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AMEDAC Logo AMEDAC is a startup focused on semiconductor smart manufacturing EDA solutions. Our work starts with manufacturing EDA tools, including Device & Process Simulations, Mask Synthesis, Mask Data Preparation, and Yield Analysis & Improvement. Our goal is to build a platform for IC manufacturing powered by big data and machine learning. We are committed to driving semiconductor process development and production through both premium tools and emerging technologies such as AI. Our target customers are mainly China based industries.

AMIQ EDA provides productivity software tools that enable design and verification engineers increase the speed and quality of new code development, simplify legacy code maintenance, accelerate language and methodology learning, and improve source code reliability:

  • DVT Eclipse IDE is an integrated development environment (IDE) for the e language, SystemVerilog, Verilog, Verilog-AMS and VHDL. It is similar to well-known programming tools like Visual Studio®, NetBeans®, and IntelliJ®.
  • Verissimo SystemVerilog Testbench Linter is a coding guideline and verification methodology compliance checker that enables engineers to perform a thorough audit of their testbenches.
  • Specador is a tool that automatically generates accurate documentation from the source code.

AMIQ EDA solutions have been adopted worldwide by hundreds of customers.

AMIQ EDA strongly believes in user-centered design and is committed to properly understanding and promptly solving user requirements.

  Apache Design is a subsidiary of ANSYS, Inc., a leading engineering simulation software provider. Apache power analysis and optimization solutions enable design of power-efficient, high-performance, noise-immune ICs and electronic systems. This comprehensive suite of integrated products and methodologies advances low-power innovation and provides a competitive advantage for the world’s top semiconductor companies to help lower power consumption, increase operating performance, reduce system cost, mitigate design risks, and shorten time-to-market for a broad range of end-markets and applications.

Arm designs the technology that is at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. Arm’s comprehensive product offering includes 32-bit RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies.

Avery Design Logo Avery Design Systems enables system and SOC design teams to achieve dramatic functional verification productivity improvements through the use of

  • SimXACT and SymXprop formal analysis applications for gate-level and RTL X-pessimism verification and real X root cause and sequential backtracing
  • Robust core-through-chip-level Verification IP for PCI Express, CXL, Gen-Z, CCIX, USB, AMBA, Ethernet, UFS, MIPI CSI/DSI, I3C, DDR/LPDDR, HBM, ONFI/Toggle, NVM Express, SATA, AHCI, SAS, eMMC, SD/SDIO, CAN FD, and FlexRay standards
  • Accelerated verification through SimAccel FPGA-based simulation accelerator targeting NVMe SSD and PCIe designs and SimCluster GLS for gate-level parallel simulation

  Blue Pearl Software, Inc. is an industry leading provider of design automation software for ASIC, FPGA and IP RTL verification. With unparalleled ease of use its Analyze RTL™ Linting, debug, and Clock Domain Crossing solutions are proven to improve quality of results and  accelerate RTL error find/fix rates while ensuring uniform coding styles. Unlike solutions which require expert users, Blue Pearl provides out of the box consistent results, easy setup, Synopsys Design Constraints (SDC) generation, management dash board views and runs on Linux and Windows.

  Breker Verification Systems is the Portable Stimulus leader, adding GPS to your verification. Compliant with the upcoming Accellera Portable Stimulus standard, Breker automates the generation of target-specific, multi-threaded tests cases, by taking as inputs a single, executable Graph-based, Portable stimulus or spec of your verification intent, Shareable across platforms and projects.

C-Sky Microsystems Co. LTD. was founded in Hangzhou China in 2001. C-Sky focuses on high-performance & (ultra) low power 32-bit embedded processor IPs. It has a scalable roadmap targeting a broad range of embedded applications, which include multimedia, consumer, security, network, low-power computing, smart grid electronics and smartcards. It provides a valuable array of embedded cores, SoC platform, software tools and middleware. The available embedded cores are based on the C-Sky self-defined ISA, which is optimized for code density, performance and scalability. Its licensees include some of the leading electronics companies.

Cadence (NASDAQ: CDNS) 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.

CAST develops, sells, and supports semiconductor IP (intellectual property) for electronic system designers.

Engineers use our pre-designed and pre-verified IP Cores and Platform IP products to save development time and add functionality beyond their areas of expertise.

IP from CAST and similar firms has enabled the popular in recent years as a means for handling rising design complexity and decreasing time to market.

CEMWorks logo CEMWorks is dedicated to developing innovative physics-based virtual prototyping tools that help businesses create tomorrow’s technologies. Our president – Jonatan Aronsson, founded CEMWorks in 2011 in response to the lack of comprehensive simulations tools for the electronics’ industry. Our team is comprised of subject matter experts who develop customized solutions for our clients’ most pressing challenges in diverse industries. CEMWorks’ vision is to provide powerful software packages and virtual tools, to enable accurate large-scale simulations where electromagnetic simulations play a crucial role in the design optimization for forthcoming applications such as smart cities, autonomous self-driving cars, 5G networks – just to name a few.

ClioSoft was launched in 1997 as a self-funded company, with the SOS design collaboration platform as its first product. The objective was to help manage front end flows for SoC designs. The SOS platform was later extended to incorporate analog and mixed-signal design flows wherever Cadence Virtuoso® was predominantly used. SOS is currently integrated with tools from Cadence®, Synopsys®, Mentor Graphics® and Keysight Technologies®. ClioSoft also provides an enterprise IP management platform for design companies to easily create, publish and reuse their design IPs.

  Concept Engineering is a privately held company based in Freiburg, Germany, founded in 1990 to develop and market innovative schematic generation and viewing technology for use with logic synthesis, verification, circuit characterization, circuit optimization, test automation and physical design tools. The company’s customers are primarily EDA tool manufacturers (OEMs), in-house CAD tool developers and semiconductor companies.

EDDR Software is a company that works with customers and partners in order to help ENGINEER, DESIGN, DEVELOP, and RESEARCH solutions for barriers created by technology and software in their business. EDDRS also helps bridge gaps that may arise with changing technologies and requirements. EDDRS has tools to help clients produce products for their customers more efficiently and with higher performance. Check out some of them at

   IC Manage provides next generation design management solutions for SoC, IP, IC and software design, enabling companies to efficiently and reliably manage single and multi-site development efforts.

ICScape offers design tools to accelerate SoC design closure on three dimensions–clock , timing and leakage power. The tools, based on an innovative, physical-aware (placement and routing aware) architecture, complement STA and P&R tools, and drive them to achieve up to 50% faster timing closure with far fewer iterations. The products have enabled over 100 customer tape-outs.

Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is the world’s leading electronic measurement company, transforming today’s measurement experience through innovation in wireless, modular, and software solutions. With its HP and Agilent legacy, Keysight delivers solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science.

  Lorentz Solution, Inc. is one of the earliest organizations to envision and develop an EDA software platform for electromagnetic IC design and verification. As process nodes have evolved, Lorentz has continuously enhanced its EM design platform to seamlessly blend in with other major EDA tools (e.g. Virtuoso®/Laker™ layout editors, Spectre/HSPICE simulators, and Calibre®/Synopsys™/Cadence® extractors). PeakView™ is compatible with PDKs from legacy process nodes to the most advanced process nodes deployed today.By using the Peakview™ design platform, semiconductor companies that are primarily focused on designing and manufacturing products for cost-sensitive and high performance applications (e.g. cellular phones, wireless transceiver components for the next generation wireless communication standards, on-chip millimeter-wave and THz applications) benefit tremendously from design optimization, consistency, and improved signal integrity.

Mentor, a Siemens business, is a technology leader in electronic design automation, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. We offer the broadest industry portfolio of best-in-class hardware and software design solutions focused on IC design and physical verification, functional verification, design for test, PCB design, embedded software, thermal and fluid analysis, and integrated system design. Mentor’s innovative tools provide scalable solutions for a wide range of design challenges in markets including automotive, consumer, communications, computer, industrial and military-aerospace, as well as IoT.

  Methodics is recognized as the premier provider of IP Lifecycle Management (IPLM) and traceability solutions for the Enterprise. Methodics’ customers benefit from the products’ ability to enable high-performance hierarchical analog/mixed signal, digital, software, and SOC design collaboration across multi-site and multi-geographic design teams, and to track the usage of their important design assets. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and has additional offices and representatives in the U.S., Europe, Israel, China, Taiwan, and Korea. For more information, visit

  Minima Processor Oy (Oulu, Finland) was founded in April 2016 to develop sub-threshold voltage processors based on technology developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. and the universities of Aalto and Turku. Minima was a founding partner in the RISC-V open hardware foundation. Minima’s techniques can be used to optimize processor voltage and frequency operating points dynamically although the company also advocates the use of sub-threshold voltage operation. Minima’s clocking is adaptive synchronous rather than asynchronous. Minima provides a middleware stack with its hardware that provides compatibility with dynamic voltage and frequency scaling (DVFS) regimes.

