Ukrainian festival of innovative projects "Sikorsky Challenge 2013"


From April 15, the second annual Ukrainian festival of innovative projects «Sikorsky Challenge 2013» will start.

From April 15 to October 17, 2013, in order to promote invention and innovation
among native youth, students, entrepreneurs and provide assistance in the practical implementation of the results a national
Festival of innovation projects «Sikorsky Challenge 2013" (hereinafter - the Festival) will be held.

The Festival takes place in four stages:

Step 1. Submission of projects.
From 15.04.2013 to 15.09.2013 Festival participants submit their projects for consideration by the expert committee
filling in the appropriate form, which is available at

Step 2. Pre-selection.
From 16.09.2013 to 25.09.2013 expert commission will select 15-20 projects which will be added to the final part of the festival.The results will be posted on Festivals web-page. All finalists will be invited to pass special trainings, as well as to participate in the final stage of the festival.

Step 3. Trainings.
From October 14 to October 15 finalists will receive free training to gain presentation skills and be able to present their to potential investors.

Step 4. Final
Finals will be held October 17, 2013 in the hall of the Academic Council of NTUU "KPI", Kiev, Peremogy 37,
Bldg. 1.
Each of the selected teams will resent their project within 4-5 minutes to Jury.

Awarding of the winners:

The Jury will select three teams that will be able to incubate their projects
with Science Park "Kyiv Polytechnic" help(creation of the company, organizational, legal and financial support, the search for investors).

Festival winners will be awarded with
«Sikorsky Challenge» certificates, as well as with cash prizes in the following proportions:

1st place - 80 000 UAH.

2nd place - 56 000 UAH.

3rd place - 24 000 UAH.
Any project can be elected by the Board of «Sikorsky Challenge» venture fund for full investment.

For more information and to submit your projects wisit: