Cool Idea! Award

In the News

2014
August 05
Core77: Roambotics Unveils Jr., the First Home Patrolling Robot
February 18
Forbes: An Award For Hardware
February 08
Yahoo! Small Business Advisor: Proto Labs Gives Entrepreneurs with Cool Ideas a Kickstart
2013
December 18
Entrepreneur: Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free
November 19
Co.Exist: A Phone Charging Device for the Next Billion Turns Heat Into Power
September 23
tct: Smartphone Breathalyzer Wins Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award
June 18
Gizmag: Tantrum Puts 168 New Twists on the Electric Screwdriver
June 08
USA Today: TECH NOW: 10 Hot Tech Gifts for Every Kind of Dad
May 03
Co.Exist: A Cheap Prosthetic Knee for the Developing World, Designed From Patient Feedback
April 09
Gizmodo: iPourIt: Who Needs Bartenders?
March 20
KTLA: Self Service Beer Taps Mean Less Waiting at the Bar
2012
October 23
Make Parts Fast: Anatomy of a Cool Idea — Remotely Controlling Video
October 22
RFID Journal: iPourIt Serves Up 'Enhanced Customer Service' for Beer Drinkers
September 28
Make Parts Fast: Engineering Tips on Injection Molding an RC Drone
September 14
Design World: Prototyping an Intelligent Cane for the Visually Impaired
September 09
Kiteboarder Magazine: Soloshot Automatic Cameraman at the 2012 Surf Expo
August 28
San Antonio Express-News: Soloshot Device Films Life on the Go
August 15
Develop 3D: I Was Blind, But Now … I Have Infrared Detection
April 05
Machine Design: Holder Lets Smartphones Take Pictures of Microscopic Images
March 13
Interempresas: Un Nuevo Dispositivo de Etiquetado Ayuda a los Invidentes a Identificar Objetos
February 17
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal: 6dot Innovations' Portable Device Keeps Blind in Touch with World Around Them
February 17
Design World: Braille Labeler Receives Cool Idea! Award from Proto Labs
February 06
Izaro Manufacturing Technology: Proto Labs expande el Premio de Cool Idea! a la Unión Europea
January 19
TCT Magazine: Proto Labs Expands Cool Idea! Award to the European Union
January 05
Mashable: How Attaching Smartphones to Microscopes Could Change Global Health
January 03
Medical Design Technology: Proto Labs Announces SkyLight as Latest Cool Idea!
January 02
Make Parts Fast: Use a Smartphone to Share Digital Microscope Images
2011
December 09
Core77: Whirlwind Wheelchair's RoughRider Now Available in the U.S. with Help of Proto Labs
November 30
Fast Company: A Wheelchair Built for Offroading
November 23
Electronic Design: Robot Swarms for Students
November 15
Core77: Robots for All? A Closer Look at the Low-Cost R-One Robot Kit
September 30
IdeaMensch: Don Ladanyi — CEO and Founder of TruFlavorWare
August 26
Invention Addict: Remember the Proto Labs Cool Idea contest? We have a winner ...
August 23
Fast Company: Reusable Silverware That Doesn’t Leave a Bitter Aftertaste for Chemotherapy Patients
July 01
Minnesota Business: Cool Idea! Hot Offer — Proto Labs Gives Help to Entrepreneurs and Product Designers
June 26
Invention Addict: What’s ‘Cool’ From the Founder of Proto Labs — the Company Behind Cool Idea!
May 25
Desktop Engineering: Up to $100,000 Worth of Production Services for Cool Idea!
May 01
IdeaMensch: Brad Cleveland — President and CEO of Proto Labs
April 25
Makezine: Proto Labs’ $100K Prize Aims to Help Makers
April 25
Core77: Prototype This! Cool Idea! Program from Proto Labs