The contest of the engineering startups The Vernadsky Challenge was created to support the promising ideas of the young engineers. People from different countries send the applications to get a chance to present their projects. The expert committee that includes Max Polyakov chooses the most prominent applicants that get an opportunity to present their startup. The most impressive project presenters have a chance to get a grant funding for the development of their ideas. The winners of the competition have already received more than 5 million grivnas from the event sponsors.