Siemens PLM announced that they will be furnishing Solid Edge free to New Start-Up Companies. This surprise was delivered last week during the General Assembly of Solid Edge University 2016, held in Indianapolis. The company said that they want to help empower new companies, and make design software part of the solution, not the problem.

If you are a new start-up, or are considering a new design or manufacturing endeavor, this great opportunity is for you. Siemens PLM intends to furnish one seat of Solid Edge Premium per engineer at the company. The license will be for a term of one year. The program includes training and co-marketing opportunities (more details to follow when available).

Who is eligible for Solid Edge Free to New Start-Ups?

The criteria for being considered for the program are quite simple, and are as follows:

  • The company must be a legally registered company, less than 3 years old.
  • The company must have less than 1 million U.S. dollars of funding
  • The Company must have less than 10 million U.S. dollars in annual revenue
  • The Company must be formed for the purpose of design and/or manufacturing

Application Process

The process is simple, and there is no fee. Fill out this Solid Edge Free for Start-ups online application. Once completed, the company will contact you with more information.