New INPLAS working group »Plasma4life«


The new working group Plasma4Life is concerned with topics connected with Life Science such as medical engineering, nutrition, health, agriculture, environment and hygiene.



  • identification of research topics
  • consolidation of the community in Germany
  • the initiation of cooperation with industry
  • realisation of joint projects 


Medical technology

Implants (manufacturing (3D), wear behaviour, cell growth) | biosensoric | microfluidic | functionalization, interior treatment and coating of hoses, packaging, disposables


Sterilization, desinfection |crop dusting 


Antiseptic therapy (including multiresistant germs) | wound healing | skin diseases like dermatitis and psoriasis | bleeding appeasement

Cell culture and microbiology

Control of cell adhesion, protein adsorption | coupling of antibodies | cell transfaction and cell transporation 

Nutrition, agriculture, environment

Desinfection | water treatment | exhaust gas treatment |sterilization

Working group manager


Prof. Dr. Peter Awakowicz | Ruhr-Universität Bochum


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Viöl | HAWK Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst - Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen


Dr. Kristina Lachmann | Fraunhofer-Institut für Schicht- und Oberflächentechnik IST, Braunschweig