Each jury group will evaluate your solution based on these six criteria. The jury criteria are equally important in the evaluation. The jury criteria are the same for all 7 challenge categories.
Comprehensibility – Comprehensibility of the solution proposal’s value proposition and main use case
- Is it easy to understand the solution?
- Is it easy to understand how the solution works and how it will be implemented to solve the challenge?
- How well detailed is the description of the solution?
- Does it include an understanding of the key stakeholders and ecosystems that are relevant to the realisation of the solution?
- Will the end users of the solution understand it too, or do they need special skills to take part of it or use it?
Realisability – Realisability of the solution from its current idea stage to implemented solution, used by its intended users in its problem context
- How realistic is the time plan?
- Does the solution have access to all the needed data (if applicable)?
- How well are potential risks calculated for?
- How soon can the solution be available to the intended users?
- Is the technology mature enough (if applicable)?
- Can a minimum viable product be created within 3 months?
- Can a proof of concept be created within 6 months?
Innovativeness – Innovativeness of the idea behind the solution, as well as the intended technology to be used in an implementation of the solution (if applicable).
- In what way is this solution innovative?
- Are there existing or similar solutions?
- How does the solution differ from any existing solutions?
Scalability – Scalability of the solution if it is implemented and realized.
- How many are experiencing the problem that this solution is intended to solve (if applicable)?
- How well does this solution scale?
Solving the SDGs – Does this solution correlate to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and how well does it solve the challenge it is intended to address.
- How well does the solution correlate to the SDGs?
- In what respect does the solution solve one or more of the SDGs?
- How many in the solutions target audience would experience an improvement and how extensive would that improvement be?
Team – Team structure, functionality, adaptability and potential to scale a solution successfully
- How well is the team suited to realize the solution?
- Has the team reflected on any additional needs in the team structure to realize the solution?
- Are the members of this team motivated to invest time and energy to realize this solution?