Do I have access to the ASCEND platform?

Access to the platform is dependent on the email address that you use to sign in. 

Typically, we rely on the domain of your institutional email address to determine eligibility.

Scientists at academic and non-profit institutions can access a free, limited license to the ASCEND platform. BenchSci offers paid enterprise-wide license services for industry scientists.

1. Industry Scientists

Check out this article to learn more about login options at your company. Some companies have enabled single sign-on (SSO), where you can log in using your company email address and employee login credentials when connected to the company network/VPN.

Single Sign-On (SSO)Email/Password
Use the dedicated SSO link for your company.
Not all companies may show up on this page, so if you are unclear if your company has access, please reach out to us!
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If you're able to sign up with your company email address, then your organization already has access. To inquire about access for your company, fill out our contact form and a member of our team will be in touch promptly.

2. Academic and non-profit institutions

A limited license to BenchSci's Selector application, including access to our antibody reagent data, is available at no cost for scientists actively associated with an academic or non-profit institution.

We maintain a list of academic, nonprofit, and government institutions and valid email domains so that anyone with an email address from one of those domains can register for a free limited license for Selector.

Typically, we rely on the domain of your institutional email address to determine eligibility for a free account. This is the email address provided by the university, research institution, or government agency that you are affiliated with. For example,,, or

If we missed your institution, please send us a note through our contact form, a chat message, or by sending an email to

To sign up for an account, please visit our main login page.

If you are having trouble signing up, please check out this article for troubleshooting steps.