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Good ideas boosting fund. Money. Mentors. Network.

SUBMIT YOUR IDEA
Deadline is coming closer:

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Deadline is coming closer:
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Teams supported
1 108 000 €
Given for prototypes
57 000 000 €
Raised by alumni teams

Up to 35 000€ equity free funding and mentoring. We help you create a functional prototype and start a successful business!

Support for ideas with potential

Prototron was created to help turn smart and innovative ideas into tangible prototypes to grow into major businesses. Check out those who have already done this!

A versatile prize

Equally important to the 35 000€ funding is the know-how, trainings, advice and useful contacts made during the Prototron program.

Anyone can participate

Applicants may be individuals as well as businesses with projects from all fields, especially: greentech, digitalization of industry, new materials, health-tech and fintech.

Prototron round timeline

PREPARATION OF IDEA
Think through your idea, read our tips and
Submit your idea until the midnight
15 NOV
APPLICATION DEADLINE
DEC
TOP 50

Get READY! The selected 50 teams participate in training covering financing, intellectual property, prototyping, and sales. Experts from Veebimajutus will run a landing-page building workshop to help you to validate your idea.

JAN
TOP 50

WOW – get STEADY! The selected TOP50 teams get micro-mentoring sessions with field experts and investors. Following with Pitch-training and crowdfunding pilot campaign at prototron.fundwise.ee

28 JAN
TOP 10

And – GO! Final presentation to the Prototron’s Expert Committee, which will decide the winners.

10 FEB
And Go! WINNERS
Winner takes it all: up to 35 000€ equity-free funding for prototyping, incubation at Startup incubator, R&D mentoring from TalTECH and legal aid form law firm Hedman Partners. The winners will be announced at the startup conference sTARTUp Day!!

Prototron 2021 Spring round fund is baked by Swedbank Estonia, TalTech, Tallinn Science park Tehnopol , BuildIt Latvia,  Tallinn city – 60 000€ in total!

We will contribute start-up capital with Estonian angel investors to implement ideas!

Expert Committee

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Heidi Kakko In
EstBAN

Henrik Roonemaa In
Geenius veeb

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Liisi Himma In
Swedbank

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Madis Raukas In
Osram

yrjo-ojasaar

Yrjö Ojasaar In
Solon Partners

jaanus-tamm

Jaanus Tamm In
Defendec

andrus-oks

Andrus Oks In
Tera Ventures

priit-rohumaa

Priit Rohumaa In
Nutshell

priit-rohumaa

Renno Veinthal In
TalTech

Erik Puura In
University of Tartu

Indrek Orav In
Tehnopol

Kristjan Maruste In
Comodule

Prototron Alumni

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Name of the team: Lingvist
Grant from Prototron: 9,900 eur
Year of investment: 2013

Lingvist is the first language-learning tool to harness the potential of technology and computational science to decrease learning time significantly and help you learn effectively.

Global Reader
Name of the team: GlobalReader
Grant from Prototron: 5,600 eur
Year of investment: 2015

GlobalReader provides real-time monitoring of manufacturing machines helping to boost productivity of critical equipment and reduces downtime.

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Name of the team: coModule
Grant from Prototron: 10,534 eur
Year of investment: 2012

a vehicular platform, monitors the battery parameters of electric vehicles and displays the information on its users' phones.

Shaka
Name of the team: Shaka
Grant from Prototron: 11,640 eur
Year of investment: 2012

A portable battery-less device that connects via 3.5 audio mini-jack to smartphone providing information about the weather.

3DprinterOS
Name of the team: 3DPrinterOS
Grant from Prototron: 9,560 eur
Year of investment: 2012

A cloud 3D Printer system allowing to manage 3D files, 3D machines and users across a business.

Flydog
Name of the team: Flydog
Grant from Prototron: 11,242 eur
Year of investment: 2012

Flydog creates software and hardware monitoring solutions for the marine sector, enabling real-time data acquisition and data analysis.

Founders and Partners

FOUNDERS

Prototron is a fund created in 2012, which aims to contribute to the birth of new start-ups and world-changing technologies through prototype financing.

PARTNERS

The donors and partners of Prototron care about entrepreneurship and help bring innovation from science labs to everyday life.

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CONTACTS

E-mail

info@prototron.ee

Address
Teaduspargi 6/1,
Tallinn 12618, Estonia