  OneSpin Solutions provides certified IC integrity verification solutions for functionally correct, safe, secure, and trusted integrated circuits. Based on our widely-used formal verification technology, our advanced solutions enable developers worldwide to assure the integrity of SoCs, ASICs, and FPGAs destined for automotive and industrial applications; defense; avionics; artificial intelligence and machine learning; consumer electronics; and communications. OneSpin: Assuring IC Integrity

  PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDFS) is the leading provider of yield improvement technologies and services for the IC manufacturing process life cycle. PDF Solutions offers solutions that are designed to enable clients to lower costs of IC design and manufacture, enhance time to market, and improve profitability by addressing design and manufacturing interactions from product design to initial process ramps to mature manufacturing operations. PDF Solutions’ Characterization Vehicle® (CV®) test chips provide the core modeling capabilities, and are used by more leading manufacturers than any other test chips in the industry. PDF Solutions’ industry leading yield management system software, dataPOWER®, and fault detection and classification software, mæstria®, enhance yield improvement and production control activities at leading fabs around the world. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., PDF Solutions operates worldwide with additional offices in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan.

  Companies worldwide rely on Real Intent’s electronic design automation (EDA) software to accelerate early functional verification and advanced sign-off of electronic designs. Real Intent’s comprehensive clock domain crossing (CDC) verification, advanced register transfer level (RTL) analysis and sign-off solutions eliminate complex failure modes of SoCs, and lead the market in performance, capacity, accuracy and completeness. Please visit for more information.

  Sage-DA makes software tools for design rule development. The iDRM design rule platform ensures consistency and closure between process data, their respective DRM representation and their DRC runset implementation. iDRM enables non-programmers to quickly and formally capture design rules and generate correct-by-definition checks and analyses for new process technologies. In addition, iDRM automatically generates QA test suites for validating 3rd party DRC decks, ensuring full systematic coverage.

  To radically redefine digital design – that is what Sigasi aims for. Our design entry tool, Sigasi Studio, drastically improves hardware designer productivity by helping to write, inspect and modify digital circuit designs in the most intuitive way. It supports advanced features such as intelligent autocompletes and code refactoring. VHDL and Verilog design have never been easier, more efficient and fun. Sigasi was founded in 2008 in Belgium and has customers worldwide in all fields of industry.

Silvaco Logo Silvaco, Inc. is a leading EDA provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. The portfolio also includes tools for power integrity sign off, reduction of extracted netlist, variation analysis and also production-proven intellectual property (IP) cores. Silvaco delivers a full TCAD-to-Signoff flow for vertical markets including: displays, power electronics, optical devices, radiation & soft error reliability, analog and HSIO design, library and memory design, advanced CMOS process and IP development. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has a global presence with offices located in North America, Europe, Japan and Asia. For over 30 years, Silvaco has enabled its customers to bring superior products to market in the shortest time with reduced cost. Semiconductor fabs and design houses from around the globe have relied on Silvaco’s expertise to help develop the “technology behind the chip”. Silvaco’s mission is to help our customers accelerate the pace of technological innovation and their time to market while reducing their costs in developing the next-generation chips. We strive to understand our customers’ challenges so as to tailor the innovative products, services and support they need to succeed in their technology development and productivity goals.

Since its founding in 1984, Silvaco has grown to become the largest privately held EDA company and continues to grow consistently on the strength of its excellent products, support and service. The company has been a shining example of the innovative valley culture and strives to continue this legacy.

Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the world’s 15th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. Whether you’re a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that require the highest security and quality, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver innovative, high-quality, secure products. Learn more at

Verific Design Automation, with offices in Alameda, Calif., and Kolkata, India, provides parsers, analyzers, and elaborators for SystemVerilog, Verilog, VHDL, and UPF. Verific’s software is used worldwide by the EDA, FPGA, and semiconductor community in synthesis, simulation, formal verification, emulation, debugging, virtual prototyping, and design-for-test applications, which combined have shipped more than 60,000 copies.


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  Our Industry Solution Experiences extend semiconductor innovation and efficiency beyond the limits of PLM. They dramatically change the way we innovate with our customers. They help us foresee the RIGHT END VALUE beyond engineering for our products, enabling us to fully optimize the product before producing it.

You may know us for our processors. But we do so much more. Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth.

Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. Leading on policy, diversity, inclusion, education and sustainability, we create value for our stockholders, customers, and society.

Cylynt provides SaaS based anti-piracy, license compliance and software monetization technology for the world’s leading software companies. Cylynt’s data-driven approach to software utilization enables technology companies to derive more value while protecting their intellectual property (IP). Cylynt helps clients make informed business decisions, correct licensing problems, and protect customers from unfair competition. With a solution for every budget, Cylynt’s innovative technologies organize, analyze, and interpret telemetry data into meaningful market insights and quality lead generation. To learn more about how Cylynt solutions can help protect software brand names and drive revenue generation efforts, call +1-424-278-9990 or email

SUSE®, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed—today and tomorrow.

Zuken works globally with leading companies to optimize their electrical and electronic engineering design and related manufacturing processes through the provision of leading edge software and consulting services. Our unique combination of proven experience, technological expertise and agility creates best in class solutions. Our transparent working practices and belief in integrity in all aspects of business produces long lasting and successful customer partnerships.