technology transfer

Ascenion is an IP asset management company focused on life sciences and medical device technologies. We work closely with public research institutions to ensure that promising scientific findings are identified, secured and brought to market to the benefit of society. On average, we evaluate 100 invention disclosures per year, handle 70 patent applications and negotiate some 80 revenue-generating cooperation and licensing agreements with industry. Moreover, we guide and support spin-offs on the road to independence. Currently, we hold equity in 24 of these companies. All this helps create innovative products and jobs in growths sectors.

Technology transfer of life science and medical device technologies

What we offer

We provide comprehensive services in all areas of technology transfer. Our clients are primarily public research institutions focussed on the life sciences, including university clinics.

Our range of services is tailored to:

- identify and assess commercially attractive research results and inventions
- steer and support patenting processes
- develop commercialization strategies
- steer projects to the marketplace
- offer licensing and cooperation opportunities

What we are looking for

We especially look for cooperation and licensing partners to further develop academic technologies together with industry partners.


  • Medical Technology
    • [offer] NMR, CT, PET, 3D-Imaging
    • [offer] Nuclear medicine
    • [offer] Ultrasonic diagnostics and therapy

Collaboration sought

  • Research & development
  • Prototyping
  • other: licensing


Technology manager

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