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Terms and Conditions

Product development software tool for startups for the first year.

  • One year of software, including up to three licenses.
  • Includes online support (community and training resources) and Siemens Global Technical Access Center (GTAC) phone support.
  • Open to design firms and product manufacturers.
  • Open to legal entities in business for three years or less, with less than $1MM USD in funding and less than $1MM USD in annual revenue.
  • To be eligible for this program, an authorized representative from your business (hereinafter referred to as “the Company“) must complete the application form.
  • In addition, an authorized person from Company must sign an End User License Agreement, which can be found here and PLM Supplemental Terms, which can be found here, along with a Siemens Industry Software Inc. (“SISW”) marketing agreement, which will be provided to you by SISW.
  • The authorized person from Company who submits the application must be 18 years or older.

    In consideration of the significant discounts provided within this agreement, customer agrees to name usage, or references to, in public content including presentations, website, social media and press and media collateral by SISW. Under mutual agreement, customer may participate in one or more of the following activities: Case Study (written or video), testimonial, customer reference, press release, and/or speaking at customer facing events.

    SISW reserves the right to decline any application, for any reason at any sole discretion.

    If for any reason this program is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of SISW, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this program, SISW reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this program.

    Note: A list of relevant Siemens trademarks can be found here.

Business Overview Statement

The person submitting an application for the PADS Professional Startup Program on behalf of Company certifies as the legal and authorized representative of the Company that:

  • All of the information provided to SISW on behalf of Company is accurate and complete. If, after submission of the application, any material information changes, Company will immediately provide updated information to SISW.
  • Except as expressly stated in this document, the Company is not connected directly or indirectly, in prohibited activities.
  • The Company is not connected directly or indirectly with sales, reselling, or transfer activities connected to Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Crimea, and/or Sevastopol.
    - The Company is not (i) listed as a denied party, (ii) blocked from importing or exporting, (iii) sanctioned by a U.S., E.U., or other government entity, or (iv) being investigated by any governmental authority for a violation of export or import regulations.
  • The Company will not use the provided software for academic research or projects related to the following: cybersecurity, defense or intelligence; military, missile or UAV; arctic offshore, deep water, or shale oil or gas exploration or production; export pipeline; nuclear; biological or chemical weapons.