A partner meeting of participants of the innovation system "Sikorsky Challenge" http://www.sikorskychallenge.com/ , Transfotech Global Development Group, representative offices of diplomatic missions accredited in Ukraine, the fund "Horizon Capital", WNISEF, Miratech Company and other well-known business companies was held in the NTUU "KPI
The delegation of Vinnytsia National Technical University headed by the Rector, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Volodymyr Hrabko was invited to the meeting.
Participants of the meeting visited the scientific and technical library named after I. Denysenko, Center of culture and arts of NTUU "KPI", where the actions of the Ukrainian Festival of innovative projects "Sikorsky Challenge" are held, acquainted with the Alley of the outstanding Ukrainian scientists, and also visited the State Polytechnic Museum of NTUU "KPI".
At the Center of Innovative Entrepreneurship Mykhailo Zgurovskyi, Rector of NTUU "KPI", Academician made the presentation "Innovation ecosystem "Sikorsky Challenge". The report included the problem of the urgent need of a dynamic economy transition to the innovation model of development, a significant number of important arguments regarding the futility of further development of a raw model in Ukraine were also presented.
Ihor Peer, the managing partner of the project "Sikorsky Challenge", a specialist in IT -technology, an experienced entrepreneur and business coach presented a master-class on the creation and development of start-ups.
When discussing reports the head of the delegation of VNTU, Professor Volodymyr Hrabko expressed a number of original ideas and suggestions. He assured that the administration of Vinnytsia National Technical University is ready to make every effort to learn advanced experience and introduce the best practices of the development of startups in VNTU environment.
Participants of the meeting discussed in detail the possibilities of partnership and grant support of the Innovation ecosystem "Sikorsky Challenge" and the project "Creating a network of startup school in Kyiv and other cities of Ukraine".