Ansys Minerva, powered by Aras, is a knowledge management application that secures critical simulation data, and provides simulation process and decision support to simulation teams across geographies and functional silos.

Available for both on-premise and cloud deployment, Minerva delivers immediate benefits by connecting simulation and optimization to customers’ existing ecosystem of tools and processes.

Capture and Manage Knowledge
  • Rapid access to insights/information for informed decision- making
  • Traceability — “who, when, where, what” of simulation data
  • Optimization, productivity, repeatability and data quality
Connect and Visualize
  • Data search and reuse
  • Data visualization and reporting
  • Open and vendor-neutral architecture for interoperability of processes
  • Multi-user, enterprise-level collaboration with ANSYS Cloud integration
Deploy and Learn
  • Best practices capture and deployment
  • Scalable and configurable
  • On-prem/cloud deployment
  • AI-based modeling of cause and effect to compute outcomes
  • Long-term search and retrieval of archived simulations


  • Simulation Process & Data Management

    Connect simulation for life cycle traceability and to enable collaboration and decision support.

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  • Hybrid Deployment and Simulation Apps

    Composable on-prem and multi-cloud management for optimized simulation workloads.

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  • Interoperability

    Standards-based connectivity to engineering applications and life cycle systems.

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  • Multiphysics Process Integration & Robust Design

    Integration/automation of chained data flows and design space exploration for optimal performance parameters.

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  • Integration with ANSYS GRANTA MI Materials Data Management

    Smart materials decisions via reference databases, materials research and test calibration.

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