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Wild Ideas Light Company: A Bright Future, by Eric Wilson on April 7th, 2010

2nd Green Revolution

Last month's post about Waste Farmers mentioned that the composting company was one of three finalists for the Denver Green Business of the Year.  Today 2nd Green profiles one of the other two finalists.  Wild Ideas Light Company has created a line of LED lights that not only provides a range of ultra-efficient lighting options, but uses recycled materials that are also recyclable, and last 20 years. 

2010 Colorado Science and Engineering Fair

 
Located at Lory Student center at CSU

As part of the Inventor’s Round Table Ian judged science projects / inventions created by middle school through high school students who have competed and won the right to represent their regional science fair. The purpose of judging was to determine those projects most likely to be successful in the market place. Criteria included: most practical use of household items, most unique & novel changes to an existing product, creativity applied to new designs for the market place.

2010 The Mother of Inventions Regional Conference

 

Located in Metro Denver
Sponsored by Inventor’s Round Table plus others

2010 St. Anne's Episcopal School

Located in Littleton, Colorado

2010 Colorado Green Business Of the Year Finalist

Wild Ideas Light Co, was nominated for green business of the year, sponsored by DBJ,Wells Fargo,and Xcel Energy

2010 Inventors Boot Camp

 

Presented in Durango Colorado to prospective inventors, this workshop covers the process and pitfalls of inventing. Real live inventors share case histories discussing the good, bad, and ugly. Training was presented to eliminate the “bad and ugly”. Ian shared the platform with Rita Compton and specifically taught:

2009 Channel 9 Gadget Wednesday with Gregg Moss

The solar tube LED light pack “Lighting The Night” product was demonstrated. This product is solar powered, fits in solar tube and provides up to 200 lumen of light for up to 20 hours. The product is designed to supplement the light from a solar tube making it viable for nighttime use. It has the potential of bringing light to 3rd world countries where electricity is nonexistent or sporadic at best.

2009 Colorado Science and Engineering Fair

 

Located at Lory Student center at CSU
As part of the Inventor’s Round Table Ian judged science projects / inventions created by middle school through high school students who have competed and won the right to represent their regional science fair. The purpose of judging was to determine those projects most likely to be successful in the market place. Criteria included: most practical use of household items, most unique & novel changes to an existing product, creativity applied to new designs for the market place.

2009 The Mother of Inventions Regional Conference

Located in Metro Denver
Sponsored by Inventor’s Round Table plus others