Free Synopsys/Europractice Custom Compiler Information Day

Free Synopsys/Europractice Custom Compiler Information Day, 7th March, Munich

The Microelectronics Support Centre at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and Synopsys are pleased to invite you to a free technical information day focused on Analog & Mixed signal designs using Synopsys tools. This technical information day in Munich on Tuesday 7th March 2017 will be presented by Synopsys technical experts.

The event is free to attend but registration is essential, at  Once your place is confirmed, full joining instructions will be sent to you.

Delegates will be expected to finance and arrange their own travel and accommodation.  Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.


10:00 - 10:30 Registration
10:30 - 11:00 Welcome and Introduction
11:00 - 12:15 Introduction to Custom Design Technology
  Complete front to back analog mixed-signal design flow
  Schematic and layout editor
  Schematic and design rule driven layout
  Integration of Physical verification
  Digital/Analog co-design
12:15 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:30 Analog and Mixed-Signal Verification Solutions
  Simulation and Analysis Environment (SAE)
  Transistor-level simulation (HSPICE, FineSim Spice, CustomSim)
  AMS verification with VCS-AMS (incl. SystemVerilog, VerilogA)
14:30 - 15:00 Conclusion and Analog contest launch
15:00 Close

At the event a competition (open to those at Europractice member institutes) will be launched for the best design using Synopsys Custom Compiler.  This design competition will be launched at the information day but full details will be e-mailed subsequently.

Those who want to know more about the Synopsys Custom Compiler tools and gain experience using the Synopsys tools may also be interested in the 3-day Europractice training course from 20th-22nd March 2017 which will be delivered by STFC.  For further details and booking please visit


Microelectronics Support Centre

Science & Technology Facilities Council

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Harwell Campus



OX11 0QX

United Kingdom  

www (STFC)

www (EUROPRACTICE Design Tools)  

Telephone: +44 (0)1235 44 5327

Fax: +44 (0)1235 44 5546


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