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ARM Flexible Access and Physical IP Support
Below is the table of foundries that Arm supports with their Physical IP (standard cells, IO, memory compilers, etc.) through their Flexible Access Program. Arm Flexible Access provides up-front, zero, or low-cost access to a wide range of Arm IP, tools, and training. WDC is licensed with Arm to support an educational institution’s design with WDC’s IP and Arm’s Physical IP for a wide variety of process nodes. The table below is from the Arm Flexible Access datasheet.
Cadence University Program
The Cadence University Program serves over 1500 universities worldwide and provides a vast library of software tools, training courses, and educational resources. Cadence has provided WDC with access to tools and training to better support the needs of educational institutions worldwide.
CMC Microsystems – CAD, FAB, and LAB
CMC Microsystems is the partner WDC uses for cloud solutions to the Cadence Design tools. CMC is a catalyst for research, development, and the cultivation of highly skilled professionals. By fostering a thriving ecosystem, they empower a network of over 10,000 academic participants and 1,000 forward-thinking companies committed to pushing the boundaries of advanced technologies.