Criteria, Scope & Restrictions

CRITERIA

Applications must demonstrate excellence in the following criteria categories:

  • IMPACT Innovation: Application exhibits a thoughtful approach to addressing a core challenge.
    A solution is clearly identified either through:

    • Existing program to be grown or expanded;
    • Pilot project with measurable results; or
    • New data-based idea that requires initial funding
  • Measurable impact: Application should clearly describe how patients’ lives will be improved, enhanced or transformed through clearly defined goals and milestones.
  • Metrics for success: Application should include qualitative and/or quantitative milestones and metrics that demonstrate how program will be evaluated, monitored and improved upon.

SCOPE AND RESTRICTIONS

  • Applications are restricted to patient and professional organizations and associations with an interest in hematology, oncology and immune-inflammatory conditions in disease areas where Celgene has either a clinical or commercial interest.
  • Applicants must be qualified not-for-profit entities under IRS rules and headquartered in the United States.
  • Consideration for awards will not be given to individuals, medical facilities or research institutions. Nor will applications be accepted for pre-clinical, clinical or translational research programs.
  • Each Applicant may submit only one entry for one specific activity or program.
  • Applications will be accepted for:
    • Existing program to be grown or expanded;
    • Pilot project with measurable results; or
    • New data-based idea that requires initial funding
  • Applications must demonstrate solutions to core challenges that address “care partners, unique populations, hard-to-reach populations, patient-healthcare provider communications/collaboration, patient advocate engagement in research such as clinical trials, precision medicine or other ideas that focus on the impact of fundamental solutions”.
  • Applications must be submitted using the online application form found at http://www.innovationimpact.com.

Organizations must submit a completed application form by the deadline: 11:59 pm EDT, Friday, July 27, 2018.