Innovation Consulting Services

Alien’s Innovation Consulting portfolio of services is uniquely designed to support high-growth companies in securing public innovation funding programmes and attracting private investments. Since 2014 we have helped hundreds of innovative projects turn into successful business ventures. Our focus is on small and medium-sized enterprises which want to compete for ambitious and highly selective programmes such as the EIC Accelerator and the US Federal SBIR Programme.

Funding Opportunity Assesment

We study the proposed innovation project and assess its suitability for the most fitting public funding schemes. e deliver a complete report on the attractiveness of the project, on available funding opportunities and recommended project financing strategies.

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Project Strategy Development

We develop a clear roadmap for each specific funding opportunity, and guide the application process from conceptualisation to submission.

Grant Writing And Project Administrative Management

We craft superior project proposals for the most competitive innovation funding programmes, with a specialisation in the European Innovation Council (EIC) within the Horizon Europe Framework Programme, as well as the SBIR/STTR, the most competitive research and innovation federal funding program in the USA. We take care of the project management and reporting tasks, so that innovators can stay focused on developing their business idea.

Business, Financial and Commercialisation Plan

We assess the business model and revenues streams, and develop complete financial projections. We outline the go-to-market strategy on the basis of solid market and competition data. Specifically for SBIR/STTR grant awardees, we help them access and use government Technical and Business Assistance-TABA funding to commercialize their innovation.

Private Investment Fundraising Support

We help companies become investment-ready, we assess company valuation, prepare a complete investor package and support companies through the Due Diligence phase. Specifically for EIC Accelerator Blended Finance winners, we facilitate the securement of the equity amount by giving access to our network of investors to match the EIC equity proposition.

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Partnership Building

We support clients in establishing long-lasting and fruitful relationships with trusted partners in our network.

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For more information on our services, download our infographics with the list of services that we offer at every step along the way.

Download the EIC Accelerator Pathway here

Download the infographics to get more information on EIC Accelerator Pathway and our services.

EIC Accelerator Infographic

Download the SBIR/STTR Pathway here

Download the infographics to get more information on SBIR/STTR Pathway and our services.

SBIR/STTR Infographic