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Challenge FAQ

More questions? contact us at sactinnovationhub@act.nato.int


 

Who can participate?

Anyone can individually register for the challenge. Each member of a team has to register individually

 

How to participate?

Between 15 Mar and 14 Apr Create an account at InnovationHub-act.org and check the box “join the Innovation Challenge”
or, if you have already an account, send an email to the organizers at information@innovationhub-act.org

 

How to ask questions about the challenge topics?

Ask topic related questions through email at IChallContact@innovationhub-act.org

 

How to ask questions about the challenge organization?

Ask organization related questions through email at Information@Innovationhub-act.org

 

 

 

How to submit an abstract or a solution proposal?

Through the webform
To submit bigger file contact us at IChallContact@innovationhub-act.org

 

After submitting an abstract or a solution proposal can I still edit it?

You can edit a submitted abstract/solution until the close out date. Therefore, visit the webform while logged in into your account.

 

Can I make multiple submission?

A team can submit more than one Abstract. Only one solution can be submitted per selected abstract.

 

How can I check the status of my submission?

You will receive an email acknowledging the submission.

 

How to pitch onsite?

When preselected, the team will choose how to pitch (onsite or online)
Onsite Pitching will happen on 29 May at Ecole Militaire, Paris, France
An organizer will coordinate the details with your team representative.

 

How to pitch online?

When preselected, the team will choose how to pitch (onsite or online)
Online pitiching will happen on 29 May
A technology and connectivity test will be run some days in advance.
An organizer will coordinate the details with your team representative.

 

What about the Intellectual Property?

Refer to the Participant Agreement.

 

What are the judging critera?

Abstracts and Solutions will be scored against:

  • Usefulness: potential impact of proposed solution on challenge topic
  • Innovativeness: is it a genuine idea or an already existing solution adapted for this Challenge
  • Feasibility: whether developing and implementing the solution is expensive and difficult