Nemetschek Vectorworks Offers Academic Research Grants to Support Global Design Projects


Vectorworks Academic Research Grants Will Fund Activities Related to Design Innovation, Community Impact & Civil or Social Concerns

Columbia, Md. (April 10, 2014) — Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is accepting submissions to the Vectorworks Academic Research Grant program, which funds individuals and teams that develop solutions to global concerns worldwide.

“As a leader in the global design software industry, we have a duty to support the design community with the resources they need to turn pioneering ideas into reality,” said the company’s Chief Marketing Officer Stewart Rom. “Nemetschek Vectorworks is therefore proud to invest in the future by funding projects that apply novel approaches to pressing design challenges, share breakthrough learning models and positively impact the built environment.”

The Vectorworks Academic Research Grant aims to support projects that have the following goals:

  • Designing or improving a public space that incorporates humane design concepts and principles
  • Increasing awareness of a design idea or solution (for example, an individual developing a curriculum, arranging a symposium, establishing a program or department, or writing a textbook/resource guide on the subject)
  • Disseminating information for greater public/professional awareness

The application period opened on April 1, 2014 at Both individuals and teams are urged to submit projects for consideration that represent any design discipline.

Learn more about the Vectorworks Academic Research Grant program by contacting or following @Vectorworks.

About Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is the developer of Vectorworks software, a line of industry-specific CAD and BIM solutions that allow designers to easily capture, develop and communicate their ideas with accuracy and efficiency. With more than 450,000 users around the world, Vectorworks software is a global leader in 3D design technologies for the AEC, landscape, and entertainment industries. Nemetschek Vectorworks was founded in 1985 and has been a part of The Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2000. For more information, visit

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