Stefan Mann

  • Running large models on NEOS for free

    Features News

    GAMS and the packaged solvers impose restrictions with regards to the problem sizes that can be solved with a free demo or community license. For academic users, there is a free alternative to run large models: NEOS server. This blog article describes how this works.

  • The 2020 GOR Award for Diploma and Master Theses


    Each year, GAMS donates EUR 500 to each of the three winners of the price for excellent Diploma- and Master Theses, organized by the German Society for Operations Research. Congratulations to this years winners!

  • How to use GAMS in Jupyter Notebooks

    Features News

    For quite a while we have been providing the option to play around with GAMS in Jupyter notebooks in a hosted environment at That place is still a good resource for getting started and provides a few examples of how to use GAMS in this environment. We have received a lot of requests to make this available for local installation, and we listened.

  • An open source TIMES/MIRO app - introducing MIRO 1.1.0

    MIRO Features Conference Report

    TIMES is a sophisticated energy model generator implemented in GAMS. It has been published under an open source license in 2019. Recently, GAMS joined forces with experienced TIMES users to develop an open-source TIMES/MIRO App that serves as a frontend to the TIMES model. This was made possible by new features in GAMS MIRO 1.1

  • New and improved GAMS links for Pyomo and JuMP


    We’ve got some new links from Pyomo and JuMP to GAMS, which allow efficient interfacing of GAMS with your Pyomo or JuMP models.

  • Free: Time-limited licenses for students or academic staff during the current Covid-19 crisis


    With schools and universities shutting down globally due to the ongoing pandemic, some university students using GAMS in their projects have been locked out of computer labs.

  • GAMS COVID19 update


    GAMS staff is working from home. We continue serving our customers.

  • Announcing MIRO 1.0rc

    Roadmap Features

    We are proud to announce the release candidate for GAMS MIRO 1.0.

  • Grid Optimization Competition Challenge I winners announced: congratulations!

    Modeling News

    Given the crucial role power distribution plays for the economy, and the challenges posed by renewable energy and increasing demand for electricity, ARPA-E is running the Grid Optimization Competition, which challenges participating teams to develop and test power system optimization and control algorithms on a range of different synthetic and real network models.

  • Good news: relaxed demo limits, and a new community license scheme

    General GAMS Update News Sales

    Some of you might have noticed that coincident with releasing GAMS 30.1, we have introduced some changes to our licensing model []. Below we summarize what has changed. Demo We have changed the way we allow users to test GAMS (“demo mode”). We now require registration on our website and generating a demo license before using the software.