CHUNGBUK, Korea — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 3, 2010 — Chungbuk Technopark SoC R&D Center (CBTP) Korea has closed a long-term licensing agreement with MunEDA regarding the MunEDA tool suite WiCkeDTM. CBTP will use MunEDA’s leading-edge design analysis and optimization tools for their advanced development of Analog, RF and Mixed Signal circuits and devices as well as for characterization of process technology influences.
“CBTP SoC R&D Center will use MunEDA’s WiCkeD tools to further enhance our IC design and development flow of high-end analog, mixed-signal and RF circuits and IP. As we have seen WiCkeD can bring design efficiency improvements of factor 10-100 and more and quality improvements of up to 95%,” stated Jongsung Lim, President of Chungbuk Technopark Foundation and Dr. Joosock Lee on behalf of CBTP SoC R&D Center. “MunEDA’s tools are very much established in the Korean IC design and SoC industry with leading companies using it in their productive IC design flows.”
“Winning CBTP as long-term customer and strategic partner for our WiCkeD design analysis, modelling and optimization tools enables us to further enhance existing IC design flows and methodologies to address the challenges of deep-submicron technologies.” stated Andreas Ripp, MunEDA Vice President Sales & Marketing. “Additionally to delivering our tools and solutions we enter into a long-term methodology partnership with CBTP that also will be related to common research and publication activities. We will support CBTP together with our Korean distribution partner DAOU Xilicon.”
About CBTP SoC R&D Center
CBTP SoC R&D Center ( http://www.cbtp.or.kr/english/) in Chungbuk Technopark is a non-profit local government foundation in Chungbuk Province, Korea. Established on October 1, 2006, CBTP stimulates regional innovation and growth in the Chungbuk economy.
For more information please visit CBTP at www.cbtp.or.kr.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Munich (Germany), MunEDA provides with software tool suite WiCkeDTM leading EDA technology for analysis, modelling and optimization of yield and performance of analog, mixed-signal and digital designs. MunEDA products and solutions enable customers to reduce the design times of their circuits and to maximize robustness and yield. MunEDA solutions are in industrial use by leading semiconductor companies worldwide in the areas of communication, computer, memories, automotive, and consumer electronics. MunEDA is partnering with leading EDA distributors in USA, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, UK & Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia, Scandinavia and others to serve a worldwide customer base.
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