Call: Grant for Norwegian iGEM teams

To reach out to young researchers at an early stage and introduce them to transdisciplinary biotechnology research and innovation, the Centre for Digital Life Norway is happy to announce to support students who want to attend the international student competition in synthetic biology – International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM), funded by the centre.



Apply here<>

Deadline 8 October 2023

Available funding: NOK 100 000 (maximum NOK 50 000 per iGEM team)

Who can apply?

Norwegian iGEM teams are eligible to apply. Applications must be approved by the team supervisor(s).

What can you apply for?

The funding should be used for iGEM related activities only, and can include costs for e.g.:

  • Organization of workshops
  • Publication costs
  • Travel costs
  • Conference fee for the Giant Jamboree 2023

About the application

The application contains three main sections:

  • Description of the iGEM project and reflections on how this grant will affect your progress.
  • Description/reflection of the way the project may impact society and how the project is responsible and contributes to the good for society through its design and activities
  • Budget

See ‘About Responsible Research and Innovation’ and iGEM human practices

Competence sharing and reporting

It is a requirement for the application to be approved that you are willing to share your experiences and lessons learned from the funded activities with members of the Centre for Digital Life Norway. This can be done through blog posts, articles on the web page or as presentations in different fora. The Centre for Digital Life Norway logo should be included in your iGEM wiki page, and/or made visible in other relevant fora.

Contact: Rosalie Zwiggelaar,<>

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