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easy swirl

Mix contents easily with a simple swirl of the hand

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Idea Title

easy swirl

Idea Summary

mixing made easy with the fin inside reusable or disposable use in combination with a recoverable fiber. This product has the potential to eliminate stir sticks.

Company / Organization Name (if applicable)

easy swirl

Website (if applicable)

Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)

Our mixing fin can be part of any container making mixing easier and more efficient eliminating the need for stir sticks. As a person swirls they mix the contents because they leverage centrifugal force. As the liquid moves in a circular motion, the center of the liquid moves faster than the top and bottom because of the special design of the fin. As liquid passes through the holes on the fin foam and bubbles are reduced drastically.

This solution addresses which of the following:

  • Other

How is your concept recoverable?

Our fin can be added to any type of recoverable container eliminating the need for stir sticks.

How have you incorporated additional sustainability attributes (beyond recoverability) into your solution?

Our fin is only an addition to an existing cup taking it to the next level

What regions do you plan to address with your solution (and how will you accomplish this)?

Our idea can be applied to all regions for use

Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?

All people who use stir sticks or want to conveniently mix what they are drinking

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Prototyping

What are the biggest challenges you are facing today? What are existing gaps in your solution?

R+D support, market access, scaling

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Growth and Scaling
  • Legal

Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?

I am a product developer. I have no experience in fluid dynamics.

In what city are you located?

Washoe Valley, NV

In what country are you located?


What is your legal / organizational structure? (if applicable)


Please describe how becoming a Top Idea will support the growth of your concept.

Funding at this point will go to R+D to develop product for market.

How did you hear about the Challenge?

  • In the news

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Photo of michael spray

I think this is a great idea to eliminate stir sticks and make mixing more convenient