Press release

Dassault Systèmes’ Initiatives with its Partners and Clients to Face COVID-19 Challenges

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Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today reiterated its focus on supporting its customers, partners and communities worldwide during the ongoing COVID‐19 pandemic. This press release outlines the initiatives that provided results in China and other countries, and new initiatives underway. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform that powers industry solutions for collaborative innovation, modeling, simulation and data intelligence in multiple industries reveals itself as a major enabler for collaborating from anywhere on any device.

Initiatives Summary

  • 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud fully operational for employees and customers, providing secure remote work capabilities on their project and program data.
  • Medidata platforms’ short‐term evolution to resolve biopharma clinical trials challenges with new therapeutics and protocols as well as streamline logistics platforms.
  • Customer support teams dedicated to extend our customers’ installations to work from home.
  • Flexible online collaboration conditions for existing clients to work remotely and new online training offering.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Education delivering online collaborative learning experiences to enrich our users’ certification and curricula during work slowdowns.
  • Continuity of services for learning institutions and curricula online.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Lab worldwide community accelerating a wide range of startups developing open innovations to address the COVID‐19 challenges.

“The steps we have taken in response to COVID‐19 are designed to promote safety for our employees, partners and clients with innovative solutions to help them work from anywhere with the full power of 3DEXPERIENCE collaboration,” said Bernard Charlès, Vice Chairman and CEO, Dassault Systèmes. “Today we launched numerous new approaches to accelerate innovations in R&D, manufacturing engineering and logistics, by fully exploiting virtual twin experiences online. Empowering our large base of 3D users to collaborate from home plays a significant role in their morale as they can continue their projects and learn together with a positive horizon.”

3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud fully operational for employees and customers, providing secure remote work capabilities on their project and program data.

Faced with social distancing measures and workplace closures, many customers must now work remotely. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud is fully operational, providing them with advanced remote work capabilities to organize, plan, track and execute project development remotely.

In the safety of their homes, customers can continue to work with their data and maintain business, operational and digital continuity by extending their communities, project management and business to a virtual environment on the cloud.

Our industry solutions for life sciences and health are being developed to resolve short‐term biopharma clinical trials challenges as well as streamline logistics platforms.

Dassault Systèmes’ industry‐tested solutions based on renowned Medidata platforms enable biopharmaceutical companies, academic researchers and startups to analyze and share data to foster scientific collaborative innovation and generate clinical trials results faster, as well as optimize their manufacturing processes to keep up with demand.

The company is working to deliver new solutions to the biopharma organizations at the core of this innovation to help accelerate their work. Already, the fluid simulation application SIMULIA XFlow enabled designers of Wuhan’s newly built Leishenshan Hospital in China to design and simulate its air supply and exhaust systems.

Customer support teams dedicated to extend our customers’ installations to work from home.

Dassault Systèmes has provided access to a 3D cloud‐based repository to secure customer data storage for their remote workers – connecting legacy data and users to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform‐ as well as scalable 3D cloud‐based collaboration with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform for all users – including CATIA V5, SOLIDWORKS and multi‐CAD.

Flexible online collaboration conditions for existing clients to work remotely and new online training offering.

Dassault Systèmes is leveraging best practices to help its value added resellers ensure continuity of projects and services. Technical Services teams are fully operational and equipped to work remotely, to help partners deliver milestones with minimal impact. Initiatives include flexibility on license usages for the redeployment of engagement teams, and help with transitioning to the cloud.

The company is also launching an extended set of e‐learnings, self‐paced training and online certification programs so that partners can enhance proficiency and skills while working remotely.

3DEXPERIENCE Education delivering online collaborative learning experiences to enrich our users’ certification and curricula during work slowdowns.

Learning experiences are being systematically integrated in Dassault Systèmes’ cloud offers so that customers’ employees can be quickly autonomous to work from home on new projects, and learn new skills to increase the agility of a company when it returns to full production after the crisis abates.

Dassault Systèmes is providing access to a full catalog of learning experiences in domains such as collaboration, design, engineering, simulation, manufacturing and production, so people can learn new skills.

Continuity of services for learning institutions and curricula online.

3DEXPERIENCE platform customers can continue their projects with full online collaboration with their students.

Customers not yet on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform can accelerate their transition through pilot projects, governmental initiatives to deploy the platform at a national scale, and full online enablement of teachers.

The company is working with its professional education partners to deliver training programs for professionals to increase their employability and be a driving force of transformation after the crisis.

3DEXPERIENCE Lab worldwide community accelerating a wide range of startups developing open innovations to address the COVID‐19 challenges.

Dedicated committee set up in record time to validate selected startups for a fast acceleration program that will provide collaborative engineering applications, marketplace services and mentoring for developing solutions, simulating and validating their efficiency with medical scientists, and sourcing rapid production to support local hospital needs.

Open Innovation aims to solve issues such as 3D printing spare parts or accelerating the design for manufacturing of ventilators/respirators with an open community of volunteers, engineers, designers, manufacturers, experts, scientists, makers and fabbers.

“Open COVID‐19 Community” on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform gathers 3DEXPERIENCE Lab members from the US, the UK, India, France, and the Netherlands to work with the startups.

About Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, is a catalyst for human progress. We provide business and people with collaborative 3D virtual environments to imagine sustainable innovations. By creating virtual experience twins of the real world with our 3DEXPERIENCE platform and applications, our customers push the boundaries of innovation, learning and production. Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 270,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries. For more information, visit www.3ds.com

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