This paper considers the role of competition of innovative projects at every stage of the innovation project. The authors compare "floors" of innovation elevator with the competitions of innovative projects. There are recommendations for the improvement of the innovation ecosystem based on the comparison.
Keywords: innovative lift, contests of innovation projects, innovation ecosystem.
The article is dedictaded to the innovation ecosystems development questions which comes as a derivative of the ecosystem' innovation projects development. It is shown that innovation projects development is quasidiscrete and the questions of ecosysctem' standalone events positioned as innovation projects are considered. It is shown that innovation contest survive and develop only if they help innovation projects to move from one stage to another.