- Rules & Guidance
Rules & Guidance
Who can join the contest?
The contest is open to any legal entity or groups of legal entities established in EU Member States or in countries associated to Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme.
How will your application be evaluated?
Once the contest is closed, a high level jury will evaluate all eligible entries against the following award criteria: Measurability, Social impact, Economic impact, Community engagement, Scalability and replicability, Sustainability, Originality and creativity.
The European Commission's challenge prizes will be awarded to the entries that are the most innovative and have the largest social impact whilst meeting the award criteria. These best solutions should be developed and implemented for a period of at least 5 months during the contest period.