Every iGEM team is responsible for completing the deliverables listed below. These items are used to evaluate your team, in addition to the other medal and award criteria. Failure to complete these deliverables may impact your team’s chances at winning medals and prizes during the Giant Jamboree. All teams must fulfill Deliverable #6 Judging Form to be eligible for medals and awards.

All teams must fulfill Deliverable #1 Safety Forms to compete as an iGEM team, regardless of the medals or awards you are hoping to compete for during the Giant Jamboree. Failure to complete Deliverable #1 Safety Forms will result in your team's disqualification from the competition.

Please refer to the 2021 Calendar for details on all deadlines mentioned below.

1. Safety Forms

Due Dates:
Preliminary - June 25, 23:59 EDT
Final - October 1, 23:59 EDT

All teams are expected to follow a high standard of safe and responsible biological engineering. Teams must submit various safety forms over the course of the competition.

2. Project Promotion Video

Due Date Postponed: July 23, 11:59AM / 11:59 EDT

All teams must create and submit a Project Promotion Video. This serves as a quick introduction to your project.

3. Team Wiki

Due Date: October 21, 23:59 EDT

Teams need to document their project on their Wiki page. This page is the public face of your project. Since it is hosted on the iGEM servers, no content will ever get lost and you will still be able to share the website after the competition.

4. Team Poster

No longer required

Teams are no longer required to submit posters for this year.

5. Team Presentation Video

Due Date: October 28, 11:59AM / 11:59 EDT

Each team must make one 20-minute presentation video for their project.

6. Judging Form

Due Dates:
Preliminary - October 1, 23:59 EDT
Final - October 21, 23:59 EDT

Since iGEM is a competition, teams will be judged on their projects during the Giant Jamboree. Teams fill out their own Judging Form. The Judging Form will be sent to the judges so they can evaluate your team for prizes and awards.

7. Project Attributions

Due Date: October 21, 23:59 EDT

All of the work done in your project must be attributed correctly on your team's Attributions page. You must clearly state the work that was done by the students on your team and note any work that was done by people outside of your team.

8. Registry Part Pages

Due Date: October 21, 23:59 EDT

Teams must create and document Part pages on the Registry for the Parts they make. While your Team Wiki exists to document your entire project, the Registry Part Page(s) exist to specifically document your new part(s). These pages should be very detailed.

9. Project Description

Due Date: October 21, 23:59 EDT

Teams are asked to document how and why you chose your iGEM project, and in a few sentences describe how you will achieve your goal(s) on your team wiki.

10. Title and Abstract

Due Date: October 1, 23:59 EDT

Each team is required to submit a title and abstract for their project. The title and abstract should accurately reflect the work you completed in your team project and the abstract should provide a brief summary of your project.

11. Track Selection

Due Date: September 24, 23:59 EDT

Each team needs to decide which Track they will compete in at the Giant Jamboree. The purpose of the iGEM tracks is to help teams focus their projects.

12. Team Roster

Due Date: September 24, 23:59 EDT

The Team Roster is the official record of everyone who is involved with the iGEM team, including professors, teachers, instructors, advisors, and the student team members.