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Solid Solutions are very proud of the strong relationships we have made through our SOLIDWORKS start-up program, supporting hundreds of companies to launch their products and scale up their businesses. Featured below is a selection of companies that have graduated from our start-up program to join our customer network of over 16,000 businesses across the UK and Ireland.
PlasmaTrack develops technology which cleans and resurfaces train tracks, aiming to remove residue from debris and leaves in order to improve braking and handling.

Lunaz Design
Lunaz re-engineer and electrify to further the legacies of the most beautiful cars in the world. Some of its investors include the likes of ex-footballer David Beckham.

Flit Bikes
Flit create beautifully designed e-bikes that are portable, functional and simple to use. Their FLIT-16 e-bike can fold together in 10 seconds and weighs just 14kg, meaning it is easy to lift, roll and store.

Uniphy Beyond Touch™ enables plastic & glass surfaces of any shape to be made smart, resulting in products that are Beautiful, Intuitive, Robust, Safe & Economic

Itero Tech
Itero is an engineering company whose technology converts hard-to-recycle waste plastic back into a chemical feedstock for brand new circular plastics products. Complementing traditional recycling methods, Itero diverts plastics from landfill and incineration, while increasing recycling rates and reducing dependency on crude oil.

Boost Innovation
Boost are the makers of a revolutionary new breast form for women who have had breast cancer, restoring shape with a comfortable and recyclable bra insert.

Flux Aviation
Flux Aviation is on a mission to accelerate the transition of aviation towards sustainable power. We are developing high-performance electric motors and batteries that will make air travel clean, quiet and affordable.

Modbox are on a mission to bridge the gap between easily movable temporary spaces and the quality of permanent buildings.

BeoBia are an edible insect company that design, ship and manufacture 3D printed insect growing pods around the world to allow people to grow a sustainable protein source in their own home.

Electrified Automation
Electrified Automation’s mission is to make electric motor manufacturing more accessible to enable companies globally to realise their electrification ambitions.

SurgEase Medical
SurgEase has leveraged the passion and expertise of its founding surgeons, engineers and scientists to develop a portfolio of hardware and software products.

BIOHM are a research and development company that is using nature to revolutionise construction and create a healthier and more sustainable environment.

Nuncats proposes a solution to the mobility issues facing rural communities by using technology that currently exists. This offers a quick solution, providing real-world benefits to the poorest communities.

FIDO’s mission is to rid the world of leaks to save water. They want to be the go-to choice for water companies by bringing together the various leak detection methods

MagDrive are currently developing a next generation of spacecraft propulsion for small satellites. Their engine’s thrust and efficiency are a ‘generational leap’.

Senergy Innovations
Senergy are focused on innovation to create sustainable value for society by developing and delivering clean and affordable energy products and systems.

Nolii Limited
Nolii design practical and unique technology accessories, from power banks to charging cables to phone cases.

Exphand Prosthetics
ExpHand Prosthetics design and manufacture 3D printed prosthetic arms for children that are affordable, customisable and confidence boosting.

PlayerData Ltd
PlayerData creates products that are perfect for fitness freaks, it combines a base layer garment with sensors and a removable control modules

Muddy Machines
Muddy Machines was story started in 2020 when founders Chris and Florian were looking for ways to bring modern technologies to agriculture.

Emmtech is a female-led start-up developing female-focused technologies in an ongoing mission for equality.

23B Solutions
23B Solutions specialise in the design & manufacture of industrial cleaning and pumping systems for a range of industries across the UK, Ireland and worldwide.

FSD Active
FSD Active are bringing their innovative CALM®FLOOR active mass damper technology to market, for controlling problematic floor vibrations and reducing embodied carbon in new and refurbished buildings.

Fieldwork Robotics
Fieldwork Robotics develops modular, selective,  multi-crop and adaptive robots able to operate in non-controllable agricultural environments alongside humans on non-repetitive tasks. We provide cost saving innovative robotics technologies and in-house software for fruit and vegetable harvesting, data collection and other services.

QUICKBLOCK is a rapid assembly modular building system, made from 100% recycled plastic. We are a Scotland based start-up with an ambitious team who are passionate about sustainability. Our vision is to enable anyone, anywhere to build with QUICKBLOCK.

Super-Sharp is an Earth-imaging company developing unfolding space telescopes to capture high-resolution thermal infrared (TIR) images of the Earth. Our technology allows us to fit a large telescope in a small satellite, making low-cost, high-resolution, and frequent Earth-imaging possible.

Antobot is an award-winning start-up based between the UK and China providing affordable robotics for sustainable agriculture.

Ai Exploration
Ai Exploration is developing novel optical sensing instruments and bespoke data analytics to optimise production operations across the global Energy sector. and of course attached is a stylised render of our sensing probe developed using SOLIDWORKS.

Voltitude are “unlocking the stratosphere”® using both fixed wing and lighter than air systems. These provide meteorological observations from remote areas for very low cost with a small operational footprint. Voltitude have gone from initial concept to delivering service demonstrations with a multi-day balloon system within 12 months.

Xtreme RC specialize in the development of state-of-the-art, high-speed radio-controlled tanks that are engineered for optimal durability and longevity. Our innovative designs cater to both recreational hobbyists and industry professionals seeking efficient and cost-effective solutions.

JET Connectivity
JET Connectivity is providing 5G connectivity and data services, streaming in real time from the ocean to shore and providing safety critical communications to people working offshore.

Before You Apply...
Eligibility Check

To apply for the SOLIDWORKS for Startups programme, double check that you qualify. Successful applications must:

  • Be a new SOLIDWORKS customer.
  • Have been in business for less than 5 years.
  • Be designing and building a physical product with an aim to sell it in the market.
  • Currently make less than £1 million from revenue & funding.

Contact us via the form opposite for a quick assessment of your eligibility.

Unassisted Application

To maximise your chances of being approved with your first application, we recommend completing the application form opposite.

Our experienced team will then assist you and offer support throughout the application process.

However, if you would prefer to take the initial steps alone, then follow the link below to apply directly via the online registration form on the SOLIDWORKS website.

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Frequently Asked Questions
What support is available as part of the SOLIDWORKS for Startups program?

Our Startups are treated with the same respect & service as our commercial clients. The SOLIDWORKS support package includes full access to a wealth of resources made available from us including telephone/email support, online training videos, hardware advice, exclusive events and access to our interactive support blogs.

Who is eligible for the SOLIDWORKS for Startups program?

The SOLIDWORKS for Startups programme is for early to mid-stage hardware startups.

Your company must meet the following acceptance criteria:

  • Designing and building a physical product with an aim to sell it in the market.
  • Less than £1M in revenue
  • Not more than 5 years old

The programme is not open to current SOLIDWORKS customers, service providers, engineering/design firms, consultants and contract manufacturers.

Each application is carefully evaluated prior to approval.

How much does the SOLIDWORKS for Startups programme cost?

The SOLIDWORKS for Startups programme gives eligible companies complimentary 12 months access to industry leading product development tools. There is no commitment after the initial term.

What happens at the end of the program?

At the end of the program, you will be eligible for preferential pricing on software licences on both perpetual and rental offers.

All your data will remain confidential, and you will be able to export your files if you do not wish to continue access.

How can I collaborate with my colleagues/suppliers?

Once we have received your application to the programme, our team will discuss your requirements within the team and issue the correct number of software licences.

It’s now easier than ever to collaborate with anyone with the new Share and Markup capabilities in the cloud-connected roles, 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS and Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS.

Sounds great, what is the catch?

There is no catch, we want to form trusted long-term partnerships with disruptive high growth companies.

By accessing industry standard software tools, with local support by Solid Solutions (a leading Dassault Systèmes partner), you can be confident you are choosing premium software tools for your business.


Please fill in the form below to enquire about SOLIDWORKS for Startups today and one of our consultants will be in touch to assist you with your application.

This is our recommended application route for joining the SOLIDWORKS for Startups programme.

Alternatively, give us a call on 01926 333777 and we can answer any questions you might have about the application process, advise you on your chances of success, and offer further guidance.

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