13. Intangible assets

Notes to the consolidated financial statements

(thousands of €)

In process
technology

Software &
databases

Brands,
licenses,
patents &
know-how

Contract cost

Total

Acquisition value

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On 1 January 2018

7,061

7,496

1,525

16,082

Additions

 

1,561

1,763

 

3,325

Sales and disposals

(7,061)

(20)

(569)

 

(7,650)

Translation differences

 

74

 

 

74

On 31 December 2018

9,111

2,719

11,832

Additions

 

5,463

2,453

15,384

23,300

Sales and disposals

 

(64)

 

 

(64)

Translation differences

 

31

 

 

31

On 31 December 2019

14,541

5,172

15,384

35,099

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amortization and impairment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On 1 January 2018

5,561

6,514

1,509

13,587

Amortization

417

681

9

 

1,107

Impairment

1,083

 

 

 

1,083

Sales and disposals

(7,061)

(20)

(569)

 

(7,650)

Translation differences

 

74

 

 

74

On 31 December 2018

7,250

949

8,200

Amortization

 

816

678

512

2,006

Sales and disposals

 

(63)

 

 

(63)

Translation differences

 

31

 

 

31

On 31 December 2019

8,034

1,626

512

10,173

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carrying amount

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On 31 December 2018

1,862

1,771

3,632

On 31 December 2019

6,507

3,546

14,872

24,927

New additions primarily related to the capitalization of contract costs related to the recent deal with Gilead, which are being amortized on a straight-line basis over a period of 10 years.

On 31 December 2019, our balance sheet did not hold any internally generated assets capitalized as intangible asset.