Basic information regarding your concept for shipping safety innovation and how it could improve safety in the industry. The initial pitch should include the following details:
How will my idea be evaluated?
Proof of concept
A description of the idea (max 1500 words)
Image/graphic or photo visualisation representing the idea
Assessment of your initial idea based on
- Originality of concept?
- Simplicity to implement/teach?
- How relevant is the idea to:
- Shipping industry
- What might the potential value of the idea to the industry be – will it save lives? Prevent accidents? Make operations safer?
After assessment by the Club of the initial concepts, a shortlist of competitors will be announced and invited to meet with the Club’s Loss Prevention team, master mariners and business leaders to discuss how to push ideas forward.
The shortlist competitors will then have an additional 4 months to complete their ideas and produce a video / whitepaper / presentation for final judging and prize award at the UK Club’s 150th Gala Dinner.