A contract for joint development and use of a FEM program system PMD including graphics processor GFEM was entered into between VAMET Ltd. and the Institute of Thermomechanics of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in 1997. A license contract between mentioned participants, aimed to develope and assess PMD, followed in 2008.
A one-day workshop "Calculations of structures using finite elements" is organized by Institute of Thermomechanics and VAMET Ltd. annually since 1995 (usually in November). Proceedings in a full version and its own ISBN number first appeared in 2000.
At present, organizers of these workshops are Institute of Thermodynamics AS CR, VAMET Ltd., Czech Society for Mechanics, Institute of Mechanics of FS Technical University in Prague, Department of Mechanics of FAV UWB in Pilsen and the Institute of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics of FME BUT in Brno.