The essenscia Patent Cell unit, which was launched in 2011 with the support of the FPS Economy, is a permanent point of contact for companies of the sector, providing advice to protect their innovation.

The Patent Cell also offers advice on patenting as well as on other forms of intellectual property protection. It disseminates information on innovative technologies and trends that can influence the world of chemistry and life sciences in the future.
essenscia patent cell objectives:

-    Raise awareness and inform companies on the importance of intellectual property rights and their optimal use
     during the innovation process
-    Encourage companies to protect their innovations (either by a patent or another form of intellectual property right).