2018 Protolabs Cool Idea! Award
Submission Deadline12/07/2018

Offered by Protolabs, the world’s fastest digital manufacturing source for custom prototypes and low-volume production parts, the Cool Idea! Award helps entrepreneurs bring innovative products to market through grants that support product prototyping, testing and production. Providing up to $250,000 in 3D printing, CNC machining and injection molding services each year, over $1 million in services has been awarded since the program’s inception in 2011.

See http://www.protolabs.com/cool-idea for more information.


General guidelines for the submission process:

  • A 3D CAD model(s) must accompany the application form.
  • If you are granted an award, Protolabs will ask you to let us actively promote your project in print, press releases, case studies, etc.
  • Cool Idea! Award recipients have 90 days to use their award.
  • If your project is related to a government contract or grant, it is ineligible for an award.
  • Protolabs employees and families are ineligible for an award.

Click here to access complete Terms and Conditions.

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