Judging Criteria 2016

| June 12, 2015

The following criteria tell a story of the goals and priorities of MobiPrize and can serve as a guide for your submission. Also make sure and visit Judges & Mentors for MobiPrize.

 

Summary of the important dates:

  • August 30th: Deadline for applications
  • First week of October: Winners announced

 


Global Grand Mobi Prize – for New Mobility entrepreneurs 

If you own or run a legally registered business (i.e. not an NGO or government initiative) that has been running for at least 6 months and that advances sustainable transportation anywhere in the world, you are eligible.

1. Does your New Mobility-related venture meet the goals of the Prize? (40 points)*

  • How does it improve quality of life/sustainability for a community or communities? (10 points)
  • How does it improve access to needs? (10 points)
  • How does this innovation connect with the rest of the transportation system to make the whole system better? (10 points)
  • How does it make transportation or urban life more sustainable, more equitable, more resilient, more convenient or safer? (10 points)

2. How is your New Mobility-related venture unique and innovative? (20 points)*

  • In what way is your venture an innovative approach to transport/access and/or an innovative business model? Is it different from similar innovations? What differentiates this from similar innovations? (10 points)
  • How is it an innovative approach to connecting with the rest of the transportation system? (5 points)
  • How is it an innovative business model? (5 points)

3. Is your New Mobility-related venture scalable or replicable? (20 points)*

  • How is your venture scalable to a wider area/other locations/other applications? (10 points)
  • What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (5 points)
  • What is the potential for the project to be scaled or adapted for other communities around the world? (5 points)

4. How would you demonstrate the success of your New Mobility-related venture? (20 points)*

  • How long has the enterprise been running successfully? What demonstrates financial and/or operational success and potential? (10 points)
  • How many people have been affected through your enterprise? (5 points)
  • List of awards or publicity or grants received. List of sponsors or partners (you may provide links). (5 points)

5. Xfactor (some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*

NOTE: People’s Choice Votes (15 points)*

 


 Michigan MobiPrize – for Michigan-based Researchers and Entrepreneurs

Michigan Mobi: University researchers and early stage companies developing and commercializing innovative products, services, and technologies that advance sustainable transportation regionally and globally are eligible.

1. Does your New Mobility-related solution meet the goals of the Prize? (40 points)*

  • How does this innovation integrate into a transportation system and what value does it add? (10 points)
  • How does the solution improve quality of life/sustainability? (10 points)
  • How does it improve access to needs? (10 points)
  • How does it make transportation or urban life more equitable, more resilient, more convenient or safer? (10 points)

2. How is your New Mobility-related solution unique and deployable? (20 points)*

  • What differentiates this solution from similar innovations? (10 points)
  • What is your business model or plan for commercialization?  (10 points)

3. Is your New Mobility-related solution scalable or replicable? (20 points)*

  • How is your venture scalable to other locations/other applications? (10 points)
  • What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (10 points)

4. How would you demonstrate the success of your New Mobility-related solution? (20 points)*

  • How long has the enterprise been running successfully? What demonstrates financial and/or operational success and potential? What specific metrics will you use to measure success?” (10 points)
  • How many people, and which populations, have been or could be affected through your solution? (5 points)
  • List of awards or publicity or grants received. List of sponsors or partners (you may provide links). (5 points)

5. Xfactor (some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*

NOTE: People’s Choice Votes (15 points)*

 


 NEW Opportunity for Connected and Automated Mobility Solutions

If you own or run a legally registered business (i.e. not an NGO or government initiative) that has been operating for at least 6 months working on technologies, applications, and/or new business models supporting a connected and automated multi-modal mobility system anywhere in the world, you are eligible.

Note: All applicants for the Connected and Automated Mobility Solutions opportunity are eligible for Grand MobiPrize.

