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Words of Wisdom from the 2019 Cool Idea Award Judges

Posted On March 7, 2019 By Protolabs
The judges for this year's Cool Idea Award program share the best advice they've received and what resources they recommend to aspiring entrepreneurs trying to get their business off the ground.

Where Are They Now: Bose Acquires Cool Idea Award Winner

Posted On June 6, 2018 By Protolabs
Audio giant Bose has acquired Hush, a startup that developed noise-masking earplugs and is a past Cool Idea Award winner.

What Makes a Good Cool Idea Award Application

Posted On November 21, 2017 By Protolabs
Get the inside scoop on what makes a Cool Idea Award application stand out from the rest of the pack.

Meet the Judges: Andy MacInnis

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Protolabs
An interview with Andy MacInnis, a technical instructor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Meet the Judges: Chris Boyle

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Protolabs
An interview with Chris Boyle, a biomedical engineer and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.

IoT-enabled water management system wins manufacturing grant

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Protolabs
The developers of AgPulse, a water-management system that optimizes watering and irrigation for farms, have won the latest Protolabs Cool Idea Award.

Meet the Judges: Amanda Williams

Posted On April 17, 2017 By Protolabs
An interview with Amanda Williams. She spearheads intelligent packaging programs at Jabil.

Meet the Judges: John Vaskis

Posted On April 17, 2017 By Protolabs
An interview with John Vaskis, a senior director of hardware at Indiegogo.

Meet the Judges: Taylor Stein

Posted On April 13, 2017 By Protolabs
An interview with Taylor Stein, a technology evangelist at Autodesk based in the San Francisco Bay area.