For start-ups

For start-ups

Are you ready to take the next step in your start-up? We ensure you the best tools and world-class support – at no cost. All you need to do is focus on bringing your ideas to life.

Get your business started

Do you know the frustration of having a fantastic idea but missing the tools and knowledge to execute it on a large scale?

We have the solution for you. The 3DEXPERIENCE Works for start-up program enables you to create and scale your products without limitations. With software, training, and co-marketing resources to early-stage companies your ideas can turn into profitable businesses.

Efficient collaboration and data storage in one accessible platform
With 3DEXPERIENCE you will have seamless collaboration directly on the platform – no hassle with exchanging files and generating documentation for external partners. All CAD data storage is in one central location, accessible from all devices increasing efficiency. 

On top of everything, we provide you with all our resources to guarantee your start-up a successful journey – including our praised team of technical experts and local support. We can help you in seven countries and nine languages.

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Innovative start-ups who have joined the program

The perfect solution to kickstart your start-up 🚀

  • 12-months free access to 3DEXPERIENCE Works*
  • MySolidWorks online trainings
  • Co-marketing opportunities
  • Access to design guidance from SOLIDWORKS specialists and engineers
  • Technical support
  • Discounts on licenses after the first year

*includes SOLIDWORKS for CAD, simulation, visualization, 3DEXPERIENCE and more

“I would definitely recommend it to others. Especially since you can use the programs for a whole year for free. Then you really have a chance to get started without incurring large costs in the beginning.”

Ola Svensson, CEO and founder of OMotion

Eligibility for the program

Make sure your company meets the following criteria before applying to be part of the 3DEXPERIENCE Works start-ups program:

  • Have less than $1M in funding and less than $1M in aggregate lifetime revenue
  • A physical product that can be designed in CAD: no service companies or consultants
  • The company must be less than three years old
  • Currently not a SOLIDWORKS customer

Other terms and conditions may apply by SOLIDWORKS

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Design and technology products included

31 000+

Customers worldwide in education and research


Engineering universities use SOLIDWORKS


Academic certifications during education

Why us

Achieve impressive results and bring your products to market faster with our expertise and technologies.

Get in touch

We understand investing in the future is a huge decision. We are happy to have a conversation with you about your goals and how we can help you reach them. Please contact us today, and we’ll guide you every step of the way towards success.