Dear Fab Labs,

Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation is a partner of Fab Labs and Fab Academy, providing SolidWorks software through sponsorship of labs in MIT’s global Fab Lab network. Only fab labs registered and listed on the official fab lab list ( will be able to take advantage of this offer.

By applying for sponsorship, you agree to support SolidWorks community efforts for Fab Labs around the world by working with us as we develop case studies, social media stories, images, press releases, and user group presentations.

  • Fab Labs will receive 1 commercial license of SolidWorks Premium Software
  • Fab Academy sites will receive 1 – 10 seat network license of SolidWorks Education Edition software for teaching/training. Please apply for sponsorship. Once you have applied for sponsorship, instructions for downloading software will be sent by email. Please allow two weeks for delivery.

To apply please go to this link:



Fab Lab Hub has secured a discount on new eco-friendly 3D Printing PLA and ABS filament from 3D PrintLife for any Fab Lab in the Network. Fabbers from the network have tested the new filament and given it a performance thumbs-up after testing.  Go to the 3D PrintLife Fab Lab Hub page for details on the material and ordering instructions.