iGEM in times of COVID-19

Our mission is to tackle the locust crisis by developing a sustainable bio-pesticide through responsible innovation and collaboration.

By doing this, we aim for food security and economic stability across the globe to achieve a brighter future for all.

Two Time Grand Prize winner 

Since the
participation of the first TU Delft team in iGEM, TU
Delft has established itself as a force to be reckoned
with!

1 month ago

Wondering how we are contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals? Read all about it ont he blog by Just One Giant Lab!

The iGEM TU Delft team recently joined the iGEM program on Just One Giant Lab (JOGL)! 🌿 They're developing a more effective biopesticide with the help of #syntheticbiology! ... See more

2 months ago

Aside from aiming to tackle the locust crisis and raise awareness on the crisis itself, we are big fans of sustainability. This is why this week's episode is focussed on locusts as a nutrition source. Did you know that locusts are protein packed , with up to 50% ? Super ... See more

Aside from aiming to tackle the locust crisis and raise awareness on the crisis itself, we are big fans of sustainability. This is why this week's episode is...

2 months ago

Time for the second episode of Cooking with PHOCUS!
Did you know that current methods of locust control rely on unspecific and dangerous chemical pesticides, or biopesticides that are too slow? This is why we, the iGEM TU Delft 2020 team, have set out to design a specific, fast-working and safe ... See more

Time for the second episode of Cooking with PHOCUS! Did you know that current methods of locust control rely on unspecific and dangerous chemical pesticides,...