Press Releases

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…

Coventor® Brings ‘MEMS For the Mainstream’ Message To Industry Events In June

Presentations at Sensors Expo, Hilton Head 2010 and DAC showcase MEMS+IC solution

CARY, North Carolina – May 25, 2010 – Coventor, Inc. (www.coventor.com), will be promoting its industry-leading suite of MEMS design tools and its “MEMS for the Mainstream” message at three key industry events in June. The company’s solution revolves around its MEMS+® product line, a full-featured MEMS design platform that is specifically designed to integrate with traditional analog and mixed-signal IC design methodologies and tools, and shield designers from the complexity of MEMS design. read more…

Coventor Joins IME’S MEMS Consortium To Grow MEMS In Singapore

A STAR AND EDB LAUNCH MICRO-ELECTRO-MECHANICAL-SYSTEMS (MEMS) CONSORTIUM

Eight MNCs and SMEs join Consortium to Stimulate Growth and Raise Productivity of MEMS Manufacturing in Singapore

The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), today announced the launch of the Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS) Consortium to bring together 8 MNCs and local enterprises from the MEMS supply chain in public-private sector research collaboration to grow the MEMS industry in Singapore. read more…