SOLIDWORKS Research Edition
The SOLIDWORKS Research Edition gives researchers the latest in SOLIDWORKS design and science engineering technology, while connecting them with other users around the world.
No watermarks, no light versions, no delayed release cycle, no commercial pricing—all the power you need to succeed. If your research involves developing Intellectual Property (IP), patents, or publishing the results of your projects, the SOLIDWORKS® Research Edition is the perfect tool for the job.
A qualified research institution is a college, university, research laboratory, teaching hospital, non-profit or consortium. Qualified Research Institutions do not include for-profit companies, for-profit research centers, technology incubators, accelerators, non-profit learning centers, museums, public libraries, outreach programs, Fab Labs, maker spaces, hacker spaces or hobby centers.
The SOLIDWORKS Education Edition is ONLY for classroom or laboratory instruction of Qualified Students, or instruction and preparation of courses by Qualified Instructor and cannot be used for Research purposes. Educational Purposes do not include Research Purposes, Commercial Purposes, or Curriculum Development by commercial curriculum developers.
No, you do not. A Research License can never be used for Commercial Purposes.
No, you cannot take a license with you. The Research License is purchased through your university and therefore it is the university’s license. Furthermore, the Research License shall be installed/managed only on computers owned or leased by the Qualified Researcher or Qualified Research Institution.
No, you do not. A Research License can never be used for Training Purposes provided to the public even if it is done on campus. You can train students, but not the general public.
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