Valikko Sulje

Serving the Defense and Security Industry

Woitsch Consulting Ltd provides consulting services to the Finnish defense and security industry, the research community and the Finnish authorities. Our experienced team has long-term expertise in various areas of industrial business management as well as in defense administration operations. Our expertise covers business strategy planning and implementation, life cycle management of technologies, innovative product and service creation processes, research and development projects as well as the challenges of going global.

Implementation of and participation in public procurement is a demanding area where we have a wealth of experience in different roles. We have strong expertise in currently actual areas such as Industrial Participation in the HX and Squadron 2020 programs of the Finnish Defence Forces, or in preparing for participation in EU-funded research projects. Our team members are glad to provide your company with their expertise in these demanding topics. 

Contact us – let’s find together the best practices and solutions to develop your business and activities!


Our expertise

Industrial Participation

The supplier candidates of fighter jets under the HX program are subject to a requirement for Industrial Cooperation (IP) with a total value of 2-3 billion EUR. We help the Finnish industry and the research community to build successful IP projects and prepare for their implementation.

EU Research Projects

The EU is investing billions in defense research and development in the coming years. Significant sums of money have also been set aside for security research. We provide assistance in project planning, partner search and proposal preparation for any type of EU-funded projects.

Strategic Planning

Strategic planning that leads to a better understanding of market dynamics and competitive advantages, helps companies in their pursuit of profitable growth. We provide assistance in the development of the strategy and in its implementation.

Technology and Innovations

SMEs need to react quickly to market changes, and their technology development must be targeted. In large companies, technology development ensures competitiveness and business continuity. We help industrial enterprises to plan and use technology efficiently.

Intelligence and Analyses

Knowledge is power - but gathering and analyzing it takes time and staff resources. We perform customized information searches or continuous monitoring of data sources according to your needs. We also analyze the collected information and prepare forecasts.

Going Global

Going global is a big challenge for anyone, but especially for small and medium-sized businesses. Market research, identifying potential customers and their needs as well as finding partners in the target countries are examples of our export services.


Our Team

Our team consists of an expert network whose members work independently through their own companies.We provide services to Finnish industry, the research community and the authorities.

Pertti Woitsch has a long experience in bringing SMEs to the global market and in development of international business at both operational and board of directors levels in several companies. He served several years on the board of AFDA and focuses now on the HX Industrial Participation projects, EU funding programs and standardization. Read more about Pertti’s experience and expertise here.

Pekka Närväinen has worked both in large companies and as an entrepreneur. In the Patria Group, he has held several positions, most recently acting as Group Technology Director and being in charge of the technology strategy of the entire company. He has also been actively involved in the activities of EDA and in the development of EU defence research. Pekka’s career and skills are described in more detail here .

Contact us

+358 40 836 8776


Willebrandintie 1, 00840 Helsinki