Innovation & Quality

NUMECA is pleased to announce a white paper contest exclusively for our users. Users can now submit a white paper about their research project carried out with NUMECA software. The winner gets 500 euros and a free entry to present his/her work in the NUMECA User Meeting.


Send us your entries as an attachment to with the subject line “White Paper Contest 2017” with your name, company/institute and job title/function.

Entries should be written in English.

Entries should be made preferably in .DOC format (Microsoft Word/OpenOffice) or LaTeX format (with the source files archived). They can also be made in .PDF format.

The submission deadline is 15 October 2017, 23:59 CET.

The minimum limit of the white paper is set at two pages and the maximum at ten pages.

The white paper will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the investigation and analysis
  • Physical phenomena
  • Complexity of the associated phenomena
  • Readability of the white paper
  • Quality and reality of the pictures and figures

Use of FINE/Open with OpenLabs™ to perform the simulations is a bonus. Any OpenLabs™ used in the simulation must be posted on the NUMECA user forum here. The user post should include a brief summary of the OpenLabs™ file and should include an attachment of the resource file(s) (.rc file)

Each entry must include a signed release form which can be downloaded here: Release form. The completed signed release form can be either

  • scanned and emailed along with your entry OR
  • sent separately by post to Numeca International S.A., Competition 2017, Ch. de la Hulpe 189, Terhulpse Steenweg, 1170 Brussels - Belgium OR
  • sent to  +32 26479398 via fax.

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