Sikorsky Launches Eighth Entrepreneurial Challenge Competition

Sikorsky Innovations, a Lockheed Martin Company, is launching its eighth Entrepreneurial Challenge, a competition to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications in the aerospace market.  Since 2012, the competition unveiled 16 global awardees and is pursuing collaborations with several of the winners. 


The latest competition extends focus areas to include platforms across Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Mission Systems business. These include Distributed, Reconfigurable MEMS Sensor Network, Adaptive Communications for Assured Data Exchange, and Advanced Sensor Fusion. These areas highlight current technologies the company believes represent disruptive opportunities for the aerospace market for which near-term opportunities exist for collaboration with Sikorsky and other Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems organizations.

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The competition offers a non-dilutive $25,000 cash award for the winner(s) and an opportunity to collaborate with leaders in global security and aerospace. To participate, applications are due to the online portal by 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 14. Visit the portal at

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