Lund, 13 October 2010
Autodesk sponsors 25 finalists of the Nordic Cleantech Open with software at a value of up to 120.000 Euro each
Nordic Cleantech Open is proud to announce that Autodesk, a leading provider of 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, will be sponsoring the finalists in a grand manner.
The top 25 entrants to the competition will all be accepted in the Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program. In this programme Autodesk is supplying up-and-coming cleantech companies with the tools and technologies they need to visualise their ideas, design, engineer, and successfully bring their clean technologies to market. Participants can choose from a collection of Autodesk’s professional-level software applications including up to five licences each of:
- AutoCAD Inventor Professional - the mechanical design software takes engineers beyond 3D to Digital Prototyping by enabling them to design, visualize, and simulate products before they are ever built.
- Autodesk Revit Architecture - the building design software helps architects and designers capture and analyze early concepts, and then better maintain designs through documentation and construction.
- Other software includes Autodesk Showcase, Autodesk Vault Professional, Autodesk Alias Design, Autodesk Algor Simulation, Autodesk Inventor Publisher
Each company is eligible to receive software licences valued at up to 120.000 €. With these powerful tools the finalists will be able to develop digital prototypes of their ideas, for quicker innovation and more predictability in product development.
For more information about the Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program visit www.autodesk.co.uk/cleantech.
About the Nordic Cleantech Open:
The Nordic Cleantech Open is a business competition, aiming to identify, upgrade and display the top 25 early stage cleantech companies in the Nordic region each year.
Nordic Cleantech Open is organised by Cleantech Scandinavia, Venture Cup Denmark and Innovit Iceland and was founded in partnership with Nordic Innovation Centre, Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, Cleantech Finland, Erhvervs- og Byggestyrelsen Denmark, Finnish Cleantech Cluster, Swentec, Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, University of Iceland, Venture Cup Sweden, Statkraft, Investinor, Innovation Norway, Iceland Innovation Center.
For more information visit www.nordiccleantechopen.com or contact:
AutoCAD Inventor Professional, Autodesk Algor Simulation, Autodesk Alias Design, Autodesk Inventor Publisher, Autodesk Revit Architecture, Autodesk Showcase, Autodesk Vault Professional are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc.and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.
Cleantech Scandinavia is a membership network of investors and affiliated cleantech professionals designed to provide cleantech knowledge, contacts and investment opportunities; be a coordinating voice to promote the Nordic cleantech sector, and drive cleantech innovation and growth in the Nordic countries. Cleantech Scandinavia offers its members a series of networking and pitching events, business intelligence research and reports including Nordic cleantech deal flow statistics, and holds a database of investment opportunities in the region.