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Sikorsky Innovations collaborates with partner organizations to mature technologies and products that define the future of vertical flight. Its growing portfolio includes equity investments, company acquisitions, strategic partnerships and open innovation initiatives.


Partnerships

Eagle Technologies, LLC
http://www.eagleaviationtech.com

Eagle Technologies, LLC provides the aerospace, marine and wind turbine industry with engineering, products, testing and total quality systems management.

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Adaptive Flight
http://www.adaptiveflight.com

Adaptive Flight, Inc. designs, develops and manufactures next-generation flight control technologies and small, cost-effective UAS platforms that enable complex ISR missions in high-risk urban terrain.

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Impact Technologies
http://www.impact-tek.com 

Impact Technologies is a world class engineering firm that provides a range of products and services for analyzing, predicting and managing the health of critical systems.

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Stamford Innovation Center
http://www.stamfordinnovationcenter.com 

The Stamford innovation Center is a new hub for the entrepreneurial community, strategically located at the iconic Old Town Hall in the heart of Stamford, CT. The iCenter is a place to work, learn, & accelerate, offering flexible shared workspace, 12 month accelerator programs, and cutting edge education & events focused on entrepreneurship, technology and design. Most importantly, we are a community… a team of individuals and organizations who are dedicated to helping our entrepreneurs succeed.

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Competitions

Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition
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A prize of $250,000.00 is pledged by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. for the first successful controlled flight of a human-powered helicopter that meets all of the requirements of AHS International's Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition. A one minute hovering time and momentary achievement of 3 meters altitude is required to win the AHS prize.

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The Entrepreneurial Challenge
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The Entrepreneurial Challenge is a competition held by Sikorsky Innovations to identify and support emerging, revolutionary technology in the rotorcraft market.

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Technology Venturing

Sikorsky Innovations engages in investment opportunities in companies that offer novel technologies and improvements on existing technologies that increase performance, reduce cost or open up new business models or commercial opportunities. Such activities are both complementary and additive to Sikorsky's existing research and development programs.

Our investment criteria include both typical financial returns thresholds as well as strategic value criteria:

  • Alignment with Sikorsky current or growth markets
  • Value and growth potential
  • Excellent management team
  • Shared vision of future business
  • Syndication and minority positions
  • Wide customer base
  • Accordance with Sikorsky core values

If your company is interested in partnering with Sikorsky Innovations, please include the following information in reaching out to us:

  • Your product/service/solution offering
  • The customer value proposition
  • The business model
  • Current customer base
  • Competition
  • Channels/platforms
  • Shared vision of future business
  • Special technical capabilities/advantages
  • Key facts (address, team, number of employees)
  • Financials (past, present, future)
  • Your investment needs (if any)
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