Assessment Criteria

Assessment Criteria

The IBYE competition finalists will be assessed by a County Assessment Panel comprising a minimum of three judges selected by the Local Enterprise Office. The County Assessment Panel will evaluate each application and will score the application out of a maximum of 140 marks based on the following assessment criteria:

  • Promoter/Company Profile: 25 Marks
  • Market Opportunity: 25 Marks
  • Ability to deliver key commercial and development milestones: 20 Marks
  • Innovation:  10 Marks
  • Potential to deliver Economic Impacts: 10 Marks
  • Quality of Application & Business Plan: 10 Marks

Total 100 Marks

  • Pitch & Interview: 40 Marks (n/a for initial application assessment)