University of Bergamo introduces FlexSim software in classroom



University partners with simulation modeling company to provide industry-standard software to students and professors

Bergamo, Italy, April 25, 2018 – The Department of Management, Information and Production Engineering, University of Bergamo has finalized an agreement with FlexSim Software Products, Inc. to provide 3D simulation modeling software to the university. Students and professors will receive the same industry-standard software used by companies worldwide in the manufacturing, material handling, healthcare, warehousing, mining, and supply chain sectors.

“FlexSim and its partners are strongly committed to supporting universities in simulation teaching and research,” said Maurizio Giubilato, C.O.O. of Flexcon s.r.l, FlexSim’s Italian partner. “We believe this is a key asset for both students and professors, providing a consistent basis for their professional development in production and logistics.”

University of Bergamo will receive academic licenses of FlexSim valued at over $80,000 USD, to be used by the Department of Management, Information and Production Engineering. In addition, Flexcon will provide training and specialized support to promote the use of simulation within the university’s engineering courses.

As part of the agreement, University of Bergamo will introduce FlexSim simulation software in its applicable courses, specifically in the area of management and production engineering, and will promote the development of thesis projects based on a simulation approach.

“We believe that the possibility to use FlexSim represents an excellent opportunity for our students to gain new competences and skills as well as to promote their professional growth,” said Caterina Rizzi, Head of the Department of Management, Information and Production Engineering.

About the University of Bergamo

The University of Bergamo is a State University with more than 18,000 students, located in Lombardy – a region in Northern Italy renowned for its industrial fervour with one of the highest GDP pro capita in Europe. The teaching and research activities are organized through 7 departments and its campuses of Economics and Law, Humanities and Engineering are strictly intertwined in the town life. Knowledge Transfer and Internationalisation are key strategic pillar of the University, that is strongly focused on the topics of Smart and Human-centered Manufacturing and of Health Management and Engineering. Its School of Engineering carries out research in the fields of health engineering, manufacturing technologies, production systems, ICT, design, mechatronics and advanced materials; the School includes two Departments and several research labs, characterized by a strong multidisciplinary trait and a tight collaboration with the industrial fabric, while also displaying an entrepreneurial approach.

About FlexSim

FlexSim Software Products, Inc. is an industry leader in process simulation software. The company is committed to developing software products that help consumers analyze and optimize their existing systems, saving time and money and reducing risk.

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