Announcing the 2023/24 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition

September 29, 2022

We are pleased to announce the 2023/24 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) Competition.

This competition is open to emerging and established clusters of research excellence in all disciplines on the Vancouver campus, and we welcome applications from both previously funded and new clusters. Applicants may select a budget term of one or two years. Cluster leads must submit a notice of intent to apply through the VP Research & Innovation’s online application system at by November 1, 2022.

Details of this funding competition, the application process and upcoming information sessions on October 13 and 17 can be found at

Grants are enabled by the UBC Vancouver Academic Excellence Funds in support of Research Excellence Strategy 6 (Collaborative Clusters) in UBC’s strategic plan.

GCRC competitions are open to clusters led by researchers at our Vancouver campus. Clusters being led by researchers at our Okanagan campus are supported through the Eminence program

Gail C. Murphy
Vice-President, Research & Innovation

Gage Averill
Provost and Vice-President, Academic, pro tem, UBC Vancouver

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