Expernova is now a part of Questel's innovation management service offering

Expernova joined the Questel group in 2018

A true partnership allowing our clients to gain valuable innovation market insights

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Montpellier (FR), Expernova had a vision to create an Innovation Graph data model of the experts, innovative companies, universities, networks and knowledge that pinpoint innovation opportunity for every industry. As Machine Learning and Network Intelligence can play a major role in revealing advanced expertise, influence and strategies.

Expernova focused on using sophisticated analytics, based on Big Data to connect the dots for global scientific and technological landscapes. The goal is to help the client easily access worldwide expertise, technologies and networks.

Acquired by Questel in 2018, Expernova has added a highly valuable software combination that facilitates and speeds-up collaboration between our IP experts and R&D teams.

Helping R&D teams accelerate and secure their invention cycles 

Questel is one of the world’s largest Intellectual Property software and service providers, and this acquisition is an integral part of its strategy to build an efficient and cost-effective set of end-to-end IP services.

By tracking, matching and analyzing innovation works such as scientific documents, patents, conferences, clinical trials, projects, grants, and millions of targeted web pages, our combined service offerings will empower your organization to easily explore your extended ecosystem.

Merging of Expernova’s know-how in R&D and Innovation with Questel’s suite of IP software services, means combining the best patent analysis tool on the market with the best of competency mapping, resulting in the delivery of a unique platform offering R&D teams the resources and knowledge they need to identify future technologies and monitor their ever changing environment.

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