LabBag® – Laboratory in the Bag

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Plasma jet for coatings with functional groups

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Atomic layer deposition in fluid systems

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Tuberculosis test – faster and more sensitive due to plasma coating

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Reducing the migration of pvc plasticizers

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New plasma jets for cleaning silver

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Life science and ecology

In the ”Life science” field the Fraunhofer IST develops coatings, processes and equipment for a range of application fields:

Cell culture technology and microbiology

  • Control of cell adhesion and differentiation
  • Control of protein adsorption
  • Coupling of antibodies
  • Cell transfection and transporation

Medical technology

  • Microfluidics
  • Biosensors
  • Lab-on-a-chip
  • Implants
  • Sterilization of surfaces and disinfection
  • Coating and functionalization of medical disposable articles

Agricultural and foodstuffs technology

  • Disinfection
  • Disinfection of packaging
  • Barrier coatings
  • Antiadhesive coatings

Water and air purification technology

In addition to users in the fields mentioned, our customers also include manufacturers of equipment for surface modification and coating as well as contract coating companies at home and abroad.



For further contributions of the business unit ”Life science and ecology” please click here.