License

BECAS is licensed by DTU Wind Energy and is available to academic and commercial users. Please read more about the different BECAS licenses below.

Academic users:

  • Free non-distributable, single user license (please contact us if you wish to use BECAS for teaching or grant access to multiple users at your academic institution);
  • Free access to BECAS source code and the user’s manual;
  • Free access to software repository ensures you have access to the latest updates and bug fixes;
  • Valid only for users with proven academic affiliation (e.g. email from academic domain).
Academic Single user Multiple user/ Institutional

 Standard

Free (please contact us for further information)

Please contact becas-dtuwind@dtu.dk to request the Academic Software License Agreement (SLA).

Commercial users: 

  • Access to BECAS source code and the user’s manual;
  • Access to software repository ensures you have access to the latest updates and bug fixes;
  • Available upon an annual fee (see table below);
  • Single and multiple site license available;
  • Valid for any user affiliated at specified geographical site(s);
  • Available upon an annual fee (see table below);
  • Special price for SME's;
  • Support is not included, additional support contract is negotiated on an individual basis. 

Commercial users are granted access to the source code repository upon an annual fee (see table below). The commercial license grants access to the BECAS source code, its user’s manual, and all updates and bug fixes. The license is valid for any user affiliated at a the geographical site specified in the license agreement. 

Commercial Single site Multiple site
Standard 4 000 EUR/year * 8 000 EUR/year *
SME** 2 500 EUR/year * 5 000 EUR/year *

* Prices valid from 27.06.2016.
** The European definition of SME applies and is as follows: "The category of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is made up of enterprises which employ fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding 50 million euro, and/or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding 43 million euro".    

Please contact becas-dtuwind@dtu.dk for more information and/or request the Commercial Software License Agreement (SLA).