Panel of Judges will consist of experts from both academia (majority of judges from outside of host institution) and industry. Each team of judges need to have equal number of judges from academia and industry. It is highly recommended to have 3 to 4 teams of judges with 4 members in each team – 2 judges from industry and 2 judges from academia in each team
Top five projects must be reviewed by DICE Automotive Chair US before finalizing the top 3 winners.
Project scoring will have following distribution
Degree of Innovation (20%)
Potential Impact on local industry and economy (20%)
Readiness for commercialization (prototype, business plan) (50%)
About DICE Foundation
Innovation is lifeblood of any nation and economy and is a key ingredient behind its sustainable progress and prosperity. DICE is a strategic initiative of DICE Foundation, USA aimed at fostering innovation and entrepreneurship culture in the country at all levels. DICE is an umbrella program, and there are several major platforms currently active under this program. The main objective of each of these platforms is to jump start cycle of innovation in the country necessary for its sustainable development, progress and economic prosperity. DICE is the oldest innovation platform in Pakistan and is being fully supported by all major stakeholders – academia, industry, government, expatriates and international NGOs, since 2007.