What are the selection criteria?

Niantic - Application Process

Niantic Lightship Augmented Reality Accelerator applications will be selected based on the following criteria:

Proposed idea and relevance to the chosen challenge:

The proposal shows a good understanding and a clearly identified solution with relevance to the industry partner’s sector and the challenge objectives.

The idea is realistic and uses suitable immersive technology.

Technical and sector assessment:

The technical delivery of the proposal is feasible with a viable solution, within the timeframe and budget. The idea’s combination of cost, quality and sustainability is well balanced.

Novelty, Innovation and Thoughtfulness: 

The idea is unique and novel in a way that meets the challenge requirements. The concept is innovative and original. 

Growth potential:

The idea is scalable and has the potential to succeed in its full range of capabilities at a growing scale. 

Team quality and expertise:

The team is equipped to deliver the proposed concept and has appropriate technology and business skills, demonstrating a good team structure and diversity.

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