Solutions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Alignment: Solution uses data, digital tools and/or analytics to identify rare diseases, promote collaboration and community response to rare diseases, or strengthen collaboration capabilities between patients, providers, and scientists.
Potential for Impact: Solution has a reasonable and measurable plan to impact the lives of patients, healthcare providers, researchers, or community members impacted by or working with rare diseases.
Feasibility: Solution implementation is feasible, and the team has a reasonable plan for operational sustainability and measurable results that can be proven to work.
Innovative Approach: Solution includes a new technology or a new application of technology; a business/policy model, process, or cross-sectorial approach that relies on technology to be successful.
Scalability: Solution can be equitably scaled to improve the lives of more people, across geographical, sociocultural, or sectorial borders.
Inclusive Human-Centered Design: Solution is designed with and for underserved communities; the solution team demonstrates proximity to the community, and embodies and addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion through their solution.