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,

Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Elektrotechnik und Plasmatechnik


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Viöl

Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst HAWK

und Fraunhofer IST


Dr. Henk Garritsen

Institut für Klinische Transfusionsmedizin,

Klinikum Braunschweig