• Innovation
    30%
  • Feasibility & Practicality
    20%
  • Ease of Use
    15%
  • Reduced Burden
    20%
  • Functionality
    15%
  • Innovation

    30%
    • 15%Is the idea different from the current design, or contain a new or "out-of-the-box" approach?
    • 15%Is the team multi-disciplinary?
  • Feasibility & Practicality

    20%
    • 5%Can the solution be manufactured, used, and/or worn?
    • 5%Is it reproducible, able to be mass-produced? Can the solution be duplicated and scaled to larger levels?
    • 5%Can the solution sustain under various conditions (i.e. climate, physical tasks, heat, chemical and biological risk environment)? Is it durable?
    • 5%Does the team possess the required skills, capabilities, and experience to further develop the solution?
  • Ease of Use

    15%
    • 7.5%Is the solution simple, intuitive, and comfortable?
    • 7.5%Can it be quickly and easily deployed in a high-stress, critical situation?
  • Reduced Burden

    20%
    • 10%Can the solution be easily packed and transported relative to the existing solution?
    • 5%Reduce manufacturing burden?
    • 5%Does it reduce weight relative to existing solution?
  • Functionality

    15%
    • 5%Does the solution allow for increased warfighter mobility to complete all necessary tasks?
    • 5%Can the solution integrate easily with existing warfighter equipment?
    • 5%Can the solution be built upon for future improvements?