Autodesk Entrepreneur Impact Program 2018


Autodesk is committed to helping designers and engineers create a future where we all live well and within the limits of our planet. We are excited to lead the way with sustainable, forward-thinking business practices. Together, let’s design a sustainable future.

We believe design can make a significant impact on the major issues facing the world today. To meet these challenges, designers need tools to:

  • Collaborate with diverse stakeholders
  • Understand trade-offs across entire systems
  • Iterate quickly to find the best solutions

Autodesk is committed to helping early-stage hardware startups and entrepreneurs in the social, cleantech, and environmental sectors get to market faster.

Autodesk’s digital prototyping software helps you design, visualize, and simulate your ideas, so you can build a better world.



To join, your business should be less than 5 years old, have fewer than 10 employees, and have less than $1M USD in annual revenue.

Innovation areas

Energy, Water, Transportation, Waste, Agriculture, Built Environment, Health & Well-Being, Marine

Worldwide Network

Join a worldwide network of Cleantech and Impact Entrepreneurs who believe in the power of design to create a better world.

More than free* software

Access exclusive training, events, and co-marketing opportunities.

Eligible start-up organizations in the social, environmental, and cleantech industries may qualify for Autodesk software valued up to $200,000 USD per year, or $600,000 USD total for a 3 year period.

Apply here!