Q: What is Popup Star?
A: An industry sponsored contest to bring clinical trial awareness to the masses by challenging industry stakeholders to lead teams that will create the ULTIMATE clinical trial community awareness event!
Q: Why is this contest needed?
A: Clinical trial awareness and participation remains in a critical state with less than 5% of the population participating. We need to encourage clinical research as a care option and we need to do more than just raise awareness: we need to create a lasting commitment to the promise of research.
Q: What cities will the contest take place in?
A: We will be releasing a list of target cities but teams can suggest the city they would like to plan their event in. This contest is open globally!
Q: How will the teams be judged?
A: Judges will be embedded in each event to score teams using a standard judging form that will evaluate:
Q: Who are the judges?
A: The final list of judges is to be announced but will include patients, academics, clinicians and R&D industry leaders.
Q: Who are the sponsors?
A: Popup Star is brought to you by the team at Greater Gift & is powered by FCBVIO. Our flagship sponsor is Eli Lilly. Check back for the full list of sponsors!
Q: Is there a prize?
A: Bragging rights, media opportunities, and the honor of making a significant contribution to the research community! Additionally, 3 finalists will be brought to New York city for the award ceremony and live broadcast of the winning team announcement.
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Q: Who can lead a team?
A: Anyone can lead a team however teams must be made up of a minimum of 3 to ensure the team is equipped to complete the event should the primary lead be unable.
Q: What is required of a team?
A: Teams are responsible for:
Additionally, teams must be willing to engage with the larger awareness event by participating in social media, video, print, and other awareness activities to be outlined on the team orientation call.
Q: How much seed funding will be provided?
A: Teams will receive $5000 each to help them begin planning the event.
Q: When will Pop Up Star take place? What are the key dates?
A: Pop Up Star will take place over a 10 day period in April of 2018.
Q: How will Popup Star be executed?
A: Popup Star will rollout in stages:
Phase 1: Team Formation
Phase 2: Team Education and Planning
Phase 3: Event Execution
Q: What are the rules?
A: Teams must: