Welcome to the iGEM 2021 Competition Website!
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2021.igem.org is your key resource for all competition details and announcements.
Visit this page often for news and updates.
Join us at the 2021 Giant Jamboree!
November 4-14, Online
Join over 350 iGEM teams and showcase your project to the world.
DNA Distribution Kits are now being shipped to teams. Visit the 2021 DNA Distribution Handbook on the Registry.
New Competiton Deadlines Posted
The Competition Calendar has been updated with new deadlines. In addition, teams are no longer required to submit a poster this year.
Be an iGEM Judge!
Applications are open
Through the judging process, our judges will evaluate, celebrate, and help guide the next generation of synthetic biologists.
iGEM Risk Assessment Study
Rolling registration now open
All 2021 iGEM teams are invited and encouraged to participate in the 2021 iGEM Risk Assessment Study, hosted by the Safety and Security Committee.
IDT Team Offer
FREE custom DNA
Up to 20 kb of FREE IDT gene fragments for all registered iGEM Teams. Register with IDT by October 1.
iGEM Impact Grant
Thank you to all applicants!
We have received 223 applications for the new Team Impact Grant: supplying $2500 for up to 90 teams, to help you take your projects further than ever before.
Webinar series to help iGEM teams with their projects. Watch the webinar recordings here
Sponsor Special Offers
Check out our Partner Sponsors Special Offers for iGEM 2021. Check back often for the latest funding opportunities, offers and discounts!
Events and Deadlines
Want to list an iGEM event, or need to manage your event details? Please contact us at hq [AT] igem [DOT] org.
We are pleased to recognize the following sponsors of iGEM 2021:
Become a Sponsor
As a non-profit organization, we count on your support to improve this unique and valuable program. We have unparalleled opportunities for you to engage with our community and influence how the synthetic biology community views you.