Ascenion GmbH

General information
Ascenion GmbH
Herzogstrasse 64
80803 Munich, Bavaria

Contact person: Christian A. Stein, General Manager
Company main phone: +49 (89) 3188140
Company main fax:  +49 (89) 31881420
Year founded:2001
Source of foundation:Subsidiary
Name of foundation source:LifeScience Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Research
Corporate description / mission:
Ascenion GmbH is an independent knowledge and technology transfer company that operates in intellectual property (IP) asset management specialized in the life sciences field. The company advises and supports public research institutions with regard to the protection and exploitation of their IP (patents, know-how, and materials); initiates and mediates license agreements between research institutions and industries; and provides therapeutic and diagnostic candidates, as well as medical devices, platform technologies, plants, and software.

The company supports more than 30 European life sciences partners, e.g. research institutions, universities, university hospitals and associated organizations.
State of ownership: Private / independent
Headquarters: HQ: No
  • Professional Services and Consulting
  • Business development
  • Deal arranger
  • Management consulting
  • Market access
  • Market research
  • Patents & Trademarks
  • Technology transfer
  • Valuation
Primary therapeutic areas:
  • Cardiovascular / cardiology
  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs & immune disorders / hematology / immunology
  • Diseases of the nervous system / neurology
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases / endocrinology
  • Genitourinary system / Urology
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases / infectiology / parasitology
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes / toxicology
  • Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue / Orthopedics
  • Neoplasms / cancer / oncology
  • Respiratory / pulmonology
Business model:
  • Service company
  • Subsidiary
Customer segments:
  • Other
Summary Products / Services / Technologies
Description of products:
- Identify and assess commercially attractive research results and inventions
− Steer and support patenting processes
− Develop commercialization strategies
− Steer projects towards marketplace
− Initiate and negotiate licensing and cooperation agreements with industry
− Coach start-ups, etc.
Collaborations & Clients
Partnering strategy / collaborations:
Ascenion is exclusive technology transfer partner to numerous research institutes of the Helmholtz and Leibniz Associations, the Hannover Medical School and associated organizations for translational research.