Dec 06 2007

Dassault Systèmes Helps Swedish University Prepare Local Workforce

Chalmers niversity Trains Future Engineers in Industry Leading PLM Solutions

Göteborg, Sweden, December 6, 2007- Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced today that Chalmers University of Technology has decided to incorporate DS’s CATIA, ENOVIA SmarTeam and DELMIA solutions as part of its curriculum for engineering students.  With regional automotive and aerospace companies increasingly using these solutions to execute key business strategies, Chalmers will help future job candidates increase their chances for hiring and career success within these industries.

“Volvo Cars, AB Volvo, Saab Aerospace, Husqvarna and Kongsberg Automotive, as well as consultancy firms are some of the companies using Dassault Systèmes’ PLM solutions.  By training our engineering students on DS’s solutions, we are giving them a competitive advantage for the job market,” says Professor Johan Malmqvist, Chalmers University of Technology.  “In this way, we also hope to help local companies grow and remain competitive globally.” 

Chalmers purchased 200 seats of Dassault Systèmes solutions in order to provide their students with professional development tools and industry-standard solutions.