1. Does your New Mobility-related venture meet the goals of the Prize? (40 points)*

  • How does it improve quality of life/sustainability for a community or communities? (10 points)
  • How does it improve access to needs? (10 points)
  • How does this innovation connect with the rest of the transportation system to make the whole system better? (10 points)
  • How does it make transportation or urban life more sustainable, more equitable, more resilient, more convenient or safer? (10 points)

2. How is your New Mobility-related venture unique and innovative? (20 points)*

  • In what way is your venture an innovative approach to transport/access and/or an innovative business model? Is it different from similar innovations?? What differentiates this from similar innovations? (10 points)
  • How is it an innovative approach to connecting with the rest of the transportation system? (5 points)
  • How is it an innovative business model? (5 points)

3. Is your New Mobility-related venture scalable or replicable? (20 points)*

  • How is your venture scalable to a wider area/other locations/other applications? (10 points)
  • What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (5 points)
  • What is the potential for the project to be scaled or adapted for other communities around the world? (5 points)

4. How would you demonstrate the success of your New Mobility-related venture? (20 points)*

  • How long has the enterprise been running successfully? What demonstrates financial and/or operational success and potential? (10 points)
  • How many people have been affected through your enterprise? (5 points)
  • List of awards or publicity or grants received. List of sponsors or partners (you may provide links). (5 points)

5. Xfactor (some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*

 


Enterprising City/State/National MobiPrize – for Government/Agency/Department

If you are an authorized representative of City/State/National government with a proven track record of encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of sustainable urban mobility, you are eligible.

Please note that even though partner or supportive organizations can nominate their city or state or nation for the award (if they are working closely with them to encourage sustainable transportation innovation and/or enterprise) they cannot be honored as the winners. The city/state/national government representatives must come to accept the award.

1. Do city or state or national government/agency/department activities meet the goals of the Prize? (30 points)*

  • How do they make transportation and/or urban life more sustainable, more resilient, more convenient, or safer and help achieve the city’s goals? (15 points)
  • How does this innovation support integration of modes, services, technologies, and infrastructures with people at the forefront? (15 points)

2. Describe the measures that have been taken to build a culture of innovation and to encourage entrepreneurship in sustainable mobility? (30 points)*

  • How does it support Entrepreneurial ventures? (15 points)
  • What kinds of entrepreneurial ventures have been supported? (15 points)

3. How are your city’s/state’s/nation’s efforts unique and innovative? (30 points)

  • In what way are your city’s/state’s/nation’s efforts an innovative approach to transport/access? Is it different from similar innovations? What differentiates this from similar innovations? (10 points)
  • How do these efforts integrate the project with others, contributing to a larger city project? (10 points)
  • How does they benefit the local economy? (10 points)

4. Is your New Mobility-related effort scalable or replicable? (30 points)

  • How can the innovation adapt, scale up and/or replicate the approach in other locations? (15 points)
  • What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (15 points)

5. How does your city/state/national agency measure success? (30 points)*

  • What metrics support the success of the project? (10 points)
  • How many people have been affected through the project? (5 points)
  • What is the quality of partnerships developed? (5 points)
  • What measures have been taken to show achievement of long-term sustainability? (10 points)

6. Xfactor (some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*

 


Mobi-x India – Best New Mobility enterprise

If you own or run a legally registered business IN INDIA (i.e. not an NGO or government initiative) that has been running for at least 6 months and that advances sustainable transportation, you are eligible.

1. Does your New Mobility-related venture meet the goals of the Prize? (40 points)*

  • How does it improve quality of life/sustainability for a community or communities? (10 points)
  • How does it improve access to needs? (10 points)
  • How does this innovation connect with the rest of the transportation system to make the whole system better? (10 points)
  • How does it make transportation or urban life more sustainable, more equitable, more resilient, more convenient or safer? (10 points)

2. How is your New Mobility-related venture unique and innovative? (20 points)*

  • In what way is your venture an innovative approach to transport/access and/or an innovative business model? Is it different from similar innovations?? What differentiates this from similar innovations? (10 points)
  • How is it an innovative approach to connecting with the rest of the transportation system? (5 points)
  • How is it an innovative business model? (5 points)

3. Is your New Mobility-related venture scalable or replicable? (20 points)*

  • How is your venture scalable to a wider area/other locations/other applications? (10 points)
  • What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (5 points)
  • What is the potential for the project to be scaled or adapted for other communities around the world? (5 points)

4. How would you demonstrate the success of your New Mobility-related venture? (20 points)*

  • How long has the enterprise been running successfully? What demonstrates financial and/or operational success and potential? (10 points)
  • How many people have been affected through your enterprise? (5 points)
  • List of awards or publicity or grants received. List of sponsors or partners (you may provide links). (5 points)

5. Xfactor (some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*

NOTE:

  • All applicants for Mobi-x India best enterprise are eligible for Grand MobiPrize. 
  • People’s Choice Votes (15 points)*

 


Mobi-x India – Most Enterprising City

If you are an authorized representative of an Indian city with a proven track record of encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of sustainable urban mobility, you are eligible.

Please note that even though partner or supportive organizations can nominate their city or state or nation for the award (if they are working closely with them to encourage sustainable transportation innovation and/or enterprise) they cannot be honoured as the winners. The city government representatives must come to accept the award.

1. Do city government/agency/department activities meet the goals of the Prize? (30 points)*

  • How do they make transportation and/or urban life more sustainable, more resilient, more convenient, or safer and help achieve the city’s goals? (15 points)
  • How does this innovation support integration of modes, services, technologies, and infrastructures with people at the forefront? (15 points)

2. Describe the measures that have been taken to build a culture of innovation and to encourage entrepreneurship in sustainable mobility? (30 points)*

  • How does it support entrepreneurial ventures? (15 points)
  • What kinds of entrepreneurial ventures have been supported? (15 points)

3. How are your city’s efforts unique and innovative? (30 points)

  • In what way are your city’s efforts an innovative approach to transport/access? Is it different from similar innovations? What differentiates this from similar innovations? (10 points)
  • How do these efforts integrate the project with others, contributing to a larger city project? (10 points)
  • How does they benefit the local economy? (10 points)

4. Is your New Mobility-related effort scalable or replicable? (30 points)

  • How can the innovation adapt, scale up and/or replicate the approach in other locations? (15 points)
  • What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (15 points)

5. How does your city agency measure success? (30 points)*

  • What metrics support the success of the project? (10 points)
  • How many people have been affected through the project? (5 points)
  • What is the quality of partnerships developed? (5 points)
  • What measures have been taken to show achievement of long-term sustainability? (10 points)

6. Xfactor(some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*


Mobi-x India – Most Enterprising State

If you are an authorized representative of an Indian state with a proven track record of encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of sustainable urban mobility, you are eligible.

Please note that even though partner or supportive organizations can nominate their city or state or nation for the award (if they are working closely with them to encourage sustainable transportation innovation and/or enterprise) they cannot be honoured as the winners. The state government representatives must come to accept the award.

1. Do state government/agency/department activities meet the goals of the Prize? (30 points)*

  • How do they make transportation and/or urban life more sustainable, more resilient, more convenient, or safer and help achieve the state’s goals? (15 points)
  • How does this innovation support integration of modes, services, technologies, and infrastructures with people at the forefront? (15 points)

2. Describe the measures that have been taken to build a culture of innovation and to encourage entrepreneurship in sustainable mobility? (30 points)*

  • How does it support entrepreneurial ventures? (15 points)
  • What kinds of entrepreneurial ventures have been supported? (15 points)

3. How are your state’s efforts unique and innovative? (30 points)

  • In what way are your state’s efforts an innovative approach to transport/access? Is it different from similar innovations? What differentiates this from similar innovations? (10 points)
  • How do these efforts integrate the project with others, contributing to a larger city project? (10 points)
  • How does they benefit the local economy? (10 points)

4. Is your New Mobility-related effort scalable or replicable? (30 points)

  • How can the innovation adapt, scale up and/or replicate the approach in other locations? (15 points)
  • What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (15 points)

5. How does your state agency measure success? (30 points)*

  • What metrics support the success of the project? (10 points)
  • How many people have been affected through the project? (5 points)
  • What is the quality of partnerships developed? (5 points)
  • What measures have been taken to show achievement of long-term sustainability? (10 points)

6. Xfactor (some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*


 Mobi-x India – Hall of Fame for Big Business supporting New Mobility enterprise – Manufacturing Sector

Businesses in the manufacturing sector that are impacting Indian communities and regions through sustainable transportation/New Mobility and/or have demonstrated active efforts to support a culture of New Mobility innovation, enterprise, and industry development within the company or in India in general.

1. Do any or all of your company’s priorities or business activities meet the goals of the Prize? (60 points)*

  • Describe your company’s relevant mobility-related goals and activities briefly. How are you rethinking the way you supply your mobility-related product or service or technology to the global market, and/or apply new business models that advance sustainable transportation? (20 points)
  • What measures have been taken to help build a culture of New Mobility innovation within the company and/or to support entrepreneurship and/or to undertake demonstrations in sustainable mobility? Please describe New Mobility-related programs/projects/demonstrations/research that have been undertaken by your company on its own or in partnership. (20 points)
  • How does your business support New Mobility-related integration of modes, services, technologies, and infrastructures with people at the forefront? (20 points)

2. What aspects of your business strategy set you apart as unique and innovative? (60 points)

  • In what way are your company’s efforts an innovative approach to delivering sustainable transport/supporting access? What sets you apart from your peers? (20 points)
  • How does this benefit the local economy and advance growth in the region? (20 points)
  • Can benefits of your work be spread to other locations? What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (20 points)

3. How does your business measure success? (30 points)*

  • What metrics support the success of your New Mobility-related efforts? (10 points)
  • How many people have been affected through your New Mobility-related business? (5 points)
  • What kinds of partnerships have been developed? (5 points)
  • What measures have been taken to show achievement of long-term sustainability? (10 points)

4. Xfactor (some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*


Mobi-x India – Hall of Fame for Big Business supporting New Mobility enterprise – Service Sector

Businesses in the service sector that are impacting Indian communities and regions through sustainable transportation/New Mobility and/or have demonstrated active efforts to support a culture of New Mobility innovation, enterprise, and industry development within the company or in India in general.

1. Do any or all of your company’s priorities or business activities meet the goals of the Prize? (60 points)*

  • Describe your company’s relevant mobility-related goals and activities briefly. How are you rethinking the way you supply your mobility-related product or service or technology to the global market, and/or apply new business models that advance sustainable transportation? (20 points)
  • What measures have been taken to help build a culture of New Mobility innovation within the company and/or to support entrepreneurship and/or to undertake demonstrations in sustainable mobility? Please describe New Mobility-related programs/projects/demonstrations/research that have been undertaken by your company on its own or in partnership. (20 points)
  • How does your business support New Mobility-related integration of modes, services, technologies, and infrastructures with people at the forefront? (20 points)

2. What aspects of your business strategy set you apart as unique and innovative? (60 points)

  • In what way are your company’s efforts an innovative approach to delivering sustainable transport/supporting access? What sets you apart from your peers? (20 points)
  • How does this benefit the local economy and advance growth in the region? (20 points)
  • Can benefits of your work be spread to other locations? What are your opportunities for future development and collaboration? (20 points)

3. How does your business measure success? (30 points)*

  • What metrics support the success of your New Mobility-related efforts? (10 points)
  • How many people have been affected through your New Mobility-related business? (5 points)
  • What kinds of partnerships have been developed? (5 points)
  • What measures have been taken to show achievement of long-term sustainability? (10 points)

4. Xfactor (some innovations have that “je ne sais quoi,” something undefined or indescribable that makes it special)? (10 points)*

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