Sikorsky Innovations, the advanced research organization of Sikorsky Aircraft, is seeking entrepreneurial ideas for its third annual Entrepreneurial Challenge.
ENTREPRENEURIAL CHALLENGE MISSION
The mission of the Sikorsky Entrepreneurial Challenge is to accentuate and support ideas, ventures, and innovators whose technology is relevant to identified focus areas, including next-generation propulsion technologies and digital manufacturing tools for real time defect detection.
Sikorsky is looking for innovative technology leaders across all industry domains that exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit, passion, and management style to complement the qualities of an established industry leader and creatively address vertical flight challenges.
Applications are open to individuals or teams incubating new ideas around the globe, whether working in a garage or in a Fortune 500 company.
ENTREPRENEURIAL CHALLENGE AWARDS
Awardees will gain entry to an extensive network of technical experts, business mentors, strategic team members, potential customers, and experienced investors.
Winners of the Entrepreneurial Challenge competition will be eligible for a $25,000 non-dilutive cash prize and will have the opportunity to:
- Collaborate with Sikorsky to validate their products and explore opportunities.
- Utilize the resources and network of the Stamford Innovation Center.
- Leverage Sikorsky’s industry knowledge and relationships.
- Access mentoring programs, education workshops, and events across Connecticut’s entrepreneurial network, CTNext, for one year.
- Receive an investment evaluation from the Sikorsky Entrepreneurial Panel following incubation.
All prizes and awards are subject to the Terms & Conditions found in the Application Package.
ENTREPRENEURIAL CHALLENGE NEWS AND INSIGHTS
Visit TechAloft, a blog curated by the Stamford Innovation Center, to keep up to date about insights posted for each focus area by the Entrepreneurial Challenge team. Exclusive interviews and content from industry experts are posted regularly.
For more information, answers to frequently asked questions, and an Entrepreneurial Challenge application link visit sikorskychallenge.myreviewroom.com.