Selection Criteria


Company/Project Profile Sheets (CPS/PPS) of all applicants will be screened online by the Selection Committee after registration deadline. Based on the result of the selection round the selected presenters will be announced on the event website.


Companies application deadline: 25 May 2017
Selected companies announcement: mid of June


The selection process will be based on the following categories and rated online:

  • Business potential - The potential market of customers for the presented product is attractive and the business model is strong
  • Team experience - Company/project team has skills and experience to grow the business and is able/willing to work with industry & research
  • Product / Technology merit - Technology or product solutions developed are state-of-the-art and well advanced compared to the competitors
  • Competitive  - The intellectual property of the company/project and its position
  • competences and strategic relations are outstanding
  • Investment or partnering interest - The demand/offer to invest in or partner with the company/project is well defined and potentially attractive for partners
  • Project profile quality - Information available from company/project profile sheet is complete, clear, balanced and convincing


The rating system will be from 0 = minimum to 10 = maximum.