BASF Venture Capital GmbH

Adaptive Surface Technologies, Inc. (AST, formerly SLIPS Technologies, Inc.)

Adaptive Surface Technologies is the leader in providing customized solutions for sticky problems in materials. The company creates highly-repellent slippery surfaces for customers in all industries including: energy, packaging, consumer, automotive and environmental. Their portfolio of pioneering and award-winning technologies and their years of know-how were created at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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Cambridge, USA


Materials and coatings that repel fluids, contaminants, and biological fouling.


Markus Solibieda
Managing Director