TSMC Awards 

 
2014 Interface IP Partner of the Year Award given to Synopsys during TSMC's OIP Forum
2014 Interface IP Partner of the Year Award given to Synopsys during TSMC's OIP Forum

Synopsys Selected as TSMC's 2014 "Interface IP Partner of the Year" for Fifth Consecutive Year

Synopsys was presented with TSMC's 2014 "Interface IP Partner of the Year" award at the TSMC Open Innovation Platform (OIP) forum held on September 30 at the San Jose Convention Center. Synopsys has been honored with this award every year since its inception in 2010. The award selection criteria includes customer feedback, TSMC9000 compliance, number of customer tape-outs and technical support excellence. Synopsys' portfolio of silicon-proven DesignWare Interface IP including USB, PCI Express®, DDR, MIPI, HDMI, Ethernet and SATA are available now in a wide range of TSMC process technologies.

   
Synopsys receives TSMC's Partner of the Year Award for Joint Development of 16FinFET Plus Design Infrastructure
Synopsys receives TSMC's Partner of the Year Award for Joint Development of 16FinFET Plus Design Infrastructure

TSMC Awards Synopsys "Partner of the Year 2014" for Joint Development of 16FinFET+ Design Infrastructure

On September 30, during TSMC's Open Innovation Platform forum, TSMC awarded Synopsys "Partner of the Year 2014" for joint development of the 16FinFET+ design infrastructure. Synopsys' digital and custom design tools are broadly certified for 16-nanometer FinFET+, including reference flows. Certified tools include: IC Compiler™ for routing and placement, IC Validator DRC, LVS and metal fill, StarRC™ multi-patterning and 3-D FinFET silicon profile modeling using the QuickCap® field solver, PrimeTime® signoff-accurate timing analysis, PrimeRail accurate static and dynamic IR-drop analysis, NanoTime static timing analysis of embedded SRAMs, Galaxy Custom Designer® Schematic Editor, Laker® Layout for 10-nm, HSPICE®, CustomSim™ and FineSim® simulation products for accurate circuit simulation results on the latest FinFET-based designs.