Participating teams will gain real-world experience to pitch a business plan and raise capital for the commercialization of hydrogen technology or application. Judges will evaluate the teams as entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms.

Teams will be judged on how well they address the following criteria:

  1. Overall Business Idea
  2. Technical Analysis
  3. Customer Validation
  4. Go-to-market Strategy
  5. Legal and Regulatory Evaluation