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Welcome to the iGEM 2021 Competition Website!

Bookmark this page is your key resource for all competition details and announcements.
Visit this page often for news and updates.

There's still time to register!

Late Registration closes in

Are you joining us in 2021? Late registration is open until May 28.

Participants should read through the 2021 Competition Hub for detailed requirements for this year's competition.

TWO new grant opportunities for iGEM Competition teams

Team Grant

$2500 each for up to 90 iGEM teams

To help you take your projects further than ever before.

Safety & Security Grant

$5000 each for up to 5 iGEM teams

To accelerate technical progress in biosafety and biosecurity. Apply by June 12.

News and Announcements

Featured news

We are pleased to recognize the following sponsors of iGEM 2021:

Platinum Partner

IDT Ginkgo Bioworks
Open Philanthropy Twist Bioscience


Beckman Coulter Benchling


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.