iGEM TU Eindhoven


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, the ICMS does not only perform top research, but also trains young scientists, organizes interdisciplinary science activities and provides an advanced study center. Not only has the ICMS provided us with funding for our project, she has also provided our team with an office to work in and has offered support from its staff. We are grateful towards the ICMS for making it possible for our team to attend the Giant Jamboree in Boston! For more information you can contact the ICMS Website.


KPMG operates as a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services; working closely with clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. KPMG creates strong and successful working relationships by working together with not only their employees and their customers, but also with the community. They apply their skills, expertise, passion and resources to enable change and find sustainable solutions to local and global issues such as climate change. Although already sponsoring many initiatives, KPMG also decided to sponsor our team this year, so that we together can look at the set-up of a research by young innovative students. For more information you can visit the KPMG Website.


PAMM foundation supported us financially. PAMM foundation is a research centre for medical microbiology and infectious diseases and for pathology in Veldhoven and Eindhoven. They collaborate with general practicioners 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. For more information visit the PAMM Website.


GenScript is the leading gene, protein and antibody research partner for fundamental life science research, translational biomedical research, and early stage pharmaceutical development who seek to dramatically improve human and animal health by enabling scientists to expedite life science and biomedical research.

GenScript is a premium partner for the 2016 iGEM Competition. As a part of their partnership, GenScript is offering both funding opportunities and special discounts for participating teams. For our team this meant we were able to receive silver medal funding from GenScript which we could use to proceed our research. For more information visit the GenScript Website.


Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. (IDT), the global leader in nucleic acid synthesis, is a 2016 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. For more information or ordering the gBlock® fragments, please visit the IDT Website.


CHDR is a full service contract research organisation (CRO) located in Leiden, The Netherlands. They provide a full range of high quality clinical pharmacology services to the (bio-) pharmaceutical industry. One of their services is the research they conduct on the functioning of medicine on human subjects. Besides research, CDHR also offers advice to their clients on all aspects of the drug development process. For more information you can contact the CHDR website.


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. For this reason DSM shows their support to Dutch iGEM teams by supporting them financially, including our team. For more information visit the DSM Website.

Other sponsors and partners
Not only was our team supported financially, we also had some great sponsors and partners that helped us out by providing our team with lab equipment, free sequencing, software licences, discounts on lab equipment, office supplies and even the opportunity to place advertisements!


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