Our core activity is it to evaluate, protect and market inventions of NRW universities. We offer companies exclusive access to innovative technologies out of the applied sciences and life sciences sector.
PROvendis has been the central patent marketing agency of the universities of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and other research institutes since 2002. PROvendis is also a partner for technology-oriented companies. As a service provider, PROvendis links research and industry and promotes technology transfer and long-term cooperation. The PROvendis teams of applied sciences and life sciences comprise experienced scientists and engineers in order to be able to solve togehter with legal experts even highly complex, industry-specific challenges in all areas of IP management. PROvendis also provides support to scientists interested in starting their own companies. This cumulative expertise makes PROvendis the ideal one-stop shop that provides a full range of services, from the assessment of innovation and the protection of intellectual property rights through to the negotiation, marketing and management of property rights.
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