Impact/Building-Solutions

International Genetically Engineered Machine

Building Solutions to Local and Global Challenges

iGEMers take a unique approach to solve real problems, addressing challenges effecting their local and global environment. Below are just a few examples of the impressive work iGEM teams have done.

Local People Solving Local Problems


iGEM teams are addressing regional challenges around the globe...

Tackling Global Challenges


iGEM teams are working on problems impacting the world...

Working Beyond the Lab


iGEM teams are addressing how their work affects the world and how the world affects their work...

16 Years of Inspiring Solutions


iGEM teams have built solutions to 2,500+ problems...

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