Selection criteria

Round 1

A Review Panel comprising experts from Academia, industry and investor community will review the applications. The applications will be evaluated for scientific/technical strength, societal impact, and business potential.

Round 2

Applicants that are selected for this round will make a pitch to a Jury.  The evaluation criteria will be novelty of the idea, value proposition, business model/implementation plan, team strength and quality of the presentation.

Round 3

Applicants selected for this round will attend a 2 day residential boot camp.  At the end of the boot camp, the participants will pitch to a Grand Jury and will be evaluated for path breaking/novelty quotient, business potential, and societal impact.