Case Studies

Impact in action

Read more case studies to see how our portfolio uses Autodesk Foundation financial capital and Autodesk in-kind resources to scale industry-transforming innovation.

Case studies

We work closely with each portfolio organization to leverage Autodesk technology, Autodesk talent, and catalytic funding to accelerate impact.

Group photo of the Vartega team and partners—roughly 40 individuals, many wearing light-blue Vartega-branded t-shirts, smiling and posing for the shot in front of Vartega's new Pecos facility in Denver, Colorado.



Vartega, a Colorado-based carbon fiber recycling startup, worked with Autodesk pro bono consultants to develop an employer brand strategy to attract the right talent to advance its mission and impact.


Image courtesy of Vartega

Dense bamboo forest with green leaves and sunny sky in the background.



BamCore is leaning into comprehensive support from the Autodesk Foundation, accessing design and engineering expertise to achieve their climate-positive vision.

Two women wearing white hard hats and high-viz vests standing and talking next to a Bridges to Prosperity bridge along a grassy hillside on a sunny day.


Bridges to Prosperity

A pro bono team of Autodesk employees helped Bridges to Prosperity bring its site visit program online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Image courtesy of Bridges to Prosperity

A group of women and children wearing brightly colored clothing sitting in a grassy field talking and smiling. Trees line the background.



Synapses, an emerging climate venture fund, rebooted its marketing strategy to draw new investors with community-centered solutions in India with the support of an Autodesk pro bono team.

Image courtesy of Synapses

View inside Kheyti greenhouse tent with rows of strawberry plants.



A team of Autodesk pro bono consultants worked with Indian startup Kheyti to lower costs and installation times for its signature “Greenhouse-in-a-Box” solution.

Image courtesy of Kheyti

Two hands holding medical data devices in front of a laptop.


Nexleaf Analytics

To help support life-saving vaccine distribution in low-to-middle-income countries, a pro bono team of Autodesk employees worked with Nexleaf Analytics to develop a data visualization dashboard.

Image courtesy of Nexleaf Analytics

Side view of Nth Cycle's OYSTER electro-extraction processor in Nth Cycle facility. Colored buttons on a metal panel at the top-right corner. Focal point: Nth Cycle logo (black text) on side of OYSTER unit (painted orange). No ceiling visible. Free-standing American flag in the background to the left of the OYSTER.


Nth Cycle

Nth Cycle developed simulations using Autodesk CFD to minimize the cost, time, and materials needed for design iterations of cell membranes for its OYSTER electro-extraction critical metals processor.


Image courtesy of Nth Cycle


Build Health International

Build Health International harnessed the power of Autodesk software to reduce costs, streamline coordination, and incorporate sustainable design for two major projects in Sierra Leone and Nigeria.


Image courtesy of Build Health International

Street view of a row of Build Change housing projects on a sloped hill with green mountains in the background.


Build Change

Autodesk software solutions are equipping Build Change to retrofit 650,000+ homes in Bogotá, Colombia to be earthquake-resistant.

Image courtesy of Build Change

Arial view of Build Health International hospital rendering in Haiti.


Build Health International

Technology training services helped Build Health International design and build an energy-efficient 13,600-square-foot hospital in rural Haiti.

Image courtesy of Build Health International

Child smiling while standing over blue Splash water fountain and faucet.



Catalytic funding from the Autodesk Foundation helped Splash build a proof of concept for handwashing and drinking stations produced at scale.

Image courtesy of Splash

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