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Welcome to Cognis

Innovation Forward.

Cognis Group is an international research firm specializing in future-proofing company technology innovation pipelines. We are the convergence of companies spanning three decades of experience in Intellectual Property (IP) Analysis and Strategic Partnering—now distinctively combined with a 10-20-year Future Trends Outlook. The combination of insight, research, and future trends dramatically enhances the intelligence to inform decisions around innovation potential and partners.

Companies and investors alike leverage our unique research methodology combined with our global network of partner connections to get to faster, smarter commercialization of billion-dollar market opportunities.

Cognis offers broad access to experts across an expansive number of science & technology industries, making us a full-service partner for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to research universities and federal institutions, to individual inventors.

In addition to our custom consulting services, Cognis provides curated self-service resource sites for clients: Pharmalicensing.com allows free exploration of the largest selection of commercially available life science opportunities from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries—with a user base spanning 110 countries. Futureinfocus.com provides concise, intelligent research reports around the future of consumers, markets, and technologies across expansive industries and around the globe.

Our Mission

The pace of change in our world continues to accelerate. We all see this play out on the grand stage daily: new diseases, warming oceans, increased hurricanes and fires, supply shortages, changes in social behaviors, more focus on alternative energies; the list goes on and on.

We all have a role in proactively preparing for the ongoing shifts that we will encounter. Our passionate team at Cognis Group is focused on helping you navigate innovation potential for the greatest collective benefits to people, the planet, and long term profits.

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We are Cognis

We are experts in Intellectual Property, Commercialization, and Foresight, with offices in the US and the UK. Since 1997, we have worked with our clients to provide insight, partnering support, and online services that have helped them make better informed technology and IP decisions today and tomorrow.

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At Our Core

Passionate Professionals

We are proud to have created a culture of passionate, success-driven, and honest individuals that have made our company shine.

Cross-Industry Experts

Our team's expertise spans multiple disciplines from several distinct fields. Their vast expertise is reflected in the quality of service we provide.

Client-Centric Focus

Our ability to focus on each client's individual needs has built numerous long-lasting relationships with some of the world's top companies.


Our team members possess a strong determination to produce insightful and objective results that our clients come back for time after time.

From early-stage research to accessing new markets...

Our strategic services and comprehensive industry experience help you realize your business objectives more easily and efficiently.