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Applying for a Cool Idea! Award is easy. Just click the Apply Now! link and complete the application form. You’ll also need to retrieve a quote(s) by uploading your accompanying 3D CAD model(s) via our Upload a Part link.

There are six application periods throughout the year. Applications submitted within a period will be reviewed by the judges after that particular period concludes. Applicants will then be contacted with the outcome of their application’s review.

Application periods:
• January 1 – February 28 (March 1 - March 14 judging)
• March 1 – April 30 (May 1 - May 14 judging)
• May 1 – June 30 (July 1 - July 14 judging)
• July 1 – August 31 (September 1 - September 14 judging)
• September 1 – October 31 (November 1 - November 14 judging)
• November 1 – December 31 (January 1, 2015 - January 14, 2015 judging)

If selected for a Cool Idea! Award, you must use the services within 90 days and should be at a stage in your project that allows you to begin executing immediately.