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.

Free Newsletter

Like this article? Subscribe to FierceSensors!

The sensors industry is constantly changing as innovation runs the market’s trends. FierceSensors subscribers rely on our suite of newsletters as their must-read source for the latest news, developments and analysis impacting their world. Register today to get sensors news and updates delivered right to your inbox.


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

Suggested Articles

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has added several software enhancements to its PCIe Gen4 solid state drive (SSD) series, improving SSD performance.

New Western Digital cards are built on 3D NAND

OmniVision's new OX01F10 SoC module provides automotive designers with a small form factor with low-light performance, ultra-low power and reduced cost.