round. Please be sure to apply well in advance of your funding needs – our grant review meetings are held on an as-needed basis, and the application review process can take from 6 to 16 weeks.

In all cases, Genzyme notifies applicants of our decision by email. We receive many qualified and deserving applications and regret that we cannot fund all of them. All applications receive a fair review, and we encourage applicants to reapply in the future.

Technical Support

If you are having difficulty with the online application process, have forgotten your login details, or need other technical assistance, please contact the Genzyme Grants administrator online or by phone:

Supporting Independent Research

Genzyme's Investigator-Sponsored Studies (ISS) program is designed to support research initiated by outside scientists whose work aligns with our areas of interest.

Last Updated: 6/4/2014
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