The US Consortium for Functional Glycomics (CFG) is a large research initiative to understand the role of carbohydrate-protein interactions at the cell surface in cell-cell communication.
The Japanese Human Disease Glycomics/Proteome Initiative (HGPI) is to define community standards for data representation in functional glycomics in relation to diseases. The goal is to facilitate data comparison, exchange and verification.
Glycosciences.de is a Web portal to support the upcoming Glycomics projects through the development of bioinformatic tools and databases for glycobiology.
A british group focusing on functional glycomics and carbohydrate arrays is the UK Glycochips Consortium. The goal is to develop some basic array technology in the functional glycomics area.
UK Carbohydrate Chemistry Network - aims to foster interdisciplinary science, bringing together scientists with interests in synthetic and medicinal carbohydrate chemistry, carbohydrate.
National Center for Glycomics and Glycoproteomics is devoted to the development of new methodologies and instrumentation in glycomics, proteomics, and glycoproteomics.