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2013
02 December
Entrepreneur: Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free
19 November
Co.Exist: A Phone Charging Device For The Next Billion Turns Heat Into Power
23 May
Design Solutions: Electric screwdriver designed for tight spaces receives Cool Idea! Award
15 May
The Engineer Source: Cool Idea award winner Flipout benefits from injection-moulded parts from Proto Labs
2012
23 October
Make Parts Fast: Anatomy of a cool idea—remotely controlling video
22 October
RFID Journal: iPourIt Serves Up 'Enhanced Customer Service' for Beer Drinkers
28 September
Make Parts Fast: Engineering tips on injection molding an RC Drone
09 September
Kiteboarder Magazine: Soloshot Automatic Cameraman at the 2012 Surf Expo
27 August
Medizin & Technik: Intelligenter Blindenstock gewinnt Proto Labs-Award
20 August
Konstruktions Praxis: Intelligenter Blindenstock warnt vor Hindernissen
15 August
Develop 3D: I was blind, but now… I have infrared detection…
09 August
Device Med: Intelligenter Blindenstock gewinnt „Cool Idea! Award“ von Proto Labs
13 March
Interempresas: Un nuevo dispositivo de etiquetado ayuda a los invidentes a identificar objetos
17 February
Design World: Braille Labeler Receives Cool Idea! Award from Proto Labs
17 February
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal: 6dot Innovations' portable device keeps blind in touch with world around them
06 February
Izaro Manufacturing Technology: Proto Labs expande el Premio de Cool Idea! a la Unión Europea
19 January
TCT Magazine: Proto Labs Expands Cool Idea! Award to the European Union
05 January
Mashable: How Attaching Smartphones to Microscopes Could Change Global Health
03 January
Medical Design Technology: Proto Labs Announces SkyLight as Latest Cool Idea!
02 January
Make Parts Fast: Use a Smart Phone to Share Digital Microscope Images
2011
09 December
Core77: Whirlwind Wheelchair's RoughRider Now Available in the US with Help of Proto Labs
30 November
Fast Company: A Wheelchair Built for Offroading
23 November
Electronic Design: Robot Swarms for Students
15 November
Core77: Robots for All? A Closer Look at the Low-Cost R-One Robot Kit
30 September
IdeaMensch: Don Ladanyi—CEO and Founder of TruFlavorWare
26 August
Invention Addict: Remember the Proto Labs Cool Idea contest? We have a winner...
23 August
Fast Company: Reusable Silverware that Doesn’t Leave a Bitter Aftertaste for Chemotherapy Patients
01 July
Minnesota Business: Cool Idea! Hot Offer—Proto Labs Gives Help to Entrepreneurs and Product Designers
26 June
Invention Addict: What's 'Cool' from the Founder of Proto Labs—the Company Behind Cool Idea!
25 May
Desktop Engineering: Up to $100,000 Worth of Production Services for Cool Idea!
01 May
IdeaMensch: Brad Cleveland—President and CEO of Proto Labs
25 April
Core77: Prototype This! Cool Idea! Program from Proto Labs
25 April
Makezine: Proto Labs' $100K Prize Aims to Help Makers