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Academic Partners

XUP often collaborates with well-known academic professionals to develop and deliver complete workshop materials. The materials developed by the area expert are made available to XUP members for their use in the class rooms and research. XUP also partners with regional academic consortiums which focus on promoting and proliferating high-technology in their regions, including Xilinx software, hardware and teaching material, to all academic institutions in their designated regions

Name Description
NetFPGA The NetFPGA is a a line-rate, flexible, and open platform for research, and classroom experimentation. More than 3,500 NetFPGA systems have been deployed at over 300 institutions in over 60 countries around the world.
Canadian Microelectronics Corporation, Canada (CMC) CMC builds partnerships among government, industry and universities to enable microsystