Evaluation Process and Timeline

Evaluation Process

The evaluation of each submission for the Prize consists of a four-stage process. Every category is evaluation according to our four criteria: Impact, Innovation, Leadership and Long-Term Vision.

The weight of every criteria varies with every category.

The first stage: A reputed international research & analysis firm conducts due diligence on all submissions to ensure that they meet the criteria of the Zayed Future Energy Prize.

Submissions are culled down to be evaluated by the Review Committee.

Second stage: The Review Committee meets to evaluate and score the short-listed entries received following the due-diligence. 

Third stage: The Selection Committee reviews every entry

Fourth stage: The Jury meets in person to discuss the entries and select the winners per category. The final decision is unanimous.

The 2014-2015 Timeline

Open for Nominations and Submissions: February 2, 2014

Close of  Nominations and Submissions: July 14, 2014

Review Committee meeting: September 1 – 2, 2014

Selection Committee Meeting: September 16-17, 2014

Jury meeting: October 20, 2014