Prototyping tools

SOLIDWORKS® Entrepreneur Program

For early-stage hardware startups that meet the eligibility criteria, the SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs program offers software, training, and co-marketing resources at no cost to help you succeed.

The SOLIDWORKS® for Entrepreneur Program provides new start-up companies with the following benefits:

- 12-month licenses of SOLIDWORKS products for CAD, simulation, visualization, and more
- MySolidWorks online training
- Co-marketing opportunities such as speaking at SOLIDWORKS events and promotion in SOLIDWORKS campaigns and social communities
- Design guidance from SOLIDWORKS engineers and technical managers
- Hundreds of white papers, videos, and feature articles with tips and tricks on taking your product to the next level

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Innovate Design

Dedicated to helping UK inventors.
Patent Protection - Product Development - Prototype.
Turning your ideas into reality is easier than you think.

Innovate can review your idea and suggest the best way to proceed, free of charge. They don't take a percentage of future profits from the success of your idea and you retain all intellectual property rights relating to the idea.

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Create fully-interactive high-fidelity prototypes in minutes that look and work exactly like your app should.

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Our Advice

Creating a prototype can help make your idea come alive. It doesn’t need to be perfect to start with – by creating a rough prototype it will make explaining your concept easier and help you progress your idea development.

Here are some tools which may help.