The story of a success

1971

Cyclone First European cyclotron for nuclear research in Louvain-la-Neuve.

1985

it4ip patent Early stages of R&D activities about track-etching technology at the Université catholique de Louvain.

1988

Cells on track-etched membrane First manufacture of track-etched membranes and its use as support for in vitro cell culture applications.

1989

it4ip CyclopeIndustrial manufacturing and marketing of first generation track-etched membranes until the early 2000's (Cyclopore S.A. - Whatman S.A.)

1994

it4ip scientific publicationsBetter understanding of fundamentals of the track etching process with relevant scientific publications.

2000

EC projects about nanotemplating Projects aimed at extending the frontiers of science in the area of making nanotemplates to synthesize nano-objects and to explore their potential for innovative and high added-value applications.

2006

it4ip first logoCreation of it4ip S.A., limited company financed by private funds.  Signature of a distribution agreement with ArBrown Co., Ltd (Tokyo).

2008

BioTech Awardit4ip S.A. receives  biotechnology award in Tokyo.  it4ip was selected by the organizers for its excellence and its innovative applications with significant  business potential.

2009

ISO 9001 logo it4ip S.A. receives ISO 9001 certification covering its activities about design, production and supply of porous track-etched polymer materials.

2010

FOR_8746it4ip S.A. receives the "Prix Wallonie à l'Exportation", award from the Walloon Region Export Agency (AWEX).

2011

ArBrown logo Commercial agreement with ArBrown-US to promote and to market it4ip products in North America.

2012

Horiba supply contract On the occasion of the economic mission to Japan , the company HORIBA and it4ip S.A. signed in Osaka a supply contract for nano-membranes dedicated to human and animal glycemic control.

2013

it4ip new building LLN Investment in a new building for production and office space in the scientific park of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium).

2014

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New logo !

2015

Investment in new facilities and lauching of a new production line for further capacity expansion.

2016

Increase of our production capacity to meet the needs of our markets. Enhancement of conversion equipment and of storage capacity.