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Next Limit

Captivating 3d simulation software solutions for digital content creation, design and engineering

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Our vision

We love people who feel the passion to create unique technologies and products, connecting deep technical and aesthetical disciplines. We love staying at the crossroad of science and art. If you are one of us, contact us.

This is our


With more than 20 years in the making, we are eager to continue exploring and conquering

new digital worlds.



Next Limit was founded in 1998 by engineers Victor Gonzalez and Ignacio Vargas with a common vision of developing cutting edge simulation technologies. RealFlow, a fluid simulation software, was the first product released. Later on, new first-in-class products came to life such as Maxwell Render and XFlow CFD. In 2018 the company pivoted to new markets expanding its portfolio with three new solutions: Anyverse, RoomBox and BeGraph.

Some of our


2004, Maxwell Render become the first commercial unbiased spectral physics-based render engine, inspiring others to follow. 

2006, Next Limit is awarded two Information Society Technology (IST) prizes for the development of the products RealFlow and Maxwell Render.

2008, Victor Gonzalez, Ignacio Vargas, and Angel Tena obtain a Technical Achievement Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, for their contribution to the film industry.

2009, Next Limit is awarded a “Segundo the Chomon” prize by the Spanish Film Academy for the pioneering work in simulation tools for the film industry.

2013, National Computer Science Award

(Mare Nostrum Award) by Sociedad Científica Informática de España (SCIE) and the Congreso Nacional de Informática (CEDI)

2016, Next Limit obtains the CEPYME innovation award (Spain) handed out by the Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

2016, XFlow CFD, a state-of-the-art Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation solution developed by Next Limit, is acquired by Dassault Systemes.

2020, Next Limit raises a 3M€ Series-A for its new venture business ANYVERSE, led by two Spanish venture capital companies with deep-tech portfolios.


R&D is the core activity that drives Next Limit innovation and has allowed the company to develop such first-in-class products. Next Limit is constantly involved in all kinds of R&D projects, internally or in collaboration with other institutions, public and private, locally or across the world.