New paper accepted for publication on IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences

“Gas plasma technology – an asset to healthcare during viral pandemics such as the COVID-19 crisis?” by Sander Bekeschus, Axel Kramer, Elisabetta Suffredini, Thomas von Woedtke, and Vittorio Colombo is now available under the “Early Access” area on IEEE Xplore

Against Coronavirus – Emilia Romagna restarts from research

The contribution of prof V. Colombo starts at 8:40

The IAP group will participate to a POR-FESR project financed by the Regione Emilia-Romagna on the call “Progetti di ricerca e innovazione per lo sviluppo di soluzioni finalizzate al contrasto dell’epidemia da COVID-19”

The IAP group will participate to a POR-FESR project financed by the Regione Emilia-Romagna on the call “Progetti di ricerca e innovazione per lo sviluppo di soluzioni finalizzate al contrasto dell’epidemia da COVID-19

The project title is:

“Applicazione di trattamenti al plasma freddo atmosferico per la decontaminazione di superfici di alimenti e MOCA (materiali e oggetti a contatto con gli alimenti) da COVID19” led by the Interdepartmental Center for Agri-food Industrial Research (CIRI-AGRO)


The IAP group will lead a POR-FESR project funded by the Regione Emilia-Romagna on the call “Progetti di ricerca e innovazione per lo sviluppo di soluzioni finalizzate al contrasto dell’epidemia da COVID-19”

The IAP group will lead a POR-FESR project financed by the Regione Emilia-Romagna on the call “Progetti di ricerca e innovazione per lo sviluppo di soluzioni finalizzate al contrasto dell’epidemia da COVID-19

The project title is:

Progetto VIKI (VIrus KIller): dispositivo di sanificazione a contrasto del trasporto indoor di bioaerosol” led by the IAP Group of the Interdepartmental Center for Industrial Research Avanced Applications in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Technology (CIRI-MAM)

New Paper accepted for publication ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

The new paper “Enhanced electrospinning of active organic fibers by plasma treatment on conjugated polymer solutions” by Fasano, Vito; Laurita, Romolo; Moffa, Maria; Gualandi, Chiara; Colombo, Vittorio; Gherardi, Matteo; Zussman, Eyal ;  Vasilyev, Gleb; Persano, Luana; Camposeo, Andrea; Focarete, Maria Letizia; Pisignano, Dario has been accepted for publication on ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces .

New paper accepted for Publication on Clinical Plasma Medicine

The new paper: “Cold atmospheric pressure plasma treatment to assist the restoration of the apical region of a root canal in endodontic procedures  ” by Alina Bisag, Michele Manzini, Emanuele Simoncelli, Augusto Stancampiano, Riccardo Tonini, Matteo Gherardi, Vittorio Colombo has been accepted for publication on Clinical Plasma Medicine, Elsevier

The special issue: papers by plenary and invited lecturers at the 24th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC 24), 9–14 June 2019, Naples, Italy has been published by Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing

The special issue, edited by Dott. Matteo Gherardi, is composed of peer-reviewed contributions from plenary speakers Achim von Keudell and Anne Bourdon and from invited speakers Julia Bandow, Maria Adriana Creatore, Vasco Guerra, Masaya Shigeta, Juan Pablo Trelles, Zdenko Machala and their coauthors.

The special issue papers will be available free of charge from May 11 to July 11, 2020.

New paper published on Plasma Processes and Polymers, Special Issue: Advanced Applications of Plasmas In Life Sciences

The new paper: “Plasma activated medium as an innovative anticancer strategy: insight into its cellular and molecular impact on in vitro leukemia cells” by Eleonora Turrini, Romolo Laurita, Emanuele Simoncelli, Augusto Stancampiano, Elena Catanzaro, Cinzia Calcabrini, Giovanni Carulli, Martina Rousseau,Matteo Gherardi, Francesca Maffei, Veronica Cocchi, Monia Lenzi, Valentina Pellicioni, Patrizia Hrelia, Vittorio Colombo, Carmela Fimognari, has been published on Plasma Processes and Polymers, Special Issue: Advanced Applications of Plasmas In Life Sciences. The reasearch activity was supported by National SIR Grant [RBSI14DBMB] of the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, MIUR. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppap.202000007

OUR SMALL CONTRIBUTION TO THE CONTRAST TO COVID-19

https://magazine.unibo.it/archivio/2020/03/18/coronavirus-la-ricercauniboin-campo-perla-protezione-del-personale-sanitario

http://www.bolognatoday.it/cronaca/coronavirus-test-mascherine-sant-orsola.html

The 3rd International Workshop on Plasma Agriculture (IWOPA), which will be held in the Hanseatic City of Greifswald, Germany has been postponed to 28 February to 3 March 2021.

Prof Vittorio Colombo will contribute to 3rd IWOPA with an invited presentation: “PLASMA ACTIVATED WATER AS NOVEL RESISTANCE INDUCER FOR PLANTS IN GREENHOUSE AND OPEN FIELD”. Dr. Romolo Laurita will present the PLASMAFOOD PRIN 2017 project with an poster presentation “STUDY AND OPTIMIZATION OF COLD ATMOSPHERIC PLASMA TREATMENT FOR FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (PLASMAFOOD)

New paper accepted for publication on Cancers, MDPI Open Access

The new paper: “Plasma-activated Ringer’s Lactate solution displays a selective cytotoxic effect on ovarian cancer cells” by Alina Bisag, Cristiana Bucci, Sara Coluccelli, Giulia Girolimetti, Romolo Laurita, Pierandrea De Iaco, Anna Myriam Perrone, Matteo Gherardi, Lorena Marchio, Anna Maria Porcelli, Vittorio Colombo, Giuseppe Gasparre has been accepeted for publication on Cancers, MDPI Open Access Journals, Special IssuePlasma in Cancer Treatment“. The paper is available at the following link: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6694/12/2/476.

Energy engineering students from Bologna university Alma Mater Studiorum in our labs!

Prof. Vittorio Colombo is contributing to the International Meeting on Plasma Cosmetic Science (November 25-27, 2019, Orleans, France) with a poster presentation “Non-equilibrium atmospheric plasma activities in UNIBO synergic to plasma cosmetic science applications”

http://www.lestudium-ias.com/event/international-meeting-plasma-cosmetic-science