NUMECA and FlowKit Announce a Strategic Partnership

    Anne-Marie Schelkens     News     27.09.2017

Brussels, Belgium and Lausanne, Switzerland

NUMECA and FlowKit are proud to announce the establishment of an exclusive partnership around the industrial exploitation of the Lattice Boltzmann code PALABOS.

The new product OMNIS™/LB from NUMECA is an exclusive integrated version of the Open source code PALABOS, in a monolithic enhanced configuration, with​ a large range of​ functionalities.

The ​OMNIS™/LB product is being extended by the partners towards a large variety of industrial applications and processes, within the highly user friendly platform OMNIS™​ from NUMECA.​

About FlowKit Ltd

​FlowKit Ltd. was founded in September 2011 by four associate partners originating from the Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne, and from Geneva University. With backgrounds from fluid dynamics, theoretical physics, bioengineering and computer science, they gathered their knowledge to develop ​the Lattice Boltzmann code PALABOS,over more than 10 years, covering today a large range of complex physical applications.​FlowKit is looking forward to the stimulating technological and industrial opportunities​ provided by the partnership with NUMECA, in promoting the Lattice Boltzmann methodologies to large sectors of industry.

PALABOS remains open-source and from now on will be further developed by the University of Geneva.

About NUMECA International

NUMECA International is a leading developer and provider of Grid Generation, Multi-physics ​and ​CFD software systems for analysis and design of industrial products and processes​, with emphasis ​​to​​wards​ ​domains of turbomachinery, marine, aeronautics, aerospace, energy, chemical processes and multi-physics. NUMECA offers an extended suite of software systems covering a broad range of applications for both internal and external flows, including fluid-structure, fluid thermal, aero-acoustic interactions.

Driven by creativity, innovation & quality, we proudly turn our passion into software toolsets that support the world's leading industries. We provide innovative technology and models in response to specific industrial requirements. 

NUMECA is looking forward, with enthusiasm, at the extended partnership with FlowKit towards the further joint development and applications of OMNIS™/LB.To learn more, visit

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Anne-Marie is the Sr Marketing Communications Manager for CFD at Cadence Design Systems. Before joining Cadence, she already had +5 years of experience in the Computational Fluid Dynamics industry, coming from Numeca International where she held the role of Head of Marketing Communications. She also held various roles in the automotive and ICT industries, based in Belgium and Spain, earlier in her career.