The ICDS (IC Design Service Center) of ACE
is to become an incubator for fabless start-up IC
design houses. It occupies 10000 m2 of the workshop,
can support up to 20-30 design houses to reside
in, and supports them with EDA platform and design
services of superior quality.
The ICDS has a computing center based on Giga-bit
EDA LAN, composed of high performance computing
server, file server, desktop workstations and PC
terminals. High feedthrough and data security of
customers' design projects can be guaranteed.
The ICDS has established strategical alliance with
key global EDA vendors as Synopsys, Cadence, Mentor
Graphics, Synplicity etc. It will support foundry
service in cooperation with TSMC, UMC, SMIC, GSMC
etc. with their gold libraries and IPs, also with
3' party IP vendors.
The ICDS will provide turkey service to design houses
based on its leading-edge technologies, specially
with project evaluation, ASIC design service (R2G),
SoC integration, IC production service and design
methodology consultation. It will also provide detail
reference flow to customers to develop their own