Your Partner for Intellectual Property (IP)
PROvendis is one of the largest European service providers in the field of technology transfer and IP management. Since 2002, we have been evaluating research and development results, protecting newly-emerged intellectual property rights and marketing them. PROvendis is a subsidiary of 28 universities in North Rhine-Westphalia and works for universities, university hospitals, research institutions, companies and start-ups.
Our IP Services
PROvendis offers comprehensive service for the professional management of intellectual property rights and successful technology transfer:
Statements and Impressions
All PROvendis web seminars were very relevant to my work in research and technology transfer: well-tailored in terms of content and of high quality. Thank you very much for your great seminars, which I continue to follow with interest and am also very happy to recommend to others.Anke Engel, HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences
PROvendis gave an online lecture on technology scouting and market analysis which will help us give Münster entrepreneurs a competitive advantage – thank you for a comprehensive and very informative web seminar!Pia Tovar, Münsterland e. V.
PROvendis’ trainings and events for NRW.IP are excellent: They convey best practice knowledge in an accessible way – we are always looking forward to further cooperation!Dr. Stefan Schroeter, Innovations- und Technologieberater der IHK Düsseldorf
I participated in an excellent web-based seminar with engaging content and relevant information. I am very much looking forward to applying my newly gained knowledge – thank you very much!Michael Enzenauer, Geschäftsführer Enzenauer Unternehmensberatung GmbH und Lehrbeauftragter der Hochschule Düsseldorf HSD
As scientists it is of utmost importance to us to translate our research results into practical applications. We thereby give back to society and PROvendis has been supporting us in this endeavor for years. We are thankful for their all-out excellent work!Univ.-Prof. Dr. Daniel Rauh, Coordinator Drug Discovery Hub Dortmund, TU Dortmund University
For years PROvendis is our first to contact when we need advice on intellectual property rights – we can always rely on the expert advice and support!Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Bernd W. Böttiger, Professor and Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine University Hospital of Cologne
Wir hatten die Idee und die PROvendis hat uns bei der Anmeldung unserer Schutzrechte exzellent beraten und begleitet. Die professionelle Patentrecherche hat uns geholfen, unsere Erfindung zu Wettbewerbern abzugrenzen – für das Anmeldeverfahren ein entscheidender Erfolgsfaktor.Dr. rer. medic. Sabine Wingen, Privaterfinderin
From the idea to market success is often a long road - PROvendis supports technology-oriented companies with lots of patience and the highest competency.Hans-Jürgen Alt, Managing Director of VDMA NRW
With support from PROvendis, the IFAS has already successfully patented 14 inventions. When it concerns protection and commercialization of our developments, PROvendis is always the first contact we talk to.Dipl.-Ing. Olivier Reinertz, Chief Engineer IFAS, RWTH Aachen
The special commitment of PROvendis employees not only shows itself in securing inventions through patent protection. In addition, we have especially benefited from their work in commercializing our patents.Dominic Bresser, scientific employee, Universität Münster
PROvendis’ free online training courses as part of NRW Hochschul-IP are excellent. We hope the web seminars will be continued in the future as they raise awareness for IP topics and qualify our scientist where it matters most!Janita Tönnissen, deputy head, Innovation Office, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster