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Solid Edge + Xcelerator Start-up Programmes

The Solid Edge for Startups program provides eligible startups with free access to a complete solution for product development, including CAD, CAM and CAE software. Plus, with our Xcelerator programme you can get access to the tools you need at heavy start-up discounts.

Solid Edge For Startups Programme


Getting a startup off the ground is no easy endeavor.  New businesses need access to the best tools and technologies to bring their ideas to market quickly, but they often lack the means to acquire the professional resources they need.


The Solid Edge for Startups program makes it very easy for new businesses – whether they are designing products or performing engineering services – to access premium software and resources, including online training and community support.

If you’re an early-stage startup in business for less than three years, you can now apply to get Solid Edge for free – with no application fee!

Is Solid Edge for you?

Solid Edge is an easy-to-learn, easy-to-use software that addresses all aspects of the product development process – design and rendering, simulation, electrical design, manufacturing, data management, and more. You'll get access to learning resources, a fantastic community, and unique technology that allows you to design the way you want.

Get started!

The Solid Edge for Startups program doesn’t require an application fee and includes:

  • One year of Solid Edge software

  • Access to Solid Edge training resources

  • Guidance from a community of product experts

  • Best practices resources including eBooks, white papers, videos, and more

  • Co-marketing opportunities

Success starts with Solid Edge

Watch how startups like Wingcopter, Kraftblock, Rurok Industries, Radiobrothers, or Hero Labs are realising their dreams using the best tools and the most advanced tehcnologies to build inspiring products and services.

Find out more about how Solid Edge can help your start up and get started for free.


What’s included in the Solid Edge for Startups program?

With Solid Edge, you get a full portfolio of solutions to meet your business needs. Solid Edge offers rich design solutions, as well as simulation, manufacturing, and data management solutions that scale to meet your business needs.


Get access to one year of free software, technical support from a dedicated Solution Partner, marketing cobranding opportunities, and rich product features.

Xcelerator for Startups

Are you looking for more than just Solid Edge for your Startup? 


The Siemens Xcelerator startup program offers a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software and services with huge start-up discounts. Whether you are in product design, system simulation, operations, IoT, lifecycle analytics, or in search of development tool kits, we have a software solution for you.

Are You Eligible for a Start-up Programme?

Eligibility is simple:

  • Open to design firms and product manufacturers

  • Open to legal entities in business for three years or less

  • Less than $1 million USD in funding

  • Less than $1 million USD in annual revenue


Apply today to get your business off the ground with professional product development software. We will reach out to you and chat through all of the options available to you.

Apply now, and a representative will be in touch with you shortly.​

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