Competition/Registration/Team Fee

Team Fee

On this page you will find information on: Cost, Special Offers, Payment Instructions, Refund Policy, Invoices, and Contact

Cost

The team fee covers team participation in iGEM 2021 and associated materials and support.

Please Note: This does NOT include registration for the Giant Jamboree. The Giant Jamboree has a separate registration fee.

Registration Cost Deadline Details
Regular Registration $5,500 USD April 30, 2021 at 23:59 EDT Payment in full by credit card, check, or wire transfer of $5,500 USD must be received by April 30, 2021.
Late Registration $6,000 USD May 28, 2021 at 23:59 EDT Payment in full by credit card, check, or wire transfer of $6,000 USD must be received by May 28, 2021.
Terms

Payment of the $5,500 USD regular team fee must be received by iGEM by April 30, 2021 at 23:59 EDT. Payment of the $6,000 USD late team fee must be received by iGEM by May 28, 2021 at 23:59 EDT.

Special Offers

Multiple Team Discount:

Register one team and get $1,000 USD off each additional team from the same school!

If your school wants to register more than one iGEM 2021 team, your PI must register and pay for the first team and then contact iGEM HQ for the discount code to register and pay for the additional teams. Commercial Teams are not eligible for the Multiple Team Discount.


Phase II Team Discount:

The Phase II Team Discount is $1,000 USD off your Team Registration fee. If your team will be working as a Phase II Team this year, your team PI must register the team in the iGEM software and then contact us to answer additional questions to receive approval for the discount code. Please note: This approval process may take up to 5 business days (Monday-Friday) after we receive the information from your team PI.

Teams are only eligible for one of the above discounts. Teams cannot apply for both discounts. To apply for one of these discounts, please email us at hq [AT] igem [DOT] org.

Payment Instructions

After registering your team with iGEM on the team registration page at iGEM 2021 Registration, please see the table below for how to submit payment.

Important Note

You will need your Team Code (see image below for location of the Team Code on your Team Information page), found on the Team Information page in order to complete the payment.


You need to pay your team registration fee before your team application will be accepted. Paying the team fee is part of the registration process and your team will not be accepted until the fee has been paid.

Payment Method Details
Wire Transfer (Preferred Payment Method):

Be sure to allow enough time (5-10 days) for the transfer to arrive by the payment deadline.
Please email registration [AT] igem [DOT] org to request an invoice. You need to include the official Team Name (from the Team List), your Team Code, and the billing address you need included on the invoice. Please also include the payment method you will be using (credit card, wire transfer, or check).

Once you receive the invoice, you can view the wire transfer payment details on the Wire Transfer Payment page. Be sure to allow enough time (3-5 days) for the transfer to arrive by the payment deadline.
Check:
In USD, made payable to iGEM Foundation, Inc.
Please email registration [AT] igem [DOT] org to request an invoice. You need to include the official Team Name (from the Team List), your Team Code, and the billing address you need included on the invoice. Please also include the payment method you will be using (credit card, wire transfer, or check).

Print your invoice and mail with check payment to:

iGEM Foundation, Inc.
45 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
USA
Credit Cards:
MasterCard, Visa, Discover & AMEX
You may submit online credit card payments via the team payment form at https://www.igemregistration.org.

Refund Policy

In order to qualify for a refund of your team registration fee, team registration cancellations must be sent in writing to hq [AT] igem [DOT] org by April 30, 2021 at 23:59 EDT. All refunds are subject to a $100 USD cancellation fee. Refunds will be made in US dollars and processed in the manner in which they were received with the possible exception of wire payments which, at the organizers' discretion, may be refunded via check. If a refund is made via wire transfer, any bank fees will be deducted from the refund. iGEM is not responsible for cancellations or the inability of a team to participate due to weather, threat of terrorism, act of God and other events beyond iGEM's control.

Invoices

Invoices can be requested by emailing registration [AT] igem [DOT] org. You need to include the official Team Name (from the Team List), your Team Code, and the billing address you need included on the invoice. Please also include the payment method you will be using (credit card, wire transfer, or check).

You will only receive an official iGEM invoice PDF from either Traci Haddock-Angelli (traci [AT] igem [DOT] org) or Kitwa Ng (kitwa [AT] igem [DOT] org). Please check the sender email address before opening the invoice. If you receive an invoice or message from any other address asking for payment, do not trust the message and contact us immediately.

Partial Payments

If you wish to make a partial payment, please email your request to: registration [AT] igem [DOT] org. A member of the registration team will coordinate with you to process this request.

Contact

For questions about payments for iGEM 2021, contact:

iGEM Headquarters, Registration team
registration [AT] igem [DOT] org