Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)
The Eindhoven University of Technology is a relatively young (1956) university built from joint effort of industry, local government and academia. This spirit of collaboration is still the heart of the university. With studies ranging from Biomedical Engineering to Mathematics and Computer Science, the education focuses on fundamental as well as applied subjects. Globally, the TU/e meets the highest standards of education and research, supported by the outstanding partnerships with advanced industries.
Institute for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS)
The Institute for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS) aims to become the leading international multidisciplinary institute for research and education by combining the fields of mathematics, physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering to understand complex molecular systems. To achieve this goal, ICMS does not only perform top research, but also trains young scientists, organizes interdisciplinary science activities and provides an advanced study center.
PAMM foundation is a research center for medical microbiology and infectious diseases and for pathology in Veldhoven and Eindhoven. They collaborate with general practitioners and hospitals in the region, the Dutch national health institutes (GGD) and health facilities. As a prominent research institute, PAMM values innovation in its research field and is working on diagnostics, consultation and prevention of diseases.
Ekoy Investment Partners
Ekoy Investment Partners’ mission is to deliver value for both (early-stage) companies and private investors. EIP specialises in realising value - or potential for value - where others do not. They create value by providing talented entrepreneurs with the resources and tools to achieve success in transforming intellectual capital and scientific knowledge into successful companies.
Promega is a core supplier of lab materials, of which they make a large part themselves, as well as that they provide instrumentation that allows customers to automate their various research and lab procedures, increasing efficiency and precision. They celebrate scientific discovery and the creative application of science to solve problems.
SyMO-Chem - a research company in chemistry - is an innovative and versatile company that you can turn to for contract research, custom synthesis or material and sample characterization, and is active in several fields of chemistry, spanning from organic chemistry to polymer chemistry and from analytical chemistry to physical chemistry.
Pivot Park is a life sciences campus, with a special focus on pharmaceutical innovation. The campus offers lab and office space of any size with access to high-quality pharmaceutical R&D facilities and infrastructure and expertise. This gives companies the opportunity to accelerate, grow and excel in the area of drug discovery and development.
SnapGene created software for researchers to make cloning procedures easier, enabling researchers to better plan their cloning procedures. With SnapGene you can easily plan and simulate DNA manipulations, also you can easily visualize primer binding sites and automatically record the steps in a cloning project.
Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven is a modern, hospitable top-clinical and educational hospital. They are known for their highly specialized Cancer Institute and leading centres for heart diseases and obesity. Regionally, they are the specialized centre for kidney diseases. Next, they have multiple on site research groups, of which one is in the area of IBD.
Centre for Living Technologies
21st century challenges in human, animal and environmental health require 21st century solutions. The Living Technologies program aims to develop bio-based technologies by introducing new functionalities into living cells and explore how these technologies can be used to improve the health of people, animals and the environment. The program builds on and integrates existing strengths in life science research of the four institutions within this domain to push 21st century biotechnology innovations.
Royal DSM looks from a scientific point of view to health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences with innovative ideas, DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously.
Integrated DNA Technologies
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT), the global leader in nucleic acid synthesis, is a 2021 platinum level sponsor of the iGEM Competition. Besides sponsoring the competition, IDT has generously offered to provide each registered team with up to 20KB of its market leading gBlocks® Gene Fragments synthetic DNA products. Our team has used the gBlocks® as a basis for creating our constructs.
Eurofins Genomics is a provider of laboratory testing and manufacturing services to the international life sciences market. Their services range from physical, chemical and microbiological quality control testing of pharmaceutical raw materials to finished dosage forms, thereby covering release, stability and validation. Its R&D departments can develop test methods from scratch or based on client methods.
BioRender is the world’s first tool to help scientists create and share beautiful, professional scientific figures. Their vision is to help the world of science to universally communicate and understand through visuals. They believe that science communication should always be fast, repeatable, and standardized.