Mission & Vision

This topic used to be organized by a specific group formed by iGEM Community Working Group volunteers, who work on connecting iGEMers in the topic field, collecting and curating the existing topical resources, and developing initiatives geared towards creating an impact to the topic fields related to synthetic biology. Starting from 2023, working groups will be formed based on specific projects and we will keep presenting all the topic-relevant projects and activities on this page.

You can contact the group at policy@igem.org


  1. Encourage our community to participate in open public policy consultations on topics related to synthetic biology.
  2. Build an understanding of global governance of synthetic biology by mapping out local policies.
  1. Create contexts, such as policy hackathons, where the iGEM community can develop governance solutions.
  2. Create a team of policy representatives that can assist teams in navigating local governance and policy issues.




Advisors & Liaisons