BioCarboMin – Biogenic Carbonate Mineralization for Engineering Novel Living Building and Construction Materials
Matthias Ahlhelm
Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Dresden, DE

Patterned engineered living materials based on Escherichia coli biofilms
Roberto Avendaño
Bacterial Synthetic Biology Laboratory, Department of Fundamental Microbiology, University of Lausanne, CH

Thermoplasmonic Stimulation of Living Materials with Gold Nanorod Composites
Selim Basaran
INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, DE

3D Printing Bacteria: Growth in Confined Environments to Materials Fabrication
R. Konane Bay
Princeton University, New Jersey, and University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Streamlining Corynebacterium glutamicum into living therapeutic for treating HPV‑induced cervical lesions
Selma Beganovic

Saarland University, Saarbrücken, DE

Building an optogenetic circuit in probiotic bacteria as a novel living therapeutics
Marc Blanch Asensio
Bioprogammable Materials Group, Leibniz Institute for New Materials, DE

Bacterial nanocellulose: future challenges and developments of a new, promising biomaterial
Martina Bruschi

Bioniks srl, Montorio VR, IT

Generation of active compartmentalized multipolymer-materials based on bacterial biopolymers
Cristina Campano
Biological Research Centre Margarita Salas, Madrid, ES

Engineering bacterial photonic crystals: Novel Colour Generation
Laura Catón
Cambridge University, UK

Engineering of structured phototrophic microbial communities in hydrogels
Christian Danneberg
Institute of Biochemistry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, DE

Thermoresponsive living therapeutic materials – Darobactin-releasing bacterial hydrogels for treating chronic pathogenic infections
Sourik Dey
INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, DE

Phototactic Minimal Synthetic Cell
Daniele Di Iorio
Institute of Physiological Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, University of Münster, DE

Direct ink writing of inorganic porous scaffolds for living microorganisms
Alessandro Dutto
Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, CH

3D bioprinting provides unique opportunities for fabrication of engineered living materials
Michael Gelinsky
Centre for Translational Bone, Joint and Soft Tissue Research, TU Dresden, DE

Fibre Fusion, functionalized bacterial cellulose through a hydrophobic protein
Katie Gilmour
Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment, Department of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Engineering Bacillus subtilis with Urease and Carbonic Anhydrase to Produce Engineered Living Materials
Jamie Haystead
Department of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Local oxygen removal, principle and implementation for electrochemistry
Morgane Hoareau
Université de Lorraine, CNRS, Nancy, FR

Development of a genetic tool kit for the engineering of ureolytic bacteria to improve Biocement production
Paul James
Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment, Department of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Improving the rational design of ELMs by investigating sequence-property relationships
Esther Jimenez
Department of Biosciences, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

Living microcapsules for delivery of therapeutics to the gut
Hanuman Chowdary Kalari
INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, DE

Engineered protein secretion in E. coli using the curli pathway
Anton Kan
Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

Production of Engineered Living Material from Kombucha co-culture
Anastasiya Kishkevich
Imperial College Centre for Synthetic Biology, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, UK

Engineered Viruses for Selective Copper Metal Ion Binding and Sensing
Nuriye Korkmaz
KIST Europe, Saarbrücken, DE

A fabricating platform for producing functional bacterial cellulose
Joshua Loh
Department of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Keeping living therapeutic materials (LTM) under the radar of neutrophils
Islam Mohamed
Institute of Virology, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, DE

Towards living therapeutics: Production of the cell protectant ectoine using engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum
Berina Muhovic
Institute of Systems Biotechnology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, DE

Three-dimensional printing of photosynthetic microalgal living materials
Jeong-Joo Oh
Department of Bionanoscience, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, NL

A genetically engineered biofilm material for SARS-CoV-2 capturing and isolation
Gökçe Özkul
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Bilkent University, Ankara, TR

Mechanical interaction of bacterial colonies inside a matrix
Samaneh Rahbar
Saarland University, Saarbrücken, DE

3D bioprinting of mineralizing cyanobacteria for engineering living building materials
Olena Reinhardt
Centre for Translational Bone, Joint and Soft Tissue Research, TU Dresden, DE

Engineering of stimuli-responsive Corynebacterium glutamicum
Florian Riedel
INM-Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien, Bioprogrammierbare Materialien, Saarbrücken, DE

Optogenetic control of protein expression in Lactococcus lactis
Aleixandre Rodrigo-Navarro
University of Glasgow, UK

Influence of metal ions on the mechanical properties of Escherichia coli biofilms
Adrien Sarlet
Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, DE

XenoGlue – Scale up of a Recombinant Mussel Protein Analog as Photoactivatable Bioglue
Christian Schipp
Technische Universität Berlin, DE

Comparative bioprocess evaluation of l-ascorbic acid production in yeast
Henrique Sepúlveda Del Rio Hamacek
Tallinn University of Technology, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Tallinn, EST

3D Bioprinted Living Bacterial Microreactors Degrade Organophosphorus Compounds
Mark R. Shannon
School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, UK

E. coli biofilm matrix: physico-chemical properties and molecular interactions
Macarena Siri
Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, DE

Click-chemistry on magnetotactic bacteria: the effect of azide incorporation
Paul Eduardo David Soto Rodriquez
Aix Marseille Université, Saint PaulLez-Durance, FR

Mycelium-based materials: process for continuous non-woven production
Géza Szilvay
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Industrial Biotechnology and Food Solutions, Espoo, FI

Advancing ELM Development in Caulobacter Crescentus and Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 by Leveraging Assembly Principles
Robert F. Tesoriero Jr.
Department of BioSciences, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

Characterization of biosensing living materials for field-relevant applications and multi-input multi-output signal processing
Francesca Usai
Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy

ALIVE: Engineered Living Materials considerations for Architecture
Layla A. van Ellen
Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK

Insights into growth regulation by connecting simulations of Plant-Growth to the Plant Gall Life Cycle
Richard W. van Nieuwenhoven
Institute of Applied Physics of TU Wien, Vienna, AUT

Bacterial Photonic Materials
Junwei Wang
Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK

Engineered Bacteria with Genetic Circuits Accumulating Nanomagnets as MRI Contrast Agents
Merve Yavuz
UNAM- Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, National Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University, Ankara, TR

Microalgae living hydrogel for photobioreactor application
Kui Yu
University of Cambridge, UK

HeliTec – Antibiotic-free Helicobacter therapy based on the combination of innovative treatment strategies and novel drug delivery technologies
Tobias Zumbusch
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen, DE