How Hexagon creates value for the education and research industry

Two students interact with machinery as part of their research

Enhancing student experience with hands-on technology and research

In a world where technology and innovation hold the key to solving many of the challenges society faces, investing in education and research is investing in the future. Hexagon is supporting educators, academics, researchers and students by putting technology at the heart of education.

Driving innovation with education and research

The education and research sector is at the forefront of innovation. Academics, researchers and students are developing new ideas and working to solve some of humanity’s biggest challenges.

Whether it’s research in applied sciences like engineering and technology, natural sciences, medical and life sciences or other academic disciplines, access to cutting-edge technology is essential in testing ideas and developing new best practices that will shape the way we live and work.

Research and education are also competitive fields. From universities competing to attract the best talent to research institutes applying for funding, the availability of specific technologies may be the difference between success and failure. Technology also helps to drive innovation and ensure research projects result in the desired outcomes.

Investing in a brighter future

With innovation and entrepreneurship among our core values, Hexagon believes in using technology to solve human challenges. The value of our solutions is with the people who use them to overcome barriers, solve problems and offer sustainable answers to these challenges. Hexagon provides technology and expertise to the education and research sector through several activities:

  • Offering exclusive student software editions and education programmes, giving access to innovative digital reality solutions across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications
  • Providing technology and expertise that enables universities and research institutes to put theory into practice and solve real-world challenges with confidence
  • Supporting STEM education through employee outreach and industrial placements for the next generation of engineers and innovators



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