Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology
Felix-Hausdorff-Str. 2
17489 Greifswald
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The Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (INP) is the largest non-university institute in the field of low temperature plasmas, their basics and technical applications in Europe. The institute carries out research and development from idea to prototype. The topics focus on the needs of the market. At present, plasmas for materials and energy as well as for environment and health are the focus of interest.

Dörte Valenthin
Patent Officer

Tel.: +49(0) 3834 554 3909
Fax: +49(0) 3834 554 301

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Antibacterial Surface Modification for Medical Devices

The invention relates to a medical device comprising a biocompatible material having an exposed surface prone to biofilm growth. The biocompatible material comprises a doping of an antibacterial metal compound. A concentration of the doping compound ranges from 1% to 30% (w/w) within an outer layer adjacent to the exposed surface, and is essentially zero within a bulk layer of the biocompatible material.

Figure 1 of the Patent Specification

Patent Info
Patent Family
Patent OfficePatent NumberFiledDate of PatentLegal Status
EPEP3372255A102.03.2018in force
Device Info
Plasma Source Application