Shortlist announced for Elektra’s Design Tools and Development Software award sponsored by Swindon Silicon Systems

With the Elektra Awards event just weeks away, the shortlist has been announced for the Design Tools and Development Software Award sponsored by Swindon Silicon Systems, a Sensata Technologies company.

This will be the 6th year running that Swindon has sponsored an award at the UK electronics industry’s premier awards event which takes place every December.

The Elektra Awards were established to give due recognition to the most innovative companies along with talented individuals across all sectors of the electronics industry. It has become a must attend event for the UK electronics industry.

Richard Mount, Swindon’s Sales and Marketing Director said, “The category we sponsor represents a vital sector of the industry made up from companies that play a key part in product design and development. We look forward to presenting the award to the worthy winner.

The shortlist is:

Cadence Design Systems – New Cadence® Spectre® X Simulator

Cadence Design Systems – Protium™ X1 Enterprise Prototyping Platform

Keysight Technologies – The true path for design & development: Keysight PathWave

Mentor, a Siemens Business – Fast, targeted, on-demand Calibre signoff verification in P&R

SiFive – SiFive Core Designer Takes Processor Core IP to the Cloud

Sony – Sony XCG-CP510 module and SDK cuts development time of polarised imaging applications by 75%

Thalia Design Automation – AMALIA Analog Design Suite


Like the Elektra Awards, Swindon is keen to recognise talent and continues to provide a number of undergraduate and graduate programs across several disciplines including electronics, physics and software. The company stages a summer intern program which can lead to a full-time career with Swindon.

All the shortlisted companies for the Elektra 2019 award categories can be viewed here.

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