Innovation Holding "Sikorsky Challenge" is a critical element of the Innovation Ecosystem “Sikorsky Challenge”



The mission of the Holding as well as the entire Innovation Ecosystem is to facilitate and accelerate the development of Ukraine's innovative economy. But Holding as a business component of the Ecosystem has specific tasks:


  • to develop and support the Startup School Network at the universities of Ukraine;
  • to create a large number of startup companies across the country;
  • to raise investments to these companies;
  • to bring out the startups to local, national and international markets.


The features of the Holding are that it becomes a partner and participant of each selected startup project and helps the teams "to stand" with profitable innovative business.


In addition, the Holding raises angel investments and grants not only for each startup, but also for the Holding itself in order to promptly and quickly provide reinvestment to promising startup teams.


Innovation Holding “Sikorsky Challenge” selects projects, teaches startup teams, helps to create business and to raise investment, accompanies and supports newly created startup companies.


We look forward to partnerships and cooperation proposals from future start-ups, companies targeting innovative development, investors and business angels.


We invite you to take part in the IX Startup Competition and to present your innovative project on one of the most important annual events in the field of innovation of Ukraine.


The purpose of this event is to identify the most interesting and up-to-date projects in various fields of technology, and to provide their authors with the assistance in commercialization, creation of successful startup companies, and launching the innovative products into the national and international markets.


The Startup Competition is one of the most important annual events in the field of innovations in Ukraine. It usually involves project developers in many fields of science and technology and representatives of large investment business.


Submission of applications for the 2020 Startup Competition has already started!