1. SOLIDWORKS
  2. Community

Professional Empowerment

THE MAKER AND FAB LAB COMMUNITY

Maker spaces and Fab Labs are the lifeblood of the maker movement. These are communities that foster creativity and ingenuity, manifesting in intricate, unique designs.

SOLIDWORKS embraces maker spaces and Fab Labs that are part of the Fab Foundation network, with SOLIDWORKS serving as its founding CAD partner. Learn new ways to create and find community/ mentorship – all while using SOLIDWORKS to bring concepts to life!

Youth Development

PUTTING STEM EDUCATION FIRST

FIRST Robotics allows teams of high school students and mentors the opportunity to work and create together to solve problems, all while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

SOLIDWORKS is the modeling solutions partner for FIRST, providing engineering and documentation tools like SOLIDWORKS Premium and SOLIDWORKS Composer. Our software assists in the creation of the Game Manual, Field Drawings, and Field Assembly Instructions for FIRST Robotics Competitions (FRC) and FIRST Tech Challenges (FTC).