Call for Submissions & Award Criteria

PostalPitchTM invites StartUps to present innovative products or solutions with a unique value proposition that may have the potential to change the postal and logistics market or even create a new market. StartUps can present their idea, product or solution to a wide audience, and a jury of postal and logistics experts will select the StartUp that ranks best according to the award criteria.  


- StartUps can apply as of now to participate at PostalPitch - 


   Among all applications, a panel of jurors will select the finalists that will get the opportunity to present their idea, product or solution during the PostalVision2020 Conference taking place from April 3-5 in Arlington (VA), USA (just outside Washington, DC). The PostalPitchTM session will take place on April 4 in the afternoon and only StartUps that will be present at the event will be eligible for the award. Therefore, we urge only such StartUps to submit a proposal that are prepared to be present at the PostalPitchTM session on April 4, 2018.     


Among the short-listed StartUps, the judges will select a winner, who will be awarded the   

StartUp Innovation Award

in the evening of the same day during the PostalPitchTM award ceremony and PV2020 reception.    


If you are interested in presenting your idea, product or solution at PostalPitch, please send us your submission (to both email addresses provided below) or contact us for any questions you might have:   jcallan@ursamajorassociates.com and 

bernhard.bukovc@epfl.ch


     New deadline for submissions: February 18, 2018 

Format: Word Document, max 300 words + max 2 images | a link to a website and/or video can be added 

Award Criteria: Your submission shall ideally reflect on the award criteria listed below  


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Award Criteria

Innovation

  The innovation is a new and innovative idea offering an exciting new product or solution. It has identified new, so far unmet customer needs and is able to address those needs. 

Value

The innovation has a unique value proposition and differentiates itself from other products or solutions. It has a good cost - benefit ratio and provides a robust business model and market entry strategy. It has a significant value proposition.  

Impact

It has the capability to change (part of) the market or can even create a new market. The innovation has the capability to impact the way things are done within its area of application in the future (game changer). It will have an impact on the industry, the environment and society.