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  • Vortex Studio Academic

    Vortex Studio Academic

    Simulation-based design, testing, optimization, and data collection for students and researchers.
Virtual Prototyping

Vortex Studio: Academic Access Program

CM Labs has been working with leading educational institutions for over 20 years and as such, we recognize the importance of academic partners in the Vortex Studio ecosystem.

Through the Vortex Studio Academic program, we provide broad access to our professional tools and physics-based dynamics engine to students and researchers at educational institutions around the world.

Discover program benefits & requirements

Program Benefits

Offered at no-cost to verified academic users*, Vortex Studio Academic is an advantageous tool for those engaged in non-commercial research projects. Vortex Studio Academic provides all the tools you need to turn static 3D models into interactive prototypes, and deploy them within fully functional virtual testing environments.
  • Full access to the Vortex Studio editor, with simulation and visualization capabilities
  • Access to community forum and product documentation
  • Renewable annual subscription
*Quantity and location restrictions may apply.

Academic Access Criteria

Vortex Studio Academic is available to students & researchers at chartered institutions that meet the following criteria:

  • The institution’s primary purpose is student education for the award of a degree or certification
  • Vortex Studio will be used directly for educational or research purposes within the institution’s facilities
  • Products powered by Vortex Studio may not be used for commercial purposes
  • Program applicants must clearly explain their proposed use of Vortex Studio and note any targeted publications

Program Requirements

Vortex Studio Academic users must agree to the following conditions as part of the approval process:

  • Complete a program application, describing research work and planned use of Vortex Studio
  • Recognize CM Labs and Vortex Studio in any produced work (publications, conference presentations)
  • Agree for their work and institution to be featured in marketing materials produced by CM Labs, such as a client story or Vortex Studio Academic program materials

Discover our Network of Academic Partners

McGill University, Canada

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

NTNU, Norway

Request Vortex Studio Academic

To obtain your Vortex Studio Academic licence, please forward your request through the form on this page.

A CM Labs representative will be in touch shortly with more details.