COMPETITION: iGEM 2021

Team Registration for iGEM 2021 is Now Open! We’re excited to announce that Team Registration is now open for the 2021 iGEM Competition! Are you joining us in 2021? Register your team by April 30 to take advantage of the…

Team Registration for iGEM 2021 is Now Open!
We’re excited to announce that Team Registration is now open for the 2021 iGEM Competition! Are you joining us in 2021? Register your team by April 30 to take advantage of the Regular Team Registration rate of $5,500 USD. A late fee of $500 USD will be added beginning May 1, 2021. For more information about registering your team, please click the button below.

REGISTER YOUR TEAM

About The Competition
Competition participants in 2021 should read through the 2021 Competition Hub for detailed information about the requirements for this year’s competition. Some examples include:

Team Requirements – detailed information on who should be on the team, how many instructors are required, and how to qualify your team for the competition
Rules of Conduct – expectations for teams during the competition
Competition Deliverables – teams must deliver certain items by their deadlines to participate in the competition
Join the calls & connect with your local and regional iGEM community, and Ambassadors
2021 Ambassador Team Calls: March 17-23
Meet your local Ambassadors!
Our team of 37 Ambassadors and 6 Ambassador Program Coordinators, passionate iGEM Alumni located all over the world, will be frequently organizing video calls with prospective 2021 iGEM Teams via Zoom. These calls with Ambassadors are a place to catch up, share plans, discuss questions and voice your suggestions! The first round of calls will begin this week. Click here to find a time!

Interested in Starting a Team in 2021?
Take a look at some of the resources we have prepared to help you get started!

The iGEM Cycle
What does a typical iGEM Competition season look like? See our guide for what you can expect during the year.

iGEM CYCLE

Start A Team
Who can be on the team? How many supervisors do we need? Where do I start??

START A TEAM

Funding Basics
Tips and advice on how to request funding and what to consider when making a team budget.

FUNDING BASICS
We are pleased to recognize the following sponsors of iGEM 2021:
Platinum Partner

Open Philanthropy
2021 SPONSORS
Become a Sponsor
As a non-profit organization, we count on your support to improve this unique and valuable program. We have unparalleled opportunities for you to engage with our community and influence how the synthetic biology community views you.

BECOME A SPONSOR ⇗

iGEM Foundation
The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of synthetic biology, education and competition, and the development of an open community and collaboration. Visit us at igem.org

Contact

hq AT igem DOT org

45 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Due to COVID-19, iGEM staff are working remotely and cannot receive phone calls.
Please contact us by email.

Quicklinks
Main Page
Register Your Team
Competition Requirements

Resources
Navigating iGEM
Starting A Team
Funding Basics
More Tips For Teams
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