This is the Stage One entry form for the Data Driven Farming Prize which will be used to assess your solution against the published Judging Criteria.

Before you submit an entry, please ensure that you meet all the Eligibility Criteria and that you have carefully read the question and guidance. You should also read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and the Terms and Conditions.

During Stage One, we want you to articulate your creativity and thoroughly describe  your innovation. The entry form is designed to provide us with an overview of your idea.

Please respond directly to the questions and within the word count provided. Use concrete examples and/or evidence to back up your statements, wherever possible. 

More information about how the entry forms will be assessed can be found in the Innovator's Handbook. If you have any further questions or queries relating to the Data Driven Farming Prize that have not been answered in the FAQs and Terms and Conditions, please email ddfarmingprize@challenges.org.

The deadline for applications is the 6th of April, at 23.59 ET.

There are 3 sections in the entry form

  1. Your Details - details will be used for our records and to contact the team

  2. Your Innovative Solution - These questions will form the basis of your application on which you will be assessed

  3. Program Evaluation questions - These questions will be used for prize evaluation and will not impact assessment of the entries.
At the end you will be required to complete 3 declaration questions. 

Ends on March 3, 2017
The deadline for applications is the 3th March 2017 15:00 GMT. 

Before you submit an entry, please ensure that you have carefully read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and our Terms and Conditions.

Challenge statement: 
The Internet of Things has the potential to make us happier, healthier and more connected, transforming the way we live. We challenge young people to develop innovative, practical solutions that use the Internet of Things to improve health and well-being of people in the UK.

Areas of particular interest include childhood obesity, physical activity, mental health and pollution, but ideas can relate to any other health issues.

At the first stage we want you to capture our imagination with your innovation. The entry form is designed to provide us with an overview of your idea. Please make use of the word count available to provide as many details as possible. At this stage we are looking for ideas that have the potential to be developed into real products. Guidance regarding the criteria and what judges will be looking for is outlined here. Please use this for reference.

The entry form is divided into 3 sections: Your Details, Your Idea and Programme Evaluation. You can save a draft at any time and come back to your application later. The name and email address you entered to log in will be used as the lead contact details for your application. Once your application has been submitted you will receive a confirmation email. If not, please check your spam folder. 

If you have any further questions or queries relating to the Longitude Explorer Prize that have not been answered in the FAQs and Terms and Conditions, please email Explorer@nesta.org.uk.