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Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., announced that it has entered into an agreement with imec, a world-leading independent research center in nanoelectronics and nanotechnology, in conjunction with the imec Europractice IC Service, to develop a shuttle program for Cadence® University Software Program members. This provides Indian universities with unprecedented access to advanced technologies, enabling their students to work with state-of-the-art process and design techniques through to silicon tape-out.

Cadence and Imec Collaborate to Offer Shuttle Program to Indian Universities

Bangalore, India and Leuven, Belgium | Posted on September 5th, 2011

As part of the agreement, Cadence will offer support to its University Software Program members by providing flows and methodologies, and imec will provide access to IC technologies down to 65nm, SPICE models, design rules, PDKs, and standard cell libraries. The shuttle program will allow University Software Program members to tape-out all technologies offered through Europractice. This will give universities foundry access for silicon verification which has been a hurdle due to lack of strong academia-foundry partnerships. The Cadence-imec collaboration bridges the gap, allowing students to span SoC and Silicon Realization, key tenets of the Cadence EDA360 vision.

"Cadence has had a long-standing commitment to developing India's talent pool through its University Software Program," said Jaswinder Ahuja, corporate vice president and managing director, Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. "The collaboration with imec takes our program to the next level by giving students access to actual silicon samples. It is an invaluable experience for students to work on a real-life tape out and will better prepare them to handle the tape out pressures of the fast-paced semiconductor industry. The Cadence University Software Program in India currently has more than 250 colleges enrolled across India and encompasses faculty development, the Cadence Design Contest, and the Cadence VLSI Certification Program."
"We see a great potential for innovation in Indian universities. This collaboration with Cadence will help grow the industry by providing strategic value to universities and putting them on equal footing with their foreign counterparts. The collaboration will also help grow the Europractice service, offering more technologies and more frequent shuttle runs. We are excited to enter into this collaboration and look forward to having many institutes participate," said Dr. Carl Das, director of ASIC Services at imec.

"Imec is committed to catalyze Indian entrepreneurs in creating nano-electronic products and solutions. From our newly opened Bangalore office (imec-in.in), we look forward to working with Indian universities and companies to validate ideas, build prototypes, and support low-volume production. We are very pleased to have the support of Cadence in this endeavor," said Dr. Paul Marchal, R&D director of imec India.

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About Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt Ltd
Cadence (cadence.com) enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today's integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry.

About imec

Imec (imec.be) performs world-leading research in nanoelectronics. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top talent is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable society. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, and has offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, Taiwan, US, China, India and Japan. Its staff of about 1,900 people includes more than 500 industrial residents and guest researchers. In 2010, imec's revenue (P&L) was 285 million euro.

About Europractice

Europractice (europractice-ic.com) is a European Union initiative to improve the competitiveness of European industry by the adoption of advanced electronics technologies. Europractice is open to industrial companies (especially SMEs), research institutes and academic users.

Cadence and the Cadence logo are registered trademarks of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
Imec is a registered trademark for the activities of IMEC International (a legal entity set up under Belgian law as a "stichting van openbaar nut”), imec Belgium (IMEC vzw supported by the Flemish Government), imec the Netherlands (Stichting IMEC Nederland, part of Holst Centre which is supported by the Dutch Government), imec Taiwan (IMEC Taiwan Co.) and imec China (IMEC Microelectronics (Shangai) Co. Ltd.) and imec India (Imec India Private Limited).

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Madhavi Rao
Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.
T: 080-4184 1111
E: rmadhavi[.]cadence.com

Sayantani Mukherjee Roy
Text 100 for Cadence
T: 080-4089 7272
E: Sayantani.roy[.]text100.co.in

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