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SOLIDWORKS DAY’17 is the event in Tunisia with 24 hours filled with technical training, SOLIDWORKS certification, SOLIDWORKS design competitions, and networking. This is the second year of the SOLIDWORKS DAY initiative. held in ENIT, Tunisia on April 8 & 9, 2017.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 days ago
INEGI, aka Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, is one of the most prestigious engineering institutes in Portugal, with 30 years of experience in bringing forth new technologies in the field of research and development. It positions technological innovation right at the interface between industries and universities. INEGI promotes research, technology-based innovations, and transfer of technology oriented towards the industrial sector.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
12 days ago
Erin Winick, Founder and CEO of Sci Chic, talked to SOLIDWORKS about her startup business, where she creates and sells 3D printed science and engineering inspired jewelry made of plastics and/or metals. Erin will be graduating this December from the University of Florida with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. She has had 4 internships, namely – Bracken Engineering, Solar Turbines, John Deere and Keysight Technologies. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Erin always enjoyed fashion and science.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 months ago
Michael Mojica and Joe Brown are outdoor enthusiasts, dedicated to their families, and SOLIDWORKS customers. So when they created a new company, Outdoor Element, Mike applied for the SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur program. The result is their innovative product, The Firebiner. The Firebiner provides the “spark” when you need it most.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
Makers from over 60 countries come to Shenzhen Fab12 this week to celebrate Fab Labs and explore the future of Fabrication at the 12th Fab Lab Conference and Symposium. Shenzhen outside Sheraton
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
8 months ago
Marty by Robotical is a little walking robot designed to be an easy to use and friendly introduction to the world of robotics, as well as a great platform for makers and educators. WiFi enabled, programmable in commonly used languages including Scratch and Python, and even can be customized with 3D printed parts. Marty provides an engaging way to get into engineering and programming.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
8 months ago
With beautiful summer days ahead, it gives me great pleasure to introduce our newest SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur, Pakayak. Pakayak is a patented high-performance sectional 14-foot sea/touring kayak made of hard plastic just like a traditional kayak so it paddles just the same. It is easy to assemble & disassemble. It is easy to transport by one person.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
Think Like a Girl: Engineering Kits is a subscription service of packages for young girls, ages 6 to 12+, that teach about engineering topics and industries through activities that are marketed towards girls’ interests and taught using proven methods in which girls learn best. The three co-founders, who are mechanical engineering students from South Jersey, launched their Kickstarter last week. Think Like a Girl CEO and Co-Founder, Gabrielle Rochino, never knew any female engineers until she
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
10 months ago
FAB LAB Rwanda opens this week providing a shared space for education, community, and entrepreneurship. As the first FAB LAB in central Africa, this new initiative is part of our commitment to the designers and makers in Rwanda. The FAB LAB concept was started by Neil Gershenfeld, Director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA).
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
11 months ago
The Tiny Tower is the World’s Smartest Portable Laptop Stand created by The Big Tiny Co in Sydney, Australia. Last week, The Tiny Tower was launched on Kickstarter. Six months ago co-founders, Matt Cramsie and Anhtai Anhtuan took their passion for design to solve a problem.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
11 months ago
For Nick Broadbent, Bristol, UK, “a journey is more than getting to your destination, it’s about enjoying the ride” Tailfin is a rack that complements your bike – brilliantly. Nick and team re-designed and re-engineered the bike rack and pannier, which has remained unchanged for nearly half a century, to a modern, light, and simple design.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Can your Senior Design Project change the world? Engineering seniors throughout the US and Canada know this time of year. Graduation is just around the corner, but first students have to complete the Senior Design Project, Capstone Project or Master Qualifying Project. No matter what you call it, we know there are engineering students that have great ideas to make great design happen.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
One of the best parts about going to SOLIDWORKS WORLD is catching up with friends you meet once a year – every year at SOLIDWORKS WORLD. There will be new faces this year on stage, in breakout sessions, and at the Partner Pavilion. Educators and researchers from all over the world are joining this event. If you cannot come, you can still attend the live streaming of the event by registering http://sww16.wavecast.io/
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
The University of Stuttgart, DSI and NASA uses the SOLIDWORKS Research Edition to design the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) to research the development of young stars and planetary systems and the Milky Way. For 20 years, SOLIDWORKS recognizes that the research of today quickly becomes the commercial technology of tomorrow.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Manchester, UK, a city known for the Industrial Revolution, now is home to one of the largest revitalization areas of engineering design technology. FABLAB Manchester UK is a great example of how the Fab Foundation is bringing together .org through community, .edu through education, and .com through entrepreneurship. FABLAB Manchester & Ellesmere PortUK Manager, Dr David Armson shared his vision during last month’s visit.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
As a mechanical engineer you take an engineering mechanics statics class and learn about simply supported beams and the “truss”. The truss becomes the strength behind many products including start-up Trusst Lingerie. I got to interview entrepreneurial founders Sophia and Laura about their new business and products.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
This week it’s all about FAB11, the digital fabrication conference that welcomes 500 FAB LABS to share their history, ideas and dreams, teaching the world that they can make almost anything. Directors of Fab Labs share their stories of community, education and entrepreneurship. SOLIDWORKS is the founding CAD partner of the Fab Foundation and is helping out at the event.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
The SOLIDWORKS Community team announces the SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs Program to launch the design of your dreams. SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs Program partners with innovative designers, incubators, accelerators, and maker spaces who are just starting out. SOLIDWORKS software helps to bring designs to reality.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago