Evaluation criteria

All of the following criteria must be fulfilled in order to have a project proposal evaluated for ACTPHAST4R support:

  • the quality of the innovation proposal (clear quantified objectives and deliverables, …),
  • the potential impact of the innovation support on accelerated deployment of existing cutting-edge photonics technologies based on the quality of the researcher’s deployment plan highlighting the future potential market-based applications to address significant challenges and opportunities,
  • the level of involvement and effort of the researcher as a measure of his/her commitment to the innovation project,
  • the financial contribution of the researcher in-kind and/or in-cash.