In the evaluation and ranking of submitted projects the jury will award high marks according to the following criteria:
1. Innovation in Project Idea - Novelty
- Does the project embody a new social approach or offer new solutions?
- Is the project about new ways of looking at a social problem?
- Does the project address target groups that have previously received little attention?
2. Innovation in Accessing Target Groups - Involvement
- What is the concrete and enduring use of the project for the target group?
- Does the project further the potential of the target group?
- Does the project contribute to society’s esteem for the target group?
3. Innovation in the Realisation of the Project - Effectiveness
- Does project realisation happen in an inventive, resourceful, creative and courageous way?
- What effects – and on who – of this social innovation can be observed?
- Does the project change with changing needs? For example as to the target group, the way of approaching the issue, or a changing project environment?
- Is there cooperation between different disciplines / competencies / professional groups?
4. Innovation in Public Perception – Serving as an Example
- How is the project integrated into local and regional environments?
- Does the project foster dialogue / cooperation with other institutions / organisations?
- Have other organisations, media, sponsors, politicians been made curious?
- Have new paths been taken in dealing with the “Outside world”?