Impact/Champions-of-Synbio

International Genetically Engineered Machine

iGEM Community - Champions of Synthetic Biology

Home to over 40,000 champions of synthetic biology from 60+ countries.

Made up of university students, young professionals, educators, industry specialists and government officials from across the globe - all trailblazers, pioneers, innovators and problem solvers in their local communities.

Participants

TEAMS

6,000+ participants making up 350+ teams from 60+ countries participate in iGEM each year.

AFTER iGEM COMMUNITY

A global network of 40,000+ iGEM Competition alumni, industry experts and academic thought leaders.

Thought Leadership

iGEM COMMITTEES & INDUSTRY EXPERTS

100+ experts volunteer their time to support, consult and advise iGEM on issues related to conduct, safety and ethics.

This panel is instrumental in setting the industry standard for the way synthetic biology work is performed around the globe.

Hear from iGEM's committee of experts

Learn how iGEM's committees are setting the standard for synthetic biology.

iGEM DELEGATES

Joining the global conversation and contributing to key international meetings on synthetic biology policy.

Attending 3 United Nations meetings with representation from Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Mexico, Panama, Slovenia, Taiwan, and United States.

Innovators and Trailblazers

START-UPS & POWERHOUSE COMPANIES

iGEM is known to fuel the entrepreneurial spirit and inspire careers.

iGEM projects often serve as proofs of concepts and prototypes, form foundations of thesis projects and contribute to over 150 startups and powerhouse companies.

PARTNERS

iGEM partners with industry leaders to provide teams with access to state of the art resources and technology.

iGEM Partnerships have provided teams with FREE custom DNA, software, instruments, products and more!

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