Three Newlab members were honored in Fast Company's Innovation by Design Awards for 2020 in the Best Product Design, General Excellence, Best Design Innovations in the North American Region, and Best Retail Design categories.


Newlab member, CLIP, received an honorable mention in the Best Product Design category. CLIP is a clean mobility startup building a portable device that can be easily attached to any bike to instantly upgrade it into an electric bike. The first batch of CLIPs is now available for pre-order in the US. ⁠


Newlab member, Light is a finalist in the General Excellence category, and received an Honorable Mention in the Best Design Innovations of 2020 in the North American region category. The Light Phone frees us from our addiction to our hyper-virtual-connectivity. It removes the barriers between us and the real things, the real people, right in front of us that bring us true happiness.


Newlab member, Truebird, is named as a finalist in the Best Retail Design category. Truebird is a coffee company that develops high-tech commercial brewing machines rooted in end-to-end automation: from coffee ordering and payment, bean management and brewing, to delivery of cup in hand. Through precision automation, their mission is to create more affordable, sustainably-sourced, and delicious cups of coffee.