Tack Smart Filter Technology BV owns the smart filter patent. The company grants non-exclusive rights and exclusive rights in specific fields of use to its filter communication technology. TackSmart has to date entered into agreements representing an aggregate value of up to $30 million.
In 2007 Tack Smart Filter Technology BV entered into a license agreement with Millipore Corporation. Millipore – now Merck Millipore – is a leading provider of products and services that improve productivity and results in biopharmaceutical manufacturing and in clinical, analytical and research laboratories.
TackSmart’s team of specialists is dedicated to sharing the infinite application possibilities of its patented smart filter technology. So far, several exclusive and non-exclusive contracts have been finalized.
The smart filter is state of the art technology that opens up the possibility to transform a normal filter into an intelligent one. Data can be stored on the filter by the manufacturer, and/or updated during filter operation through a ‘read – write memory’.