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Educational Engagement Program

Bring the power of Ignition® to Your Campus!


Inductive Automation partners with qualifying educational institutions to provide free Ignition licenses to students anywhere in the world.

Ignition is easy to use, easy to learn, and a great introduction into the world of industrial controls, SCADA, IIoT and more! In conjunction with your school, college or university, Inductive Automation can help your students lead the way in industrial education.

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“Knowledge transfer occurs best when students participate in learning experiences that simulate real-life scenarios”

– David Grussenmeyer

Industry and Education Engagement Manager

Hear program manager David Grussenmeyer talk about the growth of the Educational Engagement Program on Inductive Conversations.

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Inductive University®

Your students can learn Ignition independently, for free with Inductive University. This online training program offers a comprehensive education on Ignition in online courses led by Ignition experts. Students can learn anything from scripting to security, plus test their knowledge with course quizzes.

Educational Licensing

Educational Licensing

Educational programs that meet Inductive Automation’s qualifications can receive licenses for their students and labs, including for capstone or senior projects.

Ignition Maker Edition®

Inductive Automation encourages students to enrich their experience with Ignition Maker Edition, a free, limited version of Ignition. Anyone can join in on the automation fun, and build something that can be used for home - or even dorm room - use. Learn more about Ignition Maker Edition.

A Few of Our Partnered Universities

We are honored to have an opportunity to be partnered with many of the leading universities from around the globe.

Cal Poly
Texas State University
Arizona State University
LeTourneau University
Universitas Studiorum
Utah Valley University
Suny Delhi
University of Waterloo
San Jose State University
Pittsburg State University

Discover the Case Studies on what other universities are doing within the program.

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