Propellerhat helps companies raise funding public and private to product and business development goals.

We also help research and development organizations apply for public funding for research and development projects.

In addition Propellerhat offer project management and business development services for companies and research organizations.

To get started with your idea sign up for a free online project review.

Our funding advisors track record spins over 38 MEUR of R&D project funding raised from different innovation programs across the world.

If your idea looks promising, and you want to get some spin we start by analyzing the situation and creating an innovation roadmap.

Propellerhat Co-creation is a project method to develop new project partnerships. In a 3-6 months project the goal is to find a consortia to make concrete business impact from research and development results. The co-creation service is offered also for universities and research teams.

Public Funding

We give advice and write proposals to international funding programs.

Horizon Europe program offers billions of R&D funding for projects, so it is your citizen and/or corporate right to go and get your money back. The vast number of programs and funding calls is an open database, but we warmly suggest to start with some professional advice, to get your hands on the right project. It takes a while to learn, but the programs basically use the same project structures, guidelines and rules. Consider EU funding as a learning opportunity and extend your fundraising capacity as an investment for the next decade.

EIC Accelerator is great for small and medium sized companies. With us you do not need to worry about the proposal process or bureaucracy. We help you reach the deadlines and submit applications and reports. We offer coaching for ongoing EIC Accelerator projects to help you reach the project goals.

Project coordination and proposal writing is key service we offer for research organizations. We are experienced in consortia building for industry & academy partnerships across Europe and globally.

As project partners we are active developers of innovation management, impact and dissemination and communication activities.

We are also advisors for several European programs for project plan & proposal reviews. We can offer a proposal review as a service for re-submissions to reach the proposal threshold and be selected for funding.


Startup Permit

There are several public funding options available for international growth and vice versa coming to Finland to do your R&D here on a big scale. For International entrepreneurs we have services such as the Finnish Startup Permit. With that you can apply and to come to Finland to start up our company. We have the best in class innovation ecosystem for that.

Business Finland projects are really good for gearing up the tempo and boosting your business value, product and service development investment when you are still in the early phase of building your business. For a young company of less than 5 years of in business Tempo funding is the best option to get started. Tempo enables your company to do a development project targeting international markets and Business Finland can offer you 60 000 Grant funding for that purpose. We can help in planning the project and delivery as a co-creation project.

When Business Finland development projects are successful in reaching their goals there is a follow-up funding available for R&D as loans and also as grants for young innovative companies. The funding for the young innovative companies consist of 3 consecutive funding period. Two grants of EUR 250,000 (total 500 000 EUR) and then a loan of EUR 750,000. That should help you deliver some scalable results.

ELY Centres play a significant role in the promotion of regional business policy. They offer several funding options for companies to develop new products and businesses. We can help you in planning projects that give you 50% grant funding to reach your company development goals.

Innovation voucher is the fastest way to get started for a Finnish company. The voucher offers you 6000 EUR of purchasing value for business strategy, product design and commercialization. Contact our experts to apply for Innovation voucher and get started. Read more about “innovaatioseteli” in Finnish.

Private Funding

It is really easy to set-up a startup or spin-off company in Finland. Private investments from the early investors (family, friends and fools) can be leveraged by business angels or venture capital funds. There are numerous opportunities for raising pre-seed, seed or later funding rounds.

As you can see there is always funding available that fits your organizations purpose and goals. Let’s have an online meeting to discuss and figure out suitable funding options for you. We can start today with a funding analysis and based on that you will get an innovation roadmap that will cover your needs.