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MakerHealth is changing the way the world thinks of makerspaces. Dedicated to amplifying the creativity of health makers, MakerHealth uses tools, a mindset, and an engaged community to build the health making capabilities of healthcare professionals and institutions. Everyone is encouraged to create healthcare technology to improve their medical care giving. MakerHealth has brought makerspaces to hospitals with their suite of products, including a MakerHealth Space equipment and tool package.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 days ago
Young designers use SOLIDWORKS to innovate and invent. The Technical Innovation and Invention Olympics is a countrywide contest for high school students in Poland. Thanks to the competition, future engineers can present their knowledge, skills, and also win an entry into a chosen University. Maciej Krzywicki, a student from Electrical, Electronics, and Mechanical High School in Bielsko-Biała, Poland, is one of the Olympics laureate’s with his project, “Mobile Furnace for Steel Heat Treatment”,
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
16 days ago
Over a billion people worldwide suffer from poor vision because they do not have the eyeglasses they need. While there are affordable eyeglasses that can be bought for less than $4, there are not enough eye care professionals to prescribe eyeglasses. PlenOptika created QuickSee to increase the throughput of optometrists, allowing them to prescribe more eyeglasses and make more money. QuickSee is an innovative, handheld auto-refractor that provides highly accurate measurements at the push of a
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
17 days ago
Born from over a year of dedicated research and personal experiences, Joulez empowers tween girls to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Joulez incorporates four key elements into its approach: identity, vocabulary, skills and tribe. They believe that each of these four areas must be addressed to engage girls in STEM over the long term. Founder and CEO of Joulez, Stephanie Rowe, has spent her whole career in STEM surrounded by mostly male coworkers.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
24 days ago
Here at SOLIDWORKS, we understand the impact we have on different companies, industries and people who use our software to further develop their own products. While we partner with many big corporations, we also attempt to have an impact on the community by offering out licenses to entrepreneurs, startups, and even student competitions, like FIRST Robotics. FIRST Robotics is a year-round operation with a mission to motivate young students to be science and technology innovators. They do this by
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
30 days ago
SkyX takes data acquisition to the next level with its SkyOne drone. SkyOne uses a long-range aerial solution for infrastructure monitoring. This could include anything from oil and gas pipelines to hydroelectric lines or even railroads. SkyOne’s VTOL ability means it can take off and land from virtually any location without a runway, pneumatic launcher, net, or other infrastructure.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
WiBotic has commercialized technology developed at The University of Washington to deliver wireless power and battery intelligence solutions for autonomous robots. These fully autonomous robots are able to navigate and “think” for themselves; but, there is a problem. Their batteries do not last very long and recharging stations with physical contacts wear out over time.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
Winners of the NASA Centennial Challenges 3D Printed Habitat Competition, SEArch+ (Space Exploration Architecture) is a group dedicated to developing human-supporting concepts for space exploration. The design of their winning submission, Mars Ice House, was inspired by NASA’s “follow the water” into a magnificent 3D- Printed Habitat made of water-ice. The vertical multi-level dwelling for four is situated at the center of double-printed ice shells against an outermost layer of transparent EFTE,
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
4 months 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. It currently
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 months ago
This year’s SAE AERO Design West competition took place in the heart of the USA, nestled right in Fort Worth Texas. Students from all around the world and from different walks of life, filled the hotel lobby with propellers, DC motors, and aerodynamic fuselages, as they marched their planes in and out of the judges’ arena. Day 1 of the event was all about technical qualifications. A warm Texas morning welcomed the teams to the Thunderbird Field that hosted the Day 2’s agenda: Flight.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 months ago
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2017 is here! Shared by SOLIDWORKS mentor, Earl Hasz January 7, 2017 marked the kickoff of the exciting design and build competition season. SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SOLIDWORKS will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
img_0364 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
9 months ago
Introducing Unical Reparto Corse, a team of 30 highly motivated engineers from the University of Calabria (South of Italy). img-20160716-wa0028 The team has been participating at the Formula SAE competitions since the year 2006. During this time, they realized 5 cars. Limited budget did not keep this group from constantly innovating and creating. Most parts of their cars are created in their laboratories. engine frame This year, at the Italian round of Formula SAE in Varano de Melegari, the team
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
11 months ago
SOLIDWORKS Education back to school MIT 2016 Millions of students and educators have gone back to school! We put together helpful videos to describe what’s new in the SOLIDWORKS EDUCATION Edition Academic Year 2016-2017. If you are teaching SOLIDWORKS – take a look. We have expanded the SOLIDWORKS academic certification program to provide you the final exams for your students that promotes life-long learning and job-ready skills in design, finite element analysis, sustainability, engineering
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
Think Like A Girl 1 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
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
A MySolidWorks for Students Guide: Part 4 Welcome back! Alright, you know a few things about using SOLIDWORKS and now you’re thinking about becoming a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) so you can increase your chances of getting a job, but you could use some guidance. I’ll start off by talking about the exam itself. The CSWA has two segments, each an hour and a half long.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
A MySolidWorks for Students Guide: Part 3 Greetings! Before reading this article, please make sure you have at least a Student-level MySolidWorks account. If you don’t, please read my previous article explaining how to make one. Alright!
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
A MySolidWorks for Students Guide: Part 2 Welcome back, everyone! In my previous post I talked to you about what MySolidWorks for Students is. Today I will walk you through how to make your own account so you can start exploring today! The first thing you must do is go to the MySolidWorks website.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
TT_CafeRearDetail 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. If you work with a laptop, you already know the pressure on your neck can be 60lbs (27kg), causing pain and headaches.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago