BASF Has Important Pieces of the Smart Antimicrobial Puzzle

BASF already has several antimicrobial polymer products in its HyGentic line which use integrated silver ions.  In addition, it has a presence in self-cleaning and self-healing coatings, and also has invested in SLIPS Technologies which is developing an “omniphobic” coating as a surface lubricant. The SLIPS investment suggests to us that BASF has a strong