PInCh: Round Three Details

Chosen for Round Three?

Teams will be notified by email regarding their advancement to the final round.

Note: Please carefully review the submission requirements below as they have been modified for the PInCh 2020 competition.

Submission Requirements

  1. Response to Reviewers (one page)
    • Use this page to address concerns or comments from the project reviewers
      • One-inch margins
      • Minimum 11-point font for text
  2. Revised Round Two Project Package (e.g., project description, budget, budget justification)
    • This is an opportunity to make edits, updates, and corrections since the Round Two submission
    • If no changes are needed, this step is optional
  3. Contingency Plan for $25,000 Award
    • One page describing the scope of work and project plan if awarded $25,000
      • One-inch margins
      • Minimum 11-point font for text
    • Single-page budget on PHS 398 form for $25,000
    • Single-page budget justification 
      • One-inch margins
      • Minimum 11-point font
  4. Project Page template for the PInCh website
    • Review and complete the template attached in the notification email
  5. Supporting Graphics
    • Provide one to three graphics that will be incorporated within the Project Page and final Pitch Video.

To Submit a Round Three Entry:

  • Submit the materials by logging into the Powered by PInCh contest management system
  • Upload your materials as a single ZIP file during the Round Three submission period (deadline is August 31 by 5 p.m. EDT)

Pitch Video

Each team will schedule a virtual meeting with CTSI to record a three minute pitch. The pitch video will be incorporated onto the team's Project Page and will be evaluated by the judges as part of the the final round. 

  • One member of the team needs to be designated to give the pitch. Additional team members may be available to answer questions during a separate Q&A with judges.
  • No PowerPoint slides will be permitted for the pitch.
  • One to three supporting graphics will be incorporated within the final video.

Q&A Judging Session

Each team will have a virtual question and answer session with a panel of judges on September 30. Each team will have a six minute time slot assigned to them. At least one member of the team is required to participate.