The Ministry of Education of Ukraine is holding a contest for science-tech (experimental) inventions among Ukrainian companies and establishments, both private and public, followed by contracting the winners.
The application for participation should be submitted until the 15th of May, the application has to be backed by at least two companies or establishments, who expressed their interest in the proposed innovation. Furthermore, one of the main conditions for entry is proof of competences and existence of an initial industrial base for the idea’s realization. Domains of the wanted innovations include energy and energy-efficiency, information & communication technologies, rational land-use, creation of new compounds and materials, methods for curing and prevention of the most common conditions. Invention’s implementation period – up to 2 years starting from 2017.
The projects will be examined by Science and Technology Board of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine on assessment and fulfillment of the State demand for science-tech production. More details at http://mon.gov.ua/%D0%9D%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%B8%202017/04/18/nakaz192.pdf