The Innovation Selection Board members will discuss the project internally following the criteria below:
Unmet medical need
This criterion evaluates to what extent the Asset addresses an unmet medical need, considering:
- how accurately the medical need has been identified.
- to what extent the proposed solution will address the unmet need.
- to what extent the solution will have an impact on the stakeholders involved (health providers, patients, etc).
This criterion evaluates the scientific rationale behind the Asset, considering:
- what are the scientific fundamentals underlying the proposal.
- how the current stage of development has been reached.
- to what extent the possible technical limitations linked to the development of the Asset have been taken into consideration.
This criterion evaluates the extent to which the proposed project helps accomplish the project’s overall roadmap:
- to what extent the stated actions and milestones contribute to the advancement of the roadmap.
- how the participation in the programme implies a decisive impetus for the roadmap’s advancement.
- to what extent the valorisation process needs have been depicted and addressed.
- to what extent the requested support (financial and non-financial resources) is adequate to achieve the described milestones, taking into account other available resources if applicable.
This criterion evaluates the commercial potential of the Asset, considering:
- to what extent the market opportunity has been correctly identified and dimensioned.
- to what extent the Asset represents an added value in comparison to existing solutions addressing the same problem.
- to what extent the Business Model has been correctly outlined and it incorporates the necessary business dimensions.
Team and implementation
This criterion evaluates the capabilities of the proposed team to successfully lead the project, considering:
- how team members capabilities and complementarity are relevant to carry out the project (consider here Consortium if applicable).
- how the Project Leader is committed to the project and envisages leadership management in later stages of the project.
This criterion evaluates to what extent social responsibility is considered in the project conception, design, development, and outcomes:
- to what extent the involvement of social stakeholders is considered in relation to the objectives addressed.
- to what extent ethical, social, legal, and environmental implications derived from the innovation development are tackled.
See the guide for evaluators and the code of conduct for collaborators.