Université de Paris
Université de Paris is one of the leading multidisciplinary universities in France and Europe. Through its different Faculties, Université de Paris offers an interdisciplinary curriculum in which international mobility and innovative pedagogies are paramount. They were the primary financial support of the iGEM UParis_BME team. They provided us with lab space, equipment and materials to do the experimental work for our project and assisted us in communication.
BME Paris Master’s program
BME Paris is an international master’s program offering to its students highly interdisciplinary scientific training. BME Paris education strategy is based on students’ initiatives and on development of soft skills in parallel with good scientific expertise. BME Paris provided us with financial help for the iGEM registration and helped us a lot with the organization of our work within the university.
Integrated DNA Technologies
Integrated DNA Technologies develops, manufactures, and markets nucleic acid products for the life sciences industry in the areas of academic research, biotechnology, agriculture, medical diagnostics, and pharmaceutical development. They provided us with 20 kB of gene fragments for our project.
Promega Corporation is a worldwide leader in applying biochemistry and molecular biology to the development of innovative, high-value products for the life sciences. They provided us with useful reagents for our project.
PCR Biosystems offers a range of best-in-class kits and reagents for real-time PCR, endpoint PCR and cDNA synthesis for molecular biology research and diagnostics. They offered us a large range of PCR reagents and kits to make the best PCRs we could imagine.
New England Biolabs
New England Biolabs is a leader in the discovery and production of enzymes for molecular biology applications and offers a large selection of enzymes for genomic research. They offered us multiple kits for our project.
La Ligue contre le cancer
La Ligue contre le cancer is a leading French association in the fight against cancer. Its mission is to prevent and promote cancer screening, to support patients and their families and to provide financial support for public research in all areas related to cancer. Their National Scientific Comitee offered us financial help to carry on our project.
Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation & iGEM Foundation
This year, iGEM announced a first-of-its-kind initiative to distribute a total of $225,000 in grants to 90 iGEM teams during the 2021 competition season, with the support of the Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation. Our team was one of the recipients of this Team Impact Grant.