Education and research industry

Providing universities and research institutes with digital technologies to put theory into practice and solve real-world challenges with confidence.

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Igniting future innovation through education

Enabling education and research institutes to inspire new generations.

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Hexagon is enabling education and research institutes to access the technology they need to educate and inspire future generations. By providing state-of-the-art technology to curious young minds, we are investing in tomorrow's innovators to ensure business, industry and humanity continue to sustainably thrive.

Explore capabilities

  • Manufacturing
  • Autonomous mobility
  • Cities and nations
  • Defence
  • Infrastructure
  • Mines
Hexagon is empowering educators and democratising technology to safeguard the future of manufacturing. Our smart manufacturing solutions, including CAE and CAD CAM software, metrology and automation systems, are teaching the next generation and aiding research in colleges and universities worldwide.

Design and engineering phase

With Hexagon’s innovations in manufacturing technology, users can digitally simulate and optimise product design and engineering to ensure component manufacturability, production productivity and output quality.

Production phase

Maintain a digital thread through production, optimise machine tools, measure environmental variances and prevent downtime with predictive data analyses.

Inspection phase

Automate and digitalise quality measurement with our world-leading metrology hardware and software, creating a bridge between the real and digital worlds.

Digital transformation

Deploy Hexagon’s sensor software systems to transform siloed and disconnected processes into an integrated, data-driven manufacturing ecosystem that captures and creates value across the product lifecycle, enabling new business models and automating workflows to become increasingly autonomous, efficient and sustainable.

Autonomous mobility
Hexagon’s autonomous mobility solutions enable universities and educational institutes to accelerate autonomous mobility research worldwide. Learn how Hexagon is shaping the future of safe and sustainable autonomous positioning systems.

Deployment solutions

Deploying autonomous solutions that enable customers to quickly scale from prototype R&D and testing phases to full production in a variety of emerging and fast-paced market segments.

Cities and nations
Hexagon provides educational and research institutions with geospatial software to better understand and solve some of the biggest challenges facing cities and nations.

Industrial and commercial resiliency

Forge safer industrial and commercial facilities with scalable surveillance, security and incident management capabilities.

Mapping solutions

Leverage location intelligence with solutions that capture, visualise, analyse and derive insights from location data to address a variety of urban and national challenges.

Public administration solutions

Easily share data for census, cadastral management, public works and interagency situational awareness with cloud-based applications and collaborative solutions.

Hexagon provides educational and research institutions with geospatial software to prepare tomorrow’s defence mapping, GEOINT and national security professionals.

APNT (Assured positioning, navigation and timing)

Ensure resilient and robust positioning, navigation and timing through anti-jamming and anti-spoofing technologies critical to prevail in contested environments.

C4ISR solutions

Deploy high-performance visualisation and analysis applications for C4ISR across air, land, sea and joint battlefield operations and command centre strategies.

As the infrastructure ecosystem becomes more and more reliant on digital resources, Hexagon seeks to prepare future industry professionals by providing educational and research institutions with innovative software and technology solutions.

Construct phase

Maintain a data-driven approach to orchestrate the entire construction phase, creating a 3D model of productivity and efficiency — with higher quality, fewer reworks and less waste — while layering 4D cost and 5D BIM scheduling data throughout the project.

The mining ecosystem is in the midst of a digital transformation. Hexagon partners with educational and research institutions to prepare tomorrow’s mining professionals with technology solutions and software today.

Material movement solutions

Execute successful material movement through planning, fleet management, safety and slope monitoring powered by integrated mining technology.