Press Releases

Coventor Announces Global Expansion with New Office in Southern Europe and Distribution Agreement in China

Strong growth in MEMS fuels demand for company’s robust design platform

CARY, North Carolina – March 30, 2011 – Coventor®, Inc., the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), today announced it has expanded its reach in two key geographies with the opening of a new office in Italy, and a new distribution agreement in China. The expansion positions Coventor to leverage the continued growth of the MEMS market and meet the need for more sophisticated design solutions to address the challenges of developing MEMS-enabled products. read more…

Coventor SEMulator3D Software Reduces Cost and Development Cycles for Semiconductor and MEMS Processes

IBM and IMEC among industry leaders realizing benefits of SEMulator3D virtual fabrication for 22nm semiconductor and integrated MEMS+CMOS process applications

CARY, North Carolina – March 7, 2011 – Coventor®, Inc., the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), today announced availability of SEMulator3D® 2011, the latest version of its virtual fabrication software for semiconductor and MEMS process development organizations. SEMulator3D is already in use by the world’s largest semiconductor companies, MEMS integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and MEMS foundries for tasks ranging from process integration and documentation of advanced logic and memory process nodes to MEMS design verification, and has provided rapid ROI by reducing time-consuming, costly build-and-test cycles. read more…

Imec and Coventor combine leading expertise in IC and MEMS design and manufacturing

Bringing MEMS to the mainstream through more efficient design techniques and manufacturing processes

Leuven, Belgium – February 1, 2011 – Coventor (www.coventor.com), the leading supplier of design technology for micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and the nanoelectronics research center imec (www.imec.be), today announced a strategic partnership to improve and expand the use of advanced design and manufacturing techniques for the development of CMOS integrated MEMS. The partnership includes strategic alignment on R&D roadmaps and collaboration on advanced research topics.Teams of imec and Coventor will collaborate on expanding imec’s use of Coventor’s software tools suite for MEMS + IC design. They will jointly develop process design kits (PDKs) for imec’s SiGe MEMS-above-IC process. read more…

Industry Veteran Tom Flynn Joins Coventor to Head Global Sales

Coventor, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has named Tom Flynn to the position of vice president, sales and business development. Flynn will oversee the company’s continued growth into new markets and application areas as it builds on its MEMS for the Mainstream strategy to enable the proliferation of more MEMS-enabled electronic products. read more…

Coventor® Extends MEMS+IC Design to System Level Through Integration with Simulink® from MathWorks

Newest release of MEMS+®design suite allows simulation of 3D MEMS models in popular system-level design tool to create seamless flow for MEMS + IC design

CARY, North Carolina – October 13, 2010 – Coventor, Inc., (www.coventor.com) the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), today announced the release of the latest version of its MEMS+ design suite. The new release, MEMS + 2.0, includes tight integration and simulation within the widely-used Simulink environment from MathWorks. This support builds on the company’s existing integration with the Virtuoso® IC design system from Cadence Design Systems (also enhanced in this release) to provide designers with an efficient, integrated environment for incorporating MEMS into traditional IC and system-on-chip (SoC) design methodologies. read more…

Coventor and Process Relations Collaborate to Streamline Fabrication Process Development

Interface between SEMulator3D and XperiDesk tools combines proven virtual manufacturing emulation capabilities with real production data to improve accuracy and efficiency in next-generation process development

CARY, North Carolina and DORTMUND, Germany – September 29, 2010 – Coventor, Inc. (www.coventor.com), the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), and Process Relations, a provider of enterprise information management systems for high tech process development, announced today a collaboration to develop and market integrated solutions to improve the efficiency of developing next generation fabrication processes for semiconductor and MEMS manufacturers. As part of the cooperation, the companies have developed an interface between the Process Development Execution System XperiDeskTM information management system from Process Relations and Coventor’s 3D emulation software SEMulator3DTM. read more…