Startup center «Spark» of NTU «KhPI» invites you to participate in the All-Ukrainian Festival of Innovations 2024

We invite startups from various industries and spheres of activity who want to demonstrate their innovative solutions and achievements

Event format:

Hybrid online and offline at NTU “KhPI” (safe zone)

Key dates:

03.04 – 17.04 – submission of applications for consideration

18.04 – 19.04 – announcement of preliminary selection results

29.04 – festival of startups, presentations of works, awarding of winners

Applications for the Competition will be accepted until April 17, 2024.

Applications are considered in the following directions:

The branch of the defense-industrial complex.

IT technologies and cyber security.

High-tech industry, including aviation and space.

Development of civil and military infrastructure.

Ensuring environmental and energy security, development of “green” energy.

Medical engineering and human health care.

Sector of agricultural engineering and ensuring food security.

Development of transport and logistics infrastructure.

And other.

Presentation of the startup project

The presentation of the startup project can be downloaded by uploading the form to GUL via the link:

  The presentation should include the following elements (preferably): name/logo; topicality; problem; decision; market; competitors; entering the market; business model; the path of the startup team; team; contacts

Evaluation conditions and details in the Festival Regulations.

Students, graduate students, entrepreneurs, scientists and employees of higher educational institutions and research institutions, as well as other natural persons from all regions of Ukraine and foreign countries can submit applications for participation in the Competition.

During the deadline for accepting applications, the experts of the competition will promptly review submitted applications and select projects that will make it to the finals of the competition.

On April 29 at 12:00 p.m., the Final of the Competition will be held, where all teams that have passed the selection will be able to present their startups in an online or offline format (in a safe place).

Prizes will be awarded to the winners who took the first three places. All participants of the event will receive certificates of participation.

Co-organizers of the All-Ukrainian Innovation Festival

Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Ukraine

Ukrainian Startup Fund (Innovation Development Fund), Ukraine

LLC “Science park of NTU “KhPI”, Ukraine

Ukrainian Association for the Development of Management and Business Education, Ukraine

Partners of the All-Ukrainian Innovation Festival

Startup accelerator YEP!, Ukraine

StartGlocal Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Ukrainian National Office of Intellectual Property and Innovation, Ukraine: Zukh Yuliana – innovation professional of the Network Development Department of Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISC) of the Innovation Development Department of UKRNOIVI (IP Office); Andrii Shumilov – leading intellectual property professional of the innovation ecosystem development department of the Innovation Development Department of UKRNOIVI (IP office)

Elena Donets, Co-Founder & CEO Spyre Group, Israel

Barry Katz, Adjunct Professor, Design Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, USA

Oleg Gredil, Associate Professor, John B. Elstrott Professorship in Entrepreneurship, the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, USA

Ruslan Kostetskyi, Ukrainian Association of Fintech and Innovative Companies UAFICFinTech, Ukraine