Enabling access to clean water for all people worldwide is an important goal of the UN. Furthermore, clean water also plays a significant role in the germ-free production of, for example, food or medical products. To ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation, the Fraunhofer IST focuses on:
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To improve the wastewater treatment of heavy metals, the Fraunhofer IST has developed an atmospheric pressure plasma process to specifically functionalize filter membranes.