Festival of Innovation Projects

“Sikorsky Challenge 2018”


From October 16 to 19, 2018 at the NTUU “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, the VІI International Festival of Innovation Projects “Sikorsky Challenge 2018” will be held.


A General Partner of the Festival Sikorsky Challenge

A General Sponsor of the Festival Sikorsky Challenge

A General Partner  of the Innovative Ecosystem Sikorsky Challenge 

A Partner  of the Innovative Ecosystem Sikorsky Challenge 




The Festival was first held in 2012. Since the launch of the Startup School “Sikorsky Challenge” in 2014, this annual event has gained great popularity among students and entrepreneurs. Indeed, the Festival is not only contests of innovative projects, but also includes interesting exhibitions, master classes, lectures and networking.

 

People take part in the Festival not only in order to advance its invention or startup. Here you can talk with other innovative entrepreneurs, meet investors and business angels. Thanks to such communication new ideas are born and the philosophy of creative entrepreneurship is popularized. Each year the Festival attracts more and more attention of the society - the program becomes more intensive, the number of participants and guests grows.

 

 

The program of the Festival of Innovation Projects “Sikorsky Challenge 2018” includes:

  • the Startup Competition “Sikorsky Challenge 2018”
  • the Contest “Polyteco Ukraine 2018-2019”

Authors' teams of the winning projects of the Startup Competition will have the opportunity to implement their projects in the framework of the Innovation Holding “Sikorsky Challenge” and the Science Park “Kyivska Polytechnica” with the support of grant and venture funds.

 

The super-finalists of the Contest “Polyteco Ukraine 2018-2019” will have the opportunity to be trained for free in the Startup School “Sikorsky Challenge” and to improve their projects with the experts of the Innovation Holding “Sikorsky Challenge”.

 

The events will be held at the following locations:

  • Center of Innovative Entrepreneurship of NTUU “Igor Sikorsky KPI” (October 17-18)
  • State Polytechnic Museum (October 16, 17 and 18)
  • Palace of Culture and Arts of NTUU “Igor Sikorsky KPI” (October 16 and 19)

The main event of the Festival is the Final of the Startup Competition “Sikorsky Challenge 2018” which will be held on October 17 and 18.

 

The Startup Competition is one of the most important annual events in the field of innovations of Ukraine. The Competition assembles not only project developers in many fields of science and technology but also representatives of investment business.

 

 

The purpose of the Startup Competition is to identify the most interesting and topical projects, and to provide the authors of the best of them with assistance in commercialization, the creation of successful start-up companies, and launching of innovative products into the national and international markets.


ORGANIZERS OF THE FESTIVAL “Sikorsky Challenge 2018”





A General Partner of the Festival Sikorsky Challenge

A General Sponsor of the Festival Sikorsky Challenge

A General Partner  of the Innovative Ecosystem Sikorsky Challenge 

A Partner  of the Innovative Ecosystem Sikorsky Challenge 



PARTNERS OF THE FESTIVAL «Sikorsky Challenge 2018»