January 11, 2008
By DE Editors
PTC (Needham, MA) announced that Battelle (Columbus, OH) has incorporated the PTC Global Education program into its enterprise-wide education initiatives dedicated to advancing STEM ( science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)education. The program provides free licenses of Pro/ENGINEER Schools Edition design software, curriculum, and projects to middle and secondary schools upon completion of teacher training and certification. Battelle recognized that it could provide significant value by training some of its own engineering staff to conduct educational workshops for teachers.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.