CAPSELLA Innovation Contest

CAPSELLA Innovation Contest



Teams with complementary skills and backgrounds, compete to prove their capacity and execution capability by providing the most innovative solutions to the challenges of the CAPSELLA Innovation Contest. The contest will be held on the 6th and 7th of Octber 2017 at the The American College of Greece 6 Gravias Street GR-153 42, Aghia Paraskevi, Greece.


The bidding process will be completed with the presentations of the contestants to the jury of the CAPSELLA Innovation Contest. For the presentation the participating teams should be aware of the following:

  • The length of the presentation is strictly five minutes followed by 5 minutes for questions by the jury.
  • The presentation should be complete and comprehensive.
  • The presentation should tackle all the evaluation criteria of CAPSELLA Contest.
  • Presentation can be complemented by slides and/ or any other audiovisual mean and/ or the presentation of a prototype, if available.
  • Teams should have in mind that they are addressing a potential client/ investor that they want to convince to invest into their idea.
  • Teams should be ready to answer to the questions of the jury.


The evaluation process is based only on the Evaluation Criteria, the Final Presentations of the Teams and their answers to the Jury’s Questions.
Each jury member uses a standardized evaluation form and evaluates all the evaluation criteria after the presentation and question session of each group. Upon completion of the presentation the jury deliberates, ranks the teams based on their score in the CAPSELLA Innovation Contest criteria and announces the winners.
The evaluation committee consists of 5 people, accredited professionals, academics and investors, with deep knowledge of the agro- biodiversity sector.