Founded as New Anti-Infective Consortium Scrl at the end of  2006, the company acquired the Intellectual Property, technology and know-how (patents, strain collection, databases, purified natural products) generated in the Gerenzano research center (originally Lepetit, then Biosearch Italia) from Vicuron Pharmaceuticals. In 2013, NAICONS Srl acquired the entire business of New Anti-Infective Consortium Scrl.

Since its start, NAICONS has out licensed two products, secured several million € in research grants and established collaborations with several national and international companies. Since 2006, NAICONS' scientists have filed several patent applications and published their research results in important international journals.