Successful Inventions by Members

Below are a handful of successful inventions developed by members of the Inventors' Association of New England


Kettlepizza oven inserts co-founded by Al Contarino & George Peters convert gas and charcoal grills into real pizza ovens. Developed in 2010 they have been sold commercially to people in over 70 countries.

rebound driveway marker

Rebound Driveway Marker

Rebound Driveway Markers invented by Arra David offer an ingenious innovation to solve a long-running problem for consumers. That's when New Hampshire inventor and entrepreneur Arra David noticed the pent-up demand for an affordable driveway marker that solved two major frustrations.

Cargo Caddie

Invented by Lexa Gandolfo, Cargo Caddie is a stowable trunk shelf for SUVs and CUVs. Cargo Caddie instantly doubles usable trunk space. No more overturned groceries or items piled on top of each other. Installs quickly via belts - no tools are required. Stows flat against the seatback when not in use.

Two Minute Turtle

Two Minute Turtle Timer

Two Minute Turtle timer motivates children to brush their teeth, thoroughly, and independently. Invented by Virginia Berman.

Smart Backstop

Invented by Michael Rigoli the Smart Backstop is designed by parents and players with players and parents in mind. Easy to assemble, durable, and it becomes one with your goal. When it’s not in use or the goal needs to be moved, Smart Backstop easily folds away and out of sight behind the goal.

Baby Safety Strap

Baby Safety Strap Lanyard

The Baby Safety Strap Lanyard invented by Michael Hubert helps drivers remember that they have a “BABY IN CAR”. Attached to the highly visible lanyard is metal tab that fits all baby seat buckles. It was recently featured on a Good Morning America Cover Story.

Laroscopic Trainer

Laparoscopic Training Device

Angelo Tortola in conjunction with SAGES (R) and FLS (TM), designed, patented and manufactured the original FLS Laparoscopic Trainer System.


TruRest Mobile Device Stand

The TruRest mobile device stand invented by Chloe Hill and Darryl Yangfeature is highly adjustable and allows you to use electronic displays in the healthier, more comfortable eye-level position

Member Success Stories

EZ Find Bags

David Gallagher's Abricay designs and manufactures products utilizing a new innovation called a fabric tray. This technology is described in US Patent # US9701444. Located just outside Boston in Quincy, Massachusetts USA.

Working Lighter Cufflinks

Working Lighter Cufflinks

Shirley Woo designs and manufactures working gadget jewelry and accessories.