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Table 1 Participating teams

From: Constructing future scenarios as a tool to foster responsible research and innovation among future synthetic biologists

Team name / (university) Topic Guidance (author) Interview with/
Bielefeld-CeBiTec (Bielefeld University) The Transformers – From carbon dioxide to biofuel AWB 1
Groningen (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) LactoAid – A smart bandage for burn wounds VR 2
LMU-Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) ‘BaKillus’ – Engineering a pathogen-hunting microbe VR 2
TU_Darmstadt (Technische Universität Darmstadt) E. Grätzel – Solar BioEnergy AWB 1
TU_Eindhoven (Eindhoven University of Technology) Click Col – Expanding the chemical toolbox for bacteria VR 2
TUFTS (Tufts University) Ribosponge – Robust biofilm formation using a cyclic-di-GMP aptamer and investigating ethics and applications of engineered bacteriophage VR 1
Wageningen UR (Wageningen University and Research) BananaGuard – Biocontrol of Fusarium oxysporum using Pseudomonas putida AWB 3