Saigon High-Tech Park and Synopsys Collaborate to Advance Talent in IC Design

VIETNAM, Aug. 28 – HCM CITY – Saigon High-Tech Park (SHTP) and Synopsys, a world leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor intellectual property, signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday, Aug. 26. agreement on the culture of integrated circuits (IC) design talent in Việt Nam.

Through Synopsys Academic & Research Alliances (SARA), Synopsys will provide its academic software program, which includes curriculum, educational resources, and the “Train the Trainer” program to SHTP to establish its chip design center.

SHTP will invest in IT infrastructure to set up the design center within the next three years.

“Synopsys is known for its industry-leading semiconductor design software, IP and software security solutions,” said Nguyễn Anh Thi, President of SHTP.

“Collaboration for SHTP chip design center in Việt Nam can benefit from the company’s world-class design technology by training our future chip designers with the latest industry trends while they are still in The cooperation can also help facilitate the development of Việt Nam’s semiconductor industry,” Thi said.

Robert Li, Synopsys Vice President of Sales for Taiwan and South Asia, said, “SHTP is the innovation center of Việt Nam’s high-tech industry and we are happy to support SHTP’s creation a chip design center with advanced Synopsys technology and university program initiatives.

“The successful development of the semiconductor industry requires teamwork between government, research universities and collaborating entrepreneurs. Synopsys will work closely with SHTP to help strengthen the development of the semiconductor industry and strengthen its leadership in the region,” he said.

SHTP Chip Design Center is authorized to host lecturers from three universities belonging to Việt Nam National University in HCM City, including HCM City University of Technology, University of Science and University of information technology, to attend the Synopsys “train the trainer” program and also do the training at the SHTP chip design center. —VNS

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