Vernadsky Challenge Engineering Startup Competition 2016

Publish Date: Mar 02, 2016

Deadline: Mar 20, 2016

The Vernadsky Challenge is a startup competition to turn your idea into a reality. Vernadsky Challenge’s team have brought together engineering and design professionals. Do you have an innovative idea or even a finished project? Tell it to our experts. All applications will be evaluated and the most promising solutions are guaranteed to receive our support.

We stay on the cutting edge of technological breakthroughs, and seek out innovative ideas and ambitious entrepreneurs. We believe that science and technology are making the world a better place. Our mission is to become a unique development platform for creative and talented specialists who are ready to realize their design and engineering projects.


The teams with the most promising ideas will receive investment funding, professional expertise and access to innovative scientific and technological solutions developed by Noosphere Ventures equivalent to 1 million hryvnias.

The Vernadsky Challenge is the brain child of Noosphere Ventures’ founder Max Polyakov and Google Ukraine’s Director Dmitry Sholomko.

We are interested in:

  • space technologies
  • alternative energetics
  • agroindustrial equipment
  • medical equipment
  • robotics
  • new materials in metallurgy and electronics
  • geological exploration – effective environmental management projects
  • gaming platforms, software for financial and engineering services management
  • data processing storage and transmission systems
  • military equipment
  • transport management systems

Do you believe your idea is priceless?We are ready to invest a million in it!

Submit Project

Do you have a unique project that can change the world?
Tell us about it and we will help you to turn it into a reality!



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