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Applying for a Cool Idea! award is easy – simply download the attached application form, complete the form and email the completed form directly to The application form will ask you for:

  • A description of the project/product
  • An explanation for why you think their project/product is "cool"
  • What kind of support do you need? (molded parts, machined parts, quantities, time line, etc.)
  • What is the overall benefit to the end-user of your product

After you've sent in your application, you will need to upload your 3D CAD model for review by clicking on the "Upload a part" link. Should you be selected for a Cool Idea! award, you must use the award within 90 days, so you should be at a stage in your project to begin executing immediately.

The application is in Adobe PDF format. If you do not have Adobe Reader to view the PDFs, you can download it here.

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