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IDEA StatiCa is run by a team of dedicated global engineering and business professionals
IDEA StatiCa is a leading, international, family-owned structural design software company established in the Czech Republic. It is run by a dedicated global management team based across multiple continents.

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Lubos create first program

Lubos writes the first program for 2D frame analysis on a Wang 2000 computer during his studies.

First company founded

First company, IDA, founded. 3D frame programs IDA Nova and IDA Prima, developed for IBM-compatible computers, released on Czech market.

IDA Nexis released

IDA Nexis (marketed alter as ESA Prima Win) for Windows with full graphics UI released in Benelux and Germany. It was a complete solution for 3D structures composed of beams, columns, plates, walls, and shells.

SCIA CZ s.r.o. formed

Merger with SCIA, a Benelux company, creating SCIA CZ s.r.o.

ESA Prima Win conquers Europe

ESA Prima Win becomes important European software.

Lubos leads SCIA development

ESA Prima Win becomes SCIA Engineer. Lubos leads its development. 

Company established

Team around Lubos leaves SCIA. IDEA StatiCa opens its doors in Brno, Czech Republic with 2 managers and 9 software engineers.

First product on the market

The first ever IDEA StatiCa application is released – Reinforced Concrete Section (RCS). 

CBFEM method created and patented

Groundbreaking structural design method CBFEM (Component-based finite element method) is invented, patented, and implemented in IDEA StatiCa Connection.

IDEA StatiCa Connection released

The first presentation of IDEA StatiCa Connection at Steel, Space &  Composite Structures Conference at Czech Technical University in Prague.

Czech Mind Award and UK office

IDEA StatiCa wins the prestigious award for science – Czech Mind ("Česká Hlava") and opens its UK office.

Partnership with HILTI

IDEA StatiCa and HILTI agree that the new PROFIS Engineering Suite will run on a CBFEM-based calculation core provided by IDEA StatiCa.

Solution for concrete discontinuities

Compatible stress field method (CSFM), another groundbreaking method, invented to solve the design of concrete details and walls. IDEA StatiCa Detail released.

EY Technology Entrepreneur of the Year

Lubos and Juraj Sabatka win Czech EY Technology Entrepreneur of the Year, 2020. 50 people work for the company. International reseller network established. New German office opens.

New offices around the world

Offices in the United States and the Netherlands founded. Brno headquarters moves to the Sumavska tower building.

Management transition

Juraj takes over as CEO, Lubos moves to the supervisory board. Martin, Vojtech, and Lukas join the leadership team. 100 people work across whole organization.

APAC expansion and Connection Library

Office in Singapore founded, adding 7 new team members. IDEA StatiCa Connection Library introduced. 8000 customers worldwide, over 14 million design calculations annually done by 110 thousands users. 


IDEA StatiCa is built on four main values:

We systematically cultivate ourselves as a foundation to build upon
We have a passion for simplifying complex tasks
The mindset of our people, products, and business
Joy is imprinted on our every product and interaction.
IDEA StatiCa has offices in Philadelphia, London, Dortmund, Eindhoven, and Singapore. Each team is made up of local professionals experienced in the field of structural engineering software. We serve the rest of the world through our authorized global reseller network.

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