Sikorsky Innovations is continuing its search for game changing ideas in the 4th Entrepreneurial Challenge. Whether your product can enhance Sikorsky's core business or create opportunities in new markets, the Entrepreneurial Challenge is used to identify future potential partners and increase collaborative efforts between the small business community and a world leader in vertical flight solutions. Selected entrepreneurs will join an extensive network of technical experts, business mentors, strategic partners, potential customers, and experienced investors working together to Spark What's Next™.
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The Entrepreneurial Challenge is a competition held by Sikorsky Innovations to highlight and support revolutionary ventures in aerospace and beyond. Sikorsky is looking for agile small businesses and entrepreneurs to complement the qualities of an established industry leader and creatively address the toughest problems in vertical flight. Teams incubating new ideas as well as small businesses looking to expand through a relationship with Sikorsky are encouraged to apply.
Winners of the Entrepreneurial Challenge will have the opportunity to:
The current schedule for the 4th Entrepreneurial Challenge is as follows:
|July 2013||Challenge Questions Released|
|November 1 2013 (5PM EDT)||Application Period Ends|
|Mid November 2013||Final Round Contestants Notified|
|Early to Mid-December 2013||Final Round Competition at Sikorsky|
|January 2014||Winner Notified|
|February 2014||Winner Begins Leveraging Sikorsky Innovations' Network|
The Entrepreneurial Challenge is open to any company, U.S. based or international, including newly formed and pre-revenue entities, which meet the requirements defined in the Application Kit.
Those requirements include:
If you do not meet the application requirements, but are a small business (under 500 employees) and have a compelling opportunity for collaboration with Sikorsky, please contact us at EChallenge@sikorsky.com.
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