International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition

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.


iGEM Program Sponsorship and Event Exhibitor Opportunities available

iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition, is the premiere synthetic biology competition and home to the largest synthetic biology community in the world. Since iGEM started, over 40,000 of the brightest young scientists, engineers, innovators, and leaders of the 21st century have participated in the competition. As a non-profit organization, we count on your support to help us continue to provide this unique and valuable experience to students worldwide.

2019 Program Sponsorship

Become an iGEM Partner

Designed specifically for Platinum Partner and Partner Sponsors, iGEM offers unparalleled opportunities for you to engage with our community and influence how the synthetic biology community views you.

Innovate with iGEM: Have the brightest minds in synthetic biology working on an issue important to you by having the next iGEM project be on your focus area with our Partner Innovation Proposals & Team Grants opportunity

Engage with the synthetic biology community: With your own wiki on the iGEM website, you can reach out to our iGEM community with your messages

Be an integral part of synthetic biology: Have your product or service play a vital role in advancing synthetic biology. Promote your Partner Special Offers to our global iGEM community including all iGEM 2019 teams

Be featured at the Jamboree: Increase your visibility at the event by hosting a lounge and/or refreshments

Giant Jamboree Exhibitor Opportunities

Become an Event Sponsor

The Giant Jamboree is the culminating event of the iGEM competition season. This 5-day event, attracting over 3,500 attendees, showcases synthetic biology achievements of both collegiate and high school teams spanning various topics and interests. The Jamboree features team presentations, exhibition hall poster sessions, workshops, networking sessions, panel discussions, an award ceremony, and much more!

Jamboree Exhibitor Booth Meet with over 3,500 members of the synthetic biology community. Build brand awareness and showcase your products in synthetic biology.

Jamboree Career Fair As part of the iGEM 2019 Giant Jamboree weekend, iGEM is hosting a career fair event to help connect leaders in industry and academia with the synthetic biology community and recruit for open positions or graduate programs.

Contact us to learn more about sponsorship opportunities: