Judging Criteria

March 4th - April 8th
Demo Day April 15th


Theme: Emergency preparedness, response and long-term recovery tools for NYC

Judging Criteria

Scope (25%)

Ability to clearly identify and address meaningful problems in the context of emergency preparedness, response and recovery. Solutions should be driven by community identified needs.

Innovation (25%)

Extent to which the solution solves the problem creatively. Those who take risks with original approaches will be rewarded.

Design & Interface (25%)

Clarity, accessibility, usability and intuitiveness.

Community Impact (25%)

The extent to which the solution improves NYC residents’ ability to prepare, respond to or recover from emergencies, building resilience within our communities.