Consulting research funding

Advice on funding opportunities

ARTTIC Innovation GmbH supports customers in the field of research and development and advises on funding opportunities and programs at regional, national and European level.

The service offer of ARTTIC Innovation GmbH includes professional consulting and support in all areas of the innovation process: from the formulation of the project idea and concept, the search for the appropriate funding program and the writing of the application, to project management and the exploitation of the project results.

ARTTIC advises your company within the framework of a risk-free tariff model. This includes a provision fee, a premium upon issuance of a positive certificate (BSFZ), and a performance-based payment after the R&D tax credit has been determined by the tax office’s tax assessment. You will receive a description of the service and your offer on demand via the contact form or just call!


ARTTIC Innovation GmbH is a subsidiary of the PNO Group – Europe’s leading innovation and funding consultancy. Arttic Innovation GmbH is based in Munich and cooperatively associated with ARTTIC SAS and PNO Consultants GmbH. With more than 400 employees, PNO specializes in fiscal research funding and submits about 3,000 such applications in the Netherlands alone (WBSO). PNO is also a market leader in France and the United Kingdom in providing application support for tax incentives for research and development. That’s why we have a well-structured, efficient internal process and methodologies to make your application process convenient and smooth.

ARTTIC Innovation Success Rate
Research allowance

ARTTIC/PNO success rate

EU average

  • Horizon2020 35% 35%
  • 12% 12%
  • NER300 98% 98%
  • 32% 32%
  • TEN-T CEF 75% 75%
  • 40% 40%
  • Life 55% 55%
  • 8% 8%

Average amount of WBSO grant applications in €



  • 2015 55.311% 55.311%
  • 39.077% 39.077%
  • 2016 102.515% 102.515%
  • 65.786% 65.786%
  • 2017 105.606% 105.606%
  • 68.422% 68.422%
  • 2018 99.320% 99.320%
  • 67.751% 67.751%
  • 2019 97.849% 97.849%
  • 75.879% 75.879%

PNO Group: Founded in 1985

PNO Group
ARTTIC Innovation GmbH

ARTTIC: Founded in 1987, acquired by PNO in 2019.

Your research allowance partner in figures


Years experience

FZulG projects applied for in 2021

Tax credit applications in Europe per year

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How much time can your research and development team spend on the application? Can you tell if your project is eligible under Frascati rules? Do you know if you have identified all the expenses that fall under the research allowance?

We help you with the application according to § 5 of the Research Grant Act and optimize your chances.

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ARTTIC/PNO Group's advice on the research allowance explicitly does not include assistance in tax matters. This is reserved for tax advisors and other professionals authorized in accordance with § 3 StBerG.

We offer our services around the FZulG in cooperation with Ebner Stolz, which is one of the top ten independent auditing and consulting firms in Germany.

ARTTIC Innovation
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Research Grants Act (FZulG)

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