A review committee will evaluate all eligible responses to the Challenge according to the following criteria:

  • Engaging description of proposed technology: 25 points
  • Effectiveness of proposed technology: 25 points
  • Potential for long-term engagement with UKAEA and/or Commonwealth Fusion Systems: 15 points
  • Convincing pathway to commercial implementation: 15 points
  • Innovation: 10 points
  • Proposal clarity: 5 points
  • Technical maturity: 5 points

Reviewers will select up to ten (10) respondents as finalists, and they will each receive two (2) free registrations for the TechConnect World Innovation Conference at National Harbor near Washington, D.C. in June 2023. Furthermore, finalists will be invited to present their technologies during the TechConnect Fusion Energy Symposium.