Dassault Systèmes to foster 3D technology skills and knowledge in India

Soma Tah
New Update

NEW DELHI, INDIA: After Europe and the USA, Dassault Systèmes is now set to extend its global initiative to transform education and research, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes in India. This will foster greater knowledge in the 3D content, technology and simulation applications.


The foundation will provide grants, digital content and skillsets in virtual technologies to qualified non-commercial, non-profit projects proposed by schools, universities, engineering/science colleges, researchers, museums and other foundations located in India.

“Today, it seems obvious and relevant to extend our action to India, because of its large percentage of young population, out of which 1.5 million engineers graduate every year. La Fondation Dassault Systèmes in India will support projects to enhance their skills, the applicability of their knowledge to the future of the industry,” said Thibault de Tersant, President, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes.

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes announced two projects they are supporting to initiate its operations in India:


- The formation of ‘Innovation Hub’ at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Muktangan Exploratory Science Centre in Pune. The Innovation Hub will provide a platform for school students to foster innovation and creativity, problem-solving approach and project-based learning.

- The design and development of ‘Solar Powered Passenger Vehicle and Charging station’, a project undertaken by Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust’s Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering in Pune. This is a research project for Green Energy imitative and exposing engineering students on the mobility of future.

Sudarshan Mogasale, CEO of Dassault Systèmes R&D centre (3DPLM) in India and Chairman of La Fondation in India, said, “Dassault Systèmes Foundation India, will launch its full-fledged operations in the next quarter and will call for non-commercial projects in education and research domains.”