Ascora is an SME IT company, based in northern Germany (Lower Saxony). Since 1994 Ascora GmbH has been developing and selling software as an Independent Software Vendor with products that are used around the world.  In 2007, Ascora GmbH extended its range to provide business solutions as well.  It offers IT consulting services to national and international companies. Ascora is involved in several projects within the research and innovation domain.  Ascora offers a variety of services, with the main expertise in the domains of system integration aspects and the development and prototyping of SOA based solutions (services).


Ascora has broad expertise in realizing personalized applications with a strong focus for creating fully adaptive solutions based on service oriented architectures and distributed system integration. Ascora has strong experience in connecting different IT systems from a data perspective and from a semantic perspective. Ascora is a founding member and editor of the International Journal of Interoperability in Business Information Systems (IBIS) and has organized several events in this domain.


Ascora is highly active in the eHealth domain. Ascora has organized the workshop about SOA in Health Care at the last 3 years’ GI conference and is also active in the EU AAL programme. Ascora has broad knowledge in secure data management of health information including patient data and device information.


In addition to its business solutions, Ascora GmbH is one of the leading providers of software apps in Germany. Ascora software solutions are used by over 1.4 Mio registered users, distributed under own labels and under third party white-label approaches. Applications include desktop applications as well as web and mobile apps (Android, iPhone).


Ascora is actively contributing to standards and is active in the European Committee for Standardization (CEN). Additionally, Ascora is an active member of the OISV (Organization of Independent Software Vendors), the biggest ISV association in the world. Moreover, Ascora is member of the NESSI ETP (Networked European Software and Services Initiative) and the Net!Works ETP (European Technology Platform for Communications Networks and Services) as the NEM Initiative (Networked & Electronic Media).