Memorandum of Understanding between Vietnam National Innovation Center and Synopsys supports development of new chip design incubation center
SUNNYVALE, California., September 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced its collaboration with the Vietnam National Innovation Center (NIC) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to advance integrated circuit design talents in Vietnamwith Synopsys supporting the NIC’s creation of a chip design incubation center.
NIC sets up infrastructure for IC design incubation center at Hoa Lac High-Tech Park, Hanoi, Vietnam, including Synopsys’ advanced prototyping and emulation technologies to optimize the co-design of software and hardware SoCs. The collaboration aims to train an advanced IC design workforce and facilitate the startup design community in Vietnam. This collaboration supports the Vietnamese government’s strategy to develop the integrated circuit design workforce and associated start-up community.
Synopsys will provide NIC with training licenses including a curriculum, educational resources and a “train the trainer” program to help establish the chip design incubation center. The NIC will invest in IT prototyping and emulation infrastructure to establish the incubation center, which is expected to open in the near future.
“Synopsys is a leader in semiconductor design software, intellectual property and software security innovation,” said Mr. Vo Xuan Hoai, vice director of the NIC. “The company’s world-class design technology will benefit the NIC IC design incubation center in Vietnam and enable our future chip designers to be trained in the latest industry trends. Vietnam The semiconductor industry as a whole will also benefit from this collaboration. »
“The NIC is the innovation center of Vietnam high-tech industry, and we are pleased to support NIC’s establishment of a chip design incubation center with advanced Synopsys technology,” said Dr. Robert LiVice President of Sales, Synopsys Taiwan And South Asia. “Over the past few years, Synopsys has introduced many innovative technologies into our Vietnam partners to help them strengthen their integrated circuit design capabilities and reduce time to market. We hope that the collaboration with the NIC will not only result in new technologies for our partners Vietnambut also cultivate young talents and help propel the development of Vietnam semiconductor industry.”
The NIC was created by the Prime Minister of Vietnam in Decision No. 1269/QD-TTg of October 2, 2019with a mission to support and develop Vietnam’s innovation ecosystem across many high-tech sectors, including the semiconductor industry, thereby contributing to the country’s science and technology-based growth model.
Synopsys is committed to helping the Vietnam The semiconductor industry is cultivating its integrated circuit design workforce through continued cooperation with the Vietnamese government. Li added: “The successful development of the semiconductor industry requires teamwork and collaboration between the government, technological universities, research institutes and entrepreneurs. Synopsys will work closely with the NIC to help it strengthen the development of its semiconductor industry and strengthen its leadership in the region.
A signing ceremony was observed by His Excellency Pham Minh ChinhPrime Minister of Vietnam; his excellence Nguyen Chi Dung, Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Investment; and other Vietnamese leaders from the Vietnamese delegation during a visit to Synopsys headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. Dr. Robert LiVice President of Sales, Synopsys Taiwan And South Asiasigned a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on September 18, 2023with M. Vo Xuan Hoai, vice director of the NIC, during the ceremony. Mr. Joachim KunkelManaging Director of Synopsys Solutions Group, company staff and other Synopsys executives also participated in the ceremony.
“Vietnam has sufficient capacity to develop the semiconductor industry, a political system considered stable and a favorable geographical location,” said Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung. “The Vietnamese government, especially the Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinhis very interested in promoting investment cooperation and developing the semiconductor industry in Vietnam; and tasked the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Information and Communications and other ministries to develop an action program to develop this industry in Vietnam. This includes a workforce development project that aims to train a team of 50,000 engineers for this industry by 2030. The cooperation between NIC and Synopsys will contribute to workforce development work and companies in semiconductor design and product development in Vietnamas well as strengthening relationships between Vietnam And United States to strengthen the capacity of the innovation ecosystem and the semiconductor industry.
The Vietnam National Innovation Center (NIC) is an agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment with the function of developing innovation and startup ecosystems; contribute to innovation, science and technology as well as new economic models; and support and improve the innovation and digital transformation capacity of enterprises to increase labor productivity and the competitiveness of the economy.
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