SOLIDWORKS and Rwanda: the Journey Continues

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In the mid 2000’s SOLIDWORKS began working closely with the Ministry of Education in Rwanda and entered into an agreement in which it began supporting the technical secondary schools and colleges in the country. SOLIDWORKS 3D printing Rwanda

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SOLIDWORKS in Rwanda: Are We Making a Difference?

The Solidworks Blog

When I first went to Rwanda in October of 2014, I really didn’t know what to expect. I started spending all of my free time learning SOLIDWORKS and electronic device design, and because of my hard work, I graduated third in all of Rwanda for students studying electronics.”.

Central Africa’s First Fab Lab Opens in Rwanda

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In May 2016, the Kigali Digital Fabrication Laboratory opened its doors in Kigali, Rwanda. The post Central Africa’s First Fab Lab Opens in Rwanda appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog. SOLIDWORKS Fab Lab Rwanda

GCU Students Trying Not to 3D Print Prosthetics for Amputees in Rwanda

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3D Design 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed bandage 3d printed prosthetics amputees bandages gcu grand canyon university hydrocolloidal bandage limb loss prosthetics research and design program Rwanda student researchIt sounds cruel, but actually it’s one of the best things this group of young researchers can be doing. The use of 3D printers to make prosthetics is widely known, from large-scale projects. View the entire article via our website.

Why are 3D printed prosthesis in demand? GCU outreach introduces regenerative bandages

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Medical & Dental amputees bandages Ben Encinas dressings Gabriela Calhoun GCU Grand Canyon University hydrocolloid bandages hydrocolloid dressings prosthesis Rwanda wound care3D printed prosthesis are increasingly common in medicine, with several non-profit and startup companies, such as E-Nable and Victoria Hand, started in support of the technology. Often much of the outreach from these projects takes place in countries with inaccessible healthcare.

Just Press Play: Our Favorite Videos from 2016

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS and Rwanda: the Journey Continues. SOLIDWORKS has been active in bringing technology to Rwanda since the mid-2000s. From demos and tutorials to goofs and customer testimonials, we love creating videos showcasing SOLIDWORKS and its amazing user community.

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Here's What's Happening in the SOLIDWORKS User Group Network

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A First in Rwanda. SOLIDWORKS has been supporting several initiatives in Rwanda since the mid 2000’s, most recently supporting 3D Printing and the FabLab in Kigali.

International Drone Film Festival Accepting Submissions

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Last year, the Drones for Good category was won by a film called Zipline in Rwanda: Zipline provides drone delivery of medical supplies in Africa. FRiFF is hosting their third annual film festival in San Francisco.

SOLIDWORKS World 2018 General Session Recap: Day Two

The Solidworks Blog

If you’ve been following the Fab Lab efforts at SOLIDWORKS, you may know that the company has recently helped launch Fab Lab locations in Bhutan and Rwanda. Before diving into an amazing day two, let’s briefly revisit day one’s proceedings, specifically its focus on the user community.

Are Women Being Pushed Out of STEM Jobs?

The Solidworks Blog

about her visit with the recent graduates of Nyanza Technical High School in Rwanda. We’re all aware that women are way outnumbered in the tech industry.

The 3DExperience Lab: How Interns Are Becoming the Experts

The Solidworks Blog

Which manufacturing technique is stronger, [which one is] easier to assemble, [which one] requires fewer pieces, [which one is] easier for someone to make, say, in the Fab Lab in Rwanda?”

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SOLIDWORKS World 2018 General Session Recap: Day Two

The Solidworks Blog

If you’ve been following the Fab Lab efforts at SOLIDWORKS, you may know that the company has recently helped launch Fab Lab locations in Bhutan and Rwanda. Before diving into an amazing day two, let’s briefly revisit day one’s proceedings, specifically its focus on the user community.

Q&A: CEO Gian Paolo Bassi and Former CEO Bertrand Sicot

The Solidworks Blog

My visit to Rwanda and seeing in-person what SOLIDWORKS is doing for that country will stay with me forever. New SOLIDWORKS CEO, Gian Paolo Bassi.

Sued & Sacked: Has The 3D Printing IP Storm Begun?

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Sued & Sacked: Has The 3D Printing IP Storm Begun? Respecting Intellectual Property (IP), whether traditional, Creative Commons, open source or otherwise, is important. For one thing, people who create often make little money.

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