Universities & Research Institutions
PROvendis is a service provider for more than 30 universities, who are partly organized in two patent associations in the state of NRW. What's more, PROvendis also works as a service provider for other universities, university hospitals and extra-university research institutions, regardless of regional or organizational affiliation.
BIO.NRW - the official biotechnology network of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) supports start-ups and SMEs, acts as a point of contact for early-career scientists, and fosters technology transfer.
TransferAllianz e.V. is the German association for knowledge and technology transfer. It brings together universities, national research institutions and transfer service providers in a nationwide network.
ZENIT GmbH is a Public Private Partnership owned by the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, a consortium of banks and an association comprising some 180 enterprises. On behalf of EU, national and regional bodies, ZENIT provides services for the benefit of companies as well as universities and research institutions.
Learn about our various cooperations with partners in science and industry