Other Industry Organizations

Accellera was formed in 2000 through the unification of Open Verilog International and VHDL International to focus on identifying new standards, development of standards and formats, and to foster the adoption of new methodologies.

  Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM is an international organization, with over 90,000 members world wide, dedicated to the advancement of computer technology.

Edacentrum is an independent institution geared towards promoting research and development in the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) sector.

  IEEE Council on EDA (C-EDA)
The objectives of IEEE/CEDA include fostering design automation of electronic circuits and systems at all levels, by means of publications, conferences/workshops and volunteer activities.

  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
A non-profit organization, which promotes the development and application of electronic technology and allied sciences for the benefit of humanity, the advancement of the profession, and the well-being of its members.

  International Society for Quality Electronic Design (ISQED)
The International Society for Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), established in 1999, is a non-profit international professional organization devoted to "Quality" in design of micro-electronic, nano-electronic, and bio-electronic circuits and systems.

OCP-IP is dedicated to proliferating a common standard for intellectual property (IP) core interfaces, or sockets, that facilitate "plug and play" System-on-Chip (SoC) design. Read the OCP-IP Quarterly Newsletter. For more information, watch the OCP-IP introductory presentation, or check OCP-IP founder Ian Macintosh's management book.

  Silicon Integration Initiative, Inc. (formerly CFI)
SI2's mission is to provide value-added services and to transfer technologies that reduce the cost and complexity of silicon design and integration at the system level. Today SI2 represents more than 40 semiconductor manufacturers, electronic systems companies, and EDA tool suppliers in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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