Selling an idea to a company

Selling an idea to a company? PROGEST helps

Do you want to sell your invention or idea to a company? Then get to know PROGEST. PROGEST was founded in 1999 by Rob Erkelens. We focus entirely on companies with innovative ideas, inventors and designers. When you are an inventor with a good idea, it often happens that you do not have the know-how to actually market and sell your product. Selling your invention to a company that can market your product is a wise choice in such a situation. We at PROGEST can help you with that. You can come to us with any idea, applied to both business and consumer markets. Are you an inventor or a company looking for a partner to guide you through the process of marketing your product? Then contact PROGEST, or read more about our way of working.


Why launch your unique idea with us?

1. Huge experience and expertise; We have worked with numerous inventions, so we know what works and what doesn’t.

2. Proven formula driven model; We have developed a unique model by which good inventions are successfully launched into the market.

3. Coordinated and integrated approach; We offer a unique approach based on the ‘no cure no pay’ principle.

4. Successful results; We consistently achieve impressive market achievements by taking the right steps.

Getting your idea sold by PROGEST

If you want to sell your invention to a company, PROGEST can help. PROGEST is the place to go as a company or inventor for advice on commercializing your invention. Also, we can advice you more about the way to go when you want to market a product. During a conversation, we investigate your situation and put your wishes on paper. On this basis, we provide you with concrete advice. You will also receive a written report containing our findings on your ideas. But before we can actually get started, you need to make sure a few things are in place. We list them for you.

Conditions for selling your invention

If you want to market your invention, it must meet a number of conditions. Here’s what to watch out for:

  • The invention must be useful and functional
  • The product must meet environmental, comfort and safety requirements
  • It must positively differentiate itself from existing products
  • The technical aspects must be in order
  • The development of a prototype is a plus


Need advice?

If you have made an invention and do not know how to proceed next, you can request a consultation with us. During this conversation, we investigate your project, identify your needs and come up with concrete recommendations.

Patent Advice

If you want to protect your invention, filing a patent application is the right move. During this conversation, we will help you file your patent application correctly, quickly and officially.


Based on the “no cure, no pay” principle, Progest helps find the right market participant(s). Through our expertise, we can ensure that this process is successful.

Sales support & participation

In promising situations, we are willing to participate in your project on a risk basis. This can be done through a capital injection, but it is also possible for us to actively support you in marketing your invention or innovative product.

Please contact us

Would you like to sell an idea through PROGEST? Or would you like more information about our services? Then get in touch by calling us at 040-2927323. Mailing is possible to
. We are happy to tell you more about our way of working. Therefore, we hope you will want to sell your idea through our company!