Ascenion will support eight members and four partners of the Innovative Training Network (ITN) ‘SMABEYOND’ in all aspects relating to the intellectual property and potential commercialization of their work.
Ascenion’s portfolio company iThera gained regulatory approval for a pivotal trial evaluating its MSOT imaging technology for the assessment of colon inflammation. If successful, it could provide a superior, non-invasive alternative to colonoscopy.
How is the German start-up sector doing? Are there ‘zombies’ here too – as in the USA? And what should we be looking out for? A number of heads of German technology transfer organisations were interviewed for this overview, including Ascenion’s Christian Stein.
Supporting start-ups has always been a particular focus of our activities. In 2019, we have seen significant successes and opposing trends in this area. Here our summary of highlights, figures and key developments in the start-up field and beyond.