Ascenion is a subsidary of the Life Science Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Research which was initiated by the life science research institutions of the Helmholtz Association.
Ascenion provides comprehensive and exclusive Intellectual Property (IP) Asset Management services to the Life Science research institutions being part of the Foundation. The range of services comprises all activities that form part of modern IP Asset Management, ranging from technology scouting and hunting to equity management and contract follow-up including prosecution and litigation.
The Life Science Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Research and the services of ascenion are open to all interested research instituions seeking professional support in evaluating and exploiting intellectual property.
Ascenion runs offices at the research institutions that it serves. Two technology scouts are working at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research.