eLife Innovation Sprint 2020 Project Proposal Submission Form

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Please use this form to submit your project idea for the eLife Innovation Sprint 2020, until April 13. After this form is completed, all submitters for this proposal will receive an email with a link to a second form that each submitter must fill in for the project proposal to be accepted for review.

Please visit our website to find out more about the project proposal submission process and how we will evaluate proposals.

Bullet points are accepted in the text answers below.

Up to 3 people can submit this proposal together. If one or more of you cannot attend the Sprint, and new contributors cannot be recruited, you and your team may need to contribute to another project.

If you are submitting on your own, we may connect you with another submitter who would like to work on a similar project idea.

All submitters will receive an email with a link to a second form which each submitter has to complete individually.

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We expect Sprint participants to work openly and make any resulting outputs openly available immediately or as soon as is feasible, using open-source licenses for code and software and permissive licenses (CC-BY or CC-0) for other content. If selected, do you agree to meet this expectation as a participant?
In no more than 200 words, please tell us about the problem you plan to address through your work at the Sprint: how does it relate to the Sprint’s themes, who this issue is affecting, and why is it an important issue to solve at the moment?
Which of the following theme(s) does your project address? Please check all that apply.
In no more than 200 words, tell us more about your idea for a technology-focussed solution to the problem you described above. Please feel free to include any relevant links (GitHub, Twitter, etc), but please prioritise them so reviewers can focus on the important ones within their time limit.
In no more than 200 words, describe the work that you plan to carry out at the Sprint: what do you envision achieving within the two days of the event, and how can the Sprint help drive it forward?
In no more than 100 words, please tell us what skills are you looking for from contributors at the Sprint, e.g. software development, UX, cloud infrastructure, design, communication, users with the domain expertise to test with. (Find out more about the expected participants and roles at the Sprint).
In no more than 200 words, please explain your plans to facilitate contributions from Sprint participants: How do you plan to engage with and incorporate the voices of Sprint participants with diverse backgrounds, experiences and skill sets? What should contributors get from working on the project?
Data policy

By submitting this form, you consent to our data policy outlined below.

Why are we collecting your personal data?

The personal data and information collected on this form are collected for purposes in direct connection with the eLife Innovation Sprint, for application review and/or logistical purposes.

Who do we share your data with, and why?

We will share the information you submitted in the "project" section of this with the Sprint’s application review committee, which consists of eLife staff, ECAG, past Sprint participants and other experienced community members, for the review and assessment process.

Your information will also be shared with online data storage organisations and platforms used at eLife (e.g. Google Drive, Gmail, CiviCRM).

Other information regarding your data

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. For a detailed description of your rights, please see our general privacy policy.