Autodesk is a software company based in San Rafael, California. Founded in 1982, it is most commonly known for it's flagship AutoCAD software for computer-aided design. Autodesk has 9 million users worldwide, in 750,000 companies (including each of the Fortune 100) and 50,000 educational institutions.
Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program
Autodesk has established the Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program to promote the development of early-stage clean technology companies. Their Clean Tech Sotware Grant, valued at $150,000, provides emerging energy technology companies the software design tools necessary to develop digital prototypes of new clean technology solutions.