What do we stand for?

As an idea broker, PROGEST chooses to focus on projects that are good for people and the environment. To determine whether your project meets such criteria, we use the 17 Sustainable Development Goals formulated by the United Nations. The projects we undertake have a major impact on the future. Therefore, our company’s time and knowledge are used to develop solutions to the great challenges of our time. In addition, as PROGEST, we want to be able to serve all inventors at every stage of the development of his or her innovation. Through our comprehensive range of services, we make this possible and contribute to a world of innovation.


Make your idea a success: Our mission is to support inventors at every stage of their innovation journey. Through expert guidance, services and tools, we enable inventors to refine their ideas, protect intellectual property and prepare the idea for a successful market launch. We are committed to helping inventors bring their inventions to market, encourage innovation and have a positive impact on society.


Empowering inventors, shaping tomorrow: Our vision is to empower inventors to shape the future with their breakthrough ideas. We aim to be the leading innovation partner, providing inventors with the resources, knowledge and support to successfully bring their inventions to market. Our vision is to create a world where inventions that solve real problems are cherised, protected and commercialized, encouraging progress and making a lasting impact on society.


PROGEST’s experts focus on innovative companies, inventors and designers and help market inventions. We are here to successfully launch your idea to the market! As a leading idea broker, we know what it takes to get results. Thanks to our proven, integrated strategies, we have brought products to the market with explosive results.


Vast experience and expertise.

We have worked with numerous inventions, so we know what works and what doesn’t.

Proven formula driven model

We have developed a unique model by which good inventions are successfully launched into the market.

Coordinated and integrated approach.

We offer a unique approach based on the “no cure no pay” principle.

Successful results

We consistently achieve impressive market realizations by applying the right steps.


Our expertise is not only the commercialization but also the technical analysis of your idea.


Our strategic guidance ensures that your intellectual property is optimally protected throughout the entire process.


Investments are observed so that costs are kept as low as possible prior to market launch.


Our large network of market participants, manufacturers and product developers can be utilized.


Rob Erkelens MBA

Founding Partner

drs. Dick Tijssen


Floris Erkelens MSc

Innovation Developer