Z4. The Future of Plasma and Life Sciences.
Europe’s smartest mile for plasma technology and life science can be found in the far north. The Greifswald Z4 combines research, development and production under one roof.
A home for
Flexible laboratory, technical and production rooms on 5,500 m² and bundled expertise make the Z4 a high-performance technology location. A focal point for researchers and well-trained professionals from all over the world. A starting point for visionary ideas. And home for all those who want to make the future.
Move in, research, ready!
Your advantages at Z4
The direct collaboration of research, large companies and founders is the ideal breeding ground for innovation. Benefit from short distances, fresh impulses and interdisciplinary exchange.
The Greifswald university site derives its research strength from the intensive, interdisciplinary cooperation of five faculties, including the University Medical Center. This offers the best conditions for networking and recruiting highly qualified professionals with practical training.
Greifswald offers a very high quality of life. Extremely short distances, the proximity to the sea, and the excellent infrastructure will not let families move away again so quickly.
WITENO as operator
WITENO GmbH has been fuelling technology and knowledge transfer and bringing science and business together for 30 years. As the operator of office, laboratory and production areas, we support company founders, young companies and well-established SMEs on their way to growth and success. Our portfolio includes the rental of the infrastructure as well as an all-round service and consulting package, leaving you free to focus on your business.
>So far, 11,000 sqm of rentable space (TZV, Biotechnikum, cowork)
>As of 2023: Z4 + 5,500 sqm /
>As of 2025: Digital Innovation Center + 5,400 sqm
>Approx. 90 tenants with a total of around 500 employees
>Focus: Biotech, bioeconomy, IT, medical technology, pharmaceuticals, plasma technology, environment & energy
INP as a partner
The Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (Leibniz-Institut für Plasmaforschung und Technologie e.V.) is one of the world leaders in the research of low temperature plasmas. Scientists, engineers and other specialists conduct future-oriented research and development from the idea to the prototype. The topics are based on social issues as a whole and on the requirements of the market.
>Established in 1992
>Member of the Leibniz Association
>Over 200 employees
>133 office spaces and 49 laboratories
>Disciplines: include physics, chemistry, pharmaceuticals and biology.
Z4 in figures
– Own conference area
– Full service
– Own parking level
– Close to Greifswald city center
The Center for Life Science and Plasma Technology (Z4) is located directly at the University of Greifswald campus with its Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Greifswald University Medical Center. The Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, part of the Greifswald Institute, is just a few minutes away on the outskirts of the city.
First occupation planned from 1st quarter 2023