Prototype – industrial demonstrator – market ramp-up. These are the usual steps from innovation to market success. For all three steps, there is a multitude of funded projects. Non-repayable grants make enable generous budgets and powerful mitigation of development risks at all three stages.
There are a variety of national and EU programmes to promote innovation. Here are some programmes that mainly support development work up to the prototype stage:
Together with you we will define suitable programs and write a winning proposal.
Once the prototype has been developed, it has to prove itself in tough industrial or consumer everyday life. There are specific programs for this phase:
The market entry of innovations can be very capital-intensive. Some programmes can help at this stage at national and EU level:
The Innovation Fund is a new large-volume program for large-scale technology and infrastructure projects. With a total budget of 110 billion EUR until 2030, it is able to support projects with a total of 1 billion EUR annually. Do you have a technology or infrastructure project that you are currently launching on the market – and which is NOT yet classified as “bankable”? Talk to us about an application in one of the first calls of the Innovation Fund in 2020. Just call +49 711 65696572.