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Criteria of relevance

What is the project's meaning within the disciplines concerned?
  • To which extent will the level of knowledge be increased?
  • Will a gap of scientific insight in a certain discipline be closed?
  • Does the project contribute to a better theoretical penetration (building of theory)
  • Will the project promote the qualification of participants (capacity building)?
What are the project's effects on the concerned disciplines?
  • Does the project contribute to the progress in the discipline?
  • Can the results be transferred to other disciplines or areas?
  • Will the project stimulate further research and interdisciplinary work?
Does the project improve or expand the methodological instruments?
  • Will new methods or techniques be developed?
  • Will current methods or techniques be improved
  • Will new application for a known method or technique be developed?
What are the project's effects on economic environment?
  • Will results be applicable directly or after further research?
  • Will results be patentable?
What are the project's effects on the material and social environment?
  • Does it contribute to the preservation of natural resources?
  • Does it contribute to an improvement of food security?
  • Does it help improve the quality of life?
  • Does it serve for the improvement of the infrastructure?
What are the project’s effects on the intellectual and spiritual life?
  • Does it create new possibilities of spiritual life or experiences?
  • Does it serve for the unfolding of personality and the development of creativity?
  • Does it serve for self-reflection and self-controlling of behaviour?