Dassault Systèmes strengthens focus on Start-ups and SMEs with 3DEXPERIENCE on WHEELS

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PUNE, May 09, 2018 — After the overwhelming response in 2017, Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, today flagged off the 3DEXPERIENCE on WHEELS 2018 campaign in Pune. The3DEXPERIENCE on WHEELS is a nationwide campaign aimed at connecting with small and medium enterprises and industrial hubs in tier II cities showcasing the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. The3DEXPERIENCE platform is a business experience platform available on premise and on cloud to enable customers to create delightful experiences for consumers. The3DEXPERIENCE platform offers end-to-end engineering, manufacturing and business capabilities to enable SMEs generate efficiency, cost effectiveness and reductions in accumulated waste by harnessing the data essential to the operation of their enterprise. Dassault Systèmes also announced a cloud offering of Electro Mobility Accelerator to accelerate product and ecosystem development process in electric vehicle start-ups.

At the flag off ceremony, Samson Khaou, Managing Director, Dassault Systèmes India said, “The start-up and SME sector is a goldmine for growth in India. We are committed to collaborating with start-ups and SMEs at every step to boost innovation and sustainable product development. Cloud is a great enabler in this process and with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform we will continue to create opportunities for entrepreneurs to build better products and catalyse innovation in manufacturing. We plan to work closely with the Governments’ mission of sustainable innovation in electric vehicles.”

3DEXPERIENCE on WHEELS 2018 is a mobile lounge mounted on a bus that will travel to 23 cities across 16 states in India in over six months and connect directly to over 250 companies. Starting from Pune, the campaign will cover Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. It is equipped with demonstrations of the latest in manufacturing technologies viz-3DEXPERIENCE platform, CATIA on Cloud, Social and Collaboration Services, PLM Collaboration Services, Additive Manufacturing etc. He also added, “With3DEXPERIENCE on WHEELS we take a step forward in our strategy to create new reach and new markets for the adoption of the3DEXPERIENCE platform.”

The 3DEXPERIENCE on WHEELS was flagged off from Pune as the city over the last decade has emerged as a leading IT destination and logistics hub for the auto, design and white goods industries, amongst others. Also with the highest number of small, micro and medium enterprises & large-scale units in the area, the city showcases its might in the engineering and the R&D sector. Commenting at the flag off, Samson further added, “We have a strong presence in Pune and with our continued focus on the automotive industry we will showcase demonstrations on manufacturing and shop floor processes like product engineering, electronic and electrical engineering, mold and tooling engineering, process planning, fabrication and machining etc.”