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For efficiently manage resources and minimize costs when creating a new product, modifying an existing one or verifying the idea, the right step is prototype testing. Depending on the project stage, the test may be a circuit board for making an experimental model of an electrical circuit, a functional PCB and a printed circuit board in the finished version.
For your convenience, we offer several prototypes of a prototyping plan. If none of them meet your needs, contact us to make an individual offer to you.

PLAN START

For the START plan, we create a conceptual model or prototype that provides a basis for exploring the idea of a product or modernization. For hardware, we use ready-made components, modules, and development tools. For firmware and / or software, we use free open source software and services.

Where is it suitable for?

The plan is suitable for an early phase or testing an idea.

What's included?

Consultation

  • Idea feasibility check
  • A short overview of the design and production options
  • List of components and materials
  • A rough estimate of costs
  • Project sketch

Development

  • Mounting modules and components of an experimental PCB
  • Basic firmware with free libraries and services
  • Hardware Developer’s Manual
proto700500

Goal

  • Exploring the possibilities of the idea, the methods and the technical challenges to its realization.

This plan is suitable for you if:

  • You want to test your idea or concept at a low price
  • You need to define the basic components and materials
  • You need to check the technical challenges to the project

The cost of transporting the prototypes and their documentation is not included in the prototyping plan and is paid separately.

PLAN STANDARD/ STANDARD +

The STANDARD and STANDARD+ plans targets companies that have already verified their concept or concept with a prototype.

Where is it suitable for?

This plan is suitable for companies that offer hardware-related hardware products but have no hardware or hardware development experience but in areas other than those for the particular project.

What's included?

Consultation

  • Idea Feasibility Check
  • Overview of Design and Production Opportunities
  • Cost estimate

Development

  • Basic circuit diagram
  • Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • PCB Design (Placement & Routing)
  • 3D design printed circuit board
  • Firmware (STANDARD + plan only)
stn700500

Manufacturing

  • PCB production
  • Assembling of PCB
  • Hardware testing
  • Hardware Developer’s Manual

Goal

  • Creating hardware according to customer needs
  • Development and testing of basic firmware functions
  • Creating a functional prototype that works steadily and can be used for demonstration or subsequent development of the idea.

This plan is suitable for you if:

  • You want to get a working prototype a step before the final version
  • You need to save money by using a box that is commercially available
  • You need to attract the attention of investors or adherents to the idea or product

The cost of transporting the prototypes and their documentation is not included in the prototyping plan and is paid separately.

START

Deadline: 2 to 4 months

1471
  • Prototype: Test idea
  • Payment: 755 €. upon order and 716 €. prior to receipt
  • Additional costs: None
  • Hardware: Universal PCB (1 piece) with dimensions up to 100mm x 160mm and / or kit
  • Included materials: Up to 150 €
  • Firmware: No / Basic features
  • Housing: No / Optional

STANDARD

Deadline: 3 to 6 months

3676
  • Prototype: Hardware and firmware test
  • Payment: 1008 € upon order and 1334 € every subsequent month (if deadline is 3 monts)
  • Additional costs: IP* licence up to 5036 € depend of the project
  • Hardware: Printed circuit board (1 piece) of selectable size and shape (size up to 300mm x 300mm)
  • Included materials: Up to 300 €
  • Firmware: Basic features
  • Housing: No / Optional

STANDARD+

Deadline: 6 to 9 months

8030
  • Prototype: Hardware and firmware test
  • Payment: 1480 € upon order and 1310 € every subsequent month (if deadline is 6 monts)
  • Additional costs: IP* licence up to 12 595 € depend of the project
  • Hardware: Printed circuit board (1 piece) of selectable size and shape (size up to 300mm x 300mm)
  • Included materials: Up to 450 €
  • Firmware: Full features
  • Housing: No / Optional

Note: All prices are exclusive of VAT.

The value of the plan covers only labor and material costs. You get exclusive rights to produce your product, but we retain the intellectual property rights until the license is fully paid. The license value depends on the selected plan and is paid as a fixed annual fee and a percentage of the revenue you generate once you start selling the product.

Frequently Asked Questions

The plan may be terminated at any time. You will be reimbursed only a proportionate portion of the prepayment for the current month and you will receive everything that has been worked out so far in accordance with the specific terms of the contract.
Usually this is not the case. Of course, there are always exceptions. In these cases, we take the risk.

To save the intellectual property, you must pay the residual price. It is paid in case of successful project or further realization. Nonetheless, a minimum annual fee of  3000 € is required. Leases may be terminated at any time, but you lose your intellectual property rights.

Our definition of a successful project is when sales or financing are expected.
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