We need to be a smart country, – Iryna Vereshchuk at the opening of the XII Festival of Innovative Projects “Sikorsky Challenge 2023”

Опубліковано 28 October 2023 року, о 9:30

This year’s Festival is dedicated to defense and security projects. 

Within the framework of the Festival, the International Forum “Platform for Innovative Transformation of Ukraine” was held with the participation of representatives of Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, Israel, Germany, Spain, Portugal, and Switzerland.

The main event was a competition of innovative start-up projects that could potentially be selected for further investment or grant support.

Iryna Vereshchuk, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, welcomed the Forum.

“We need to respond to challenges with innovation. We need synergy between the state, Ukrainian producers, and international partners. This will ensure a steady increase in innovation in the defense sector,” said Iryna Vereshchuk.