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Sponsors

We wish to thank the following companys and people for their support. Without their generous contributions and input the iGEM participation of the Technische Universiät Darmstadt would not have been possible.

AppliChem

AppliChem.jpg AppliChem GmbH (Darmstadt, Germany) produces chemicals for chemical, biological, pharmaceutical and medical research and production and markets them worldwide. The main product lines are:

BioChemica

AppliChem offers a wide range of biochemicals for biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology and molecular biology. A further focus at AppliChem is the development and production of decontamination reagents such as our trademark DNA-ExitusPlus™.

Chemica

This product line includes chemicals and reagents such as standard volumetric solutions, acids and bases, salts of the sulfonic acids for IPC, ready-to-use- buffer solutions, dye solutions and many more. A major part of the Chemica products are manufactured in our labs.

Custom Synthesis and other Services

We offer single-step and multi-step synthesis, building blocks for combinatorial chemistry or even synthesis elaboration from concept to start-up.

Binder

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BINDER is the world's leading specialist in simulation chambers for scientific and industrial laboratories. Sales top 23,000 units per year that are exclusively produced in the factory in Tuttlingen.


Cutting-edge technology, groundbreaking innovations and absolute precision shape the brand image of BINDER. The main focus is on the perfect simulation of biological, chemical and physical environmental conditions for a variety of industries. The three red triangles stand for superior products, best service packages and professional advice. This is "Best conditions for your success".

In addition to the versatile productlines, BINDER offers its customers a wide selection of options and accessories.

From its headquarters in Tuttlingen and the four BINDER sales offices in New York, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai, as well as numerous distribution partners, BINDER advises and supervises customers in over 135 countries.

Biospring

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BioSpring is a chemical company which produces synthetic oligonucleotides in any quantity for all applications:

  • Therapy
  • Diagnostics
  • Molecular biology
  • Research and development

We offer our customers the entire range of modified and unmodified oligonucleotides, including RNA chimeras and/or very long DNA/ RNA molecules. You, the customer, set the limits of the nucleic acid synthesis.

Since 1997 our company has been synthesising nucleic acid products to meet the needs of a steadily changing market.

Flexible products require variable solutions without ever compromising on quality.

We have always managed to find acceptable solutions for our customers, regardless how complex the synthesis product or how large the synthesis scale required. Using the open source system designed for you, we maintain the highest degree of quality for each and every product. And, finally, our analyses give you the security that you have received what you ordered – guaranteed. website

Brain

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BRAIN discovers and develops novel natural BioActive compounds, microbial producer strains, proprietary enzymes and biocatalysts for its customers in the chemical and pharmaceutical as well as in the food and cosmetics industries.

In an unique approach to the discovery and production of new biological compounds and biocatalysts the company harnesses creative solutions from nature`s untapped BioDiversity. Its success is built on its proprietary BioArchive comprising millions of genes, proteins, natural compounds and metagenome libraries from microbial isolates and complete habitats.

BRAIN was founded in 1993 and has developed into one of Europe`s leading industrial or white biotech companies. For more information feel free to visit their website.

Carl Roth

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ROTH - Your partner for high-quality performance labware, life science and chemicals.

Carl Roth GmbH + Co. KG is a global supplier for companys, laboratories and scientific facilities with sophisticated demands on selected products for Life Science and chemicals. The company is located at Karlsruhe for more than 130 years.

Carl Roth is well-respected for their excellent product quality their sortiment and their special services: expert advice – on-site, fair prices and short delivery times.

More information is available at their website.

ELLA Biotech

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ELLA is an independent, privately owned company founded in October 2004.

We offer creative services for the production of high quality and special oligonucleotides – following quality standards which you would appreciate and expect in your own lab.

ELLA offers tangible advantages to its customers and partners through its validated technology platform, its experienced interdisciplinary team, and its resolute attitude towards the highest quality in our products.

Our vision is the closest cooperation with our customers, such that the external oligonucleotide synthesis unit at Ella Biotech operates like an outsourced in-house production of the particular company.

The guidelines for the synthesis standards are defined by our customers themselves after intensive consultation. Before production commences, we fully work up this list of requirements based on our customers production standards.

Eppendorf

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Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg/Germany in 1945 and has more than 2,500 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 23 countries and is represented in many other markets by distributors. Eppendorf has grown rapidly in recent years and is now one of the world's leading manufacturers in the BioTools and Molecular Technologies areas.

Eppendorf is a biotech company which develops, produces and distributes systems for use in all spheres of life science. The company's broad range of high quality products and systems is used by researchers worldwide to efficiently carry out their work.

The product range includes pipettes, dispensers and centrifuges as well as consumables such as micro test tubes and pipette tips. In addition to this, Eppendorf provides instruments and systems for automated liquid handling. Even a complete range of devices for DNA amplification for standard PCR or real-time PCR as well as systems for cell manipulation and electroporation are available. New Brunswick Scientific, USA, stands for expertise and top products within the Eppendorf Group in the field of cell growth, detection and storage.

Eppendorf products are designed for academic and commercial research facilities, but also for industrial companies in the field of biotechnology and in other sectors using biotech research processes. Innovative research approaches will call for miniature applications with an increased sample throughput for future diagnostics and therapy. This implies a trend towards automation and a level of reproducibility for which the company's high level of technology and expertise will be sought after on the market.


eurofins

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Eurofins MWG Operon has major offices and production facilities in Europe, the United States and Asia, and is an international provider of DNA sequencing services, DNA synthesis products and bioinformatic services for academic and industrial research. As one of the first service providers for next generation sequencing, Eurofins MWG Operon has established profound know-how and proprietary protocols to cover a broad range of applications. The company’s strength is its strong customer orientation, fast service and high quality. For further information, please visit their website.

Evonik

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Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.

Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2011 more than 33,000 employees generated sales of around €14.5 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.8 billion.

MathWorks

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MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists. Founded in 1984, MathWorks employs 2400 people in 15 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, USA. MathWorks is one of the official iGEM sponsors.

Promega

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Promega Corporation is a leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to the life sciences industry. The company’s 2,000 products enable scientists worldwide to advance their knowledge in genomics, proteomics, cellular analysis, molecular diagnostics and human identification. Founded in 1978, the company is headquartered in Madison, WI, USA with branches in 15 countries and over 50 global distributors. For more information about Promega, visit their website.

TU Darmstadt QSL Initiative

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Special thank goes to the QSL initiative (free translation: local initiative for the upkeeping of good teaching) of the Technische Universität Darmstadt that generously supported our team.

Contact

To get in touch about sponsorship, please feel free to contact Philipp Rottmann.