The VII festival of innovation projects Sikorsky Challenge will take place at the National Technical University of Ukraine ‘Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute’ (KPI) in the Ukraine’s capital city on October 9-12.
Sikorsky Challenge is seen as one of the most important annual events in the realm of innovation in Ukraine. It brings together not only the developers of projects covering many fields of science and technology but also representatives of large investment business.
The purpose of this event is to identify the most interesting and relevant projects in various fields of technology, and to assist the authors of the best engineering developments to plot the path to commercialization, establish successful start-up companies, as well as to bring innovative products to domestic and international markets.
The format of the festival will include:
• Startup Competition (more>);
• Scientific & Technological Creativity Contest among Schoolchildren;
• Exhibition-cum-contest Ukraine’s Future.
The teams of authors whose projects have won the Startup Competition will have an opportunity to move their engineering developments from hype to prototype at the science park Kyivska Polytechnika, supported by grant and venture funds.
Winners of the competitions will be announced on October 12.