Right Size Your Project Project Duration & Budget Up Size or Down Size – Committee recommendations Splitting up project – Proof of Concept prototype
Describe your project Sell your idea in 3 minutes – Most presentations are limited to 5 to 10 minutes – Multiple proposals reviewed in one day Most panel members not subject experts – Commercial collaborators – Be brief, avoid lecturing and technical details – Focus on impact
Describe your project - FAQ Who would benefit from your project (students, staff, customers or stakeholders)? – What are these benefits? Would your project contribute to better or improved services? – Is your idea or its application original and novel? – What is the uniqueness if similar project exists What is the potential commercial value of the project? – Is there a market for the end product?