About Synopsys Armenia

Synopsys established a presence in Armenia in 2004 as Synopsys Armenia closed joint stock company (CJSC) after acquiring Monterey Arset and Leda Design. Later, Synopsys enlarged its presence in Armenia by acquiring HPLA in 2005 and Virage Logic in 2010.

About Synopsys Armenia

Synopsys Armenia provides R&D and product support for electronic design automation (EDA), design for manufacturing (DFM), and semiconductor intellectual property (IP) solutions. With over 850 employees, Synopsys is one of the largest IT employers in Armenia.

To provide Armenia with highly qualified and industry-ready IT specialists and to increase the level of silicon design expertise in Armenia and the surrounding region, Synopsys heavily invests in microelectronics education through collaboration with local and regional universities.

Rooted in the responsibility that comes with corporate citizenship, Synopsys Armenia is devoted to supporting science and technology programs at all levels. In cooperation with local business, government, and academic organizations, we foster and inspire the world’s next generation of innovators. Our STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) initiatives are designed to empower students and young professionals to enhance their expertise and uphold the long-standing tradition of engineering excellence in Armenia.

Synopsys Armenia cultivates a socially responsible culture. Armenia employees are actively engaged in STEM, social, ecological, health, and other charitable initiatives by sharing their time, passion, and talent to strengthen local communities.



In 2010 the U.S. State Department has recognized Synopsys in Armenia among 12 finalists worldwide for the U.S. Secretary of State’s prestigious 2010 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). Synopsys was recognized for the software company’s “promotion of U.S. and foreign investors by showcasing Armenia as a potential informational technology (IT) hub; collaboration with universities on IT training programs; and reduction of pollution levels by planting hundreds of trees to counter recent deforestation.” The special citation was offered to Synopsys “in recognition of corporate citizenship, innovation and exemplary business practices in Armenia.”