Imec IC-link ASIC Services offers a variety of services to customers throughout the entire prototype and production supply chain. We support customers with professional technical support, ASIC prototyping, productization and volume production, including packaging, qualification and test.
A customer-focused service offering.
IC-link supports fabless IC companies, design houses and IP vendors with:
• Flexible COT & ASIC-service solutions in alliance with industry-leading foundries
• Access to foundry design rules, spice parameters, design kits, standard cell libraries
• Assistance to customers in the optimal technology choice (speed, power, leakage, area, etc.) for customer’s future products through our Technology Targeting Service
• Additional value-added services with major partners: training workshops, IP access, design & tape-out reviews, early technology insight, library re-characterization, IO ESD
Depending on the exact nature of your business, you will have very specific requirements for the supply chain of your ASICs:
Maximum flexibility---easyCOT. Our Customer Owned Tooling (COT) business model manages over 600 COT projects a year. It secures full flexibility and involvement in every detail of productization, test and assembly of your ASIC. You rely on our long lasting relations with leading sub-contractors and on the resulting economies of scale. This secures maximum reliability and competitiveness. “On time” and “fully transparent” are the keywords for this service.
No risk---Full Turn-Key: For customers who want to rely on a fully organized supply chain at minimum risk, imec uses best in class turnkey partners to qualify, assemble and test your ASIC. You as well as our Full Turn-Key partners can fully benefit from the expertise of IC-link’s technical IC support-team as well as from imec’s reliable supply of wafers at a competitive price that guarantees low ASIC cost. Imec only uses the best turnkey partners, located close to you to assure the best possible project execution.