The State Concern “UkrOboronProm”

The Central Scientific Research Institute of Arms

and Military Equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The State Finance Institution for Innovations

League of Defense Companies of Ukraine

Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

The Science Park “Kyivska Polytechnica”

The Innovation Holding “Sikorsky Challenge”


You are invited to participate in the First Competition “Sikorsky Challenge” of Defense Technologies Projects and to present our innovative project at the event which will become one of the most important annual events in the field of defense industry of Ukraine.


The contest will be held on May 14 within the framework of the Festival of Innovative Projects “Sikorsky Challenge”-2019


The purpose of this event is the presentation of military-oriented projects to representatives of enterprises of the State Concern “UkrOboronProm”, Ukrainian and foreign investors.


Developers of defense technology products from universities, research institutes, public and private manufacturing companies are invited to participate.


In considering applications, the advantage is given to the projects in the following areas (according to the Appendix 1 to the Order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 600-р, dated August 30, 2017):

  • Technologies for creation of destruction means and protection against them
  • Information technologies
  • Optical technologies
  • Chemical technologies
  • Technologies of materials science
  • Positioning and navigation technologies
  • Technologies of tactical medicine
  • Aviation and Space Technology

The deadline to apply for the participation in the Competition is March 31, 2019


Within the applying period, the Expert Council will review submitted applications on an on-going basis and notify contestants of the decisions made. The Expert Council includes specialists of KPI, the State Concern “UkrOboronProm”, and the Innovative Holding “Sikorsky Challenge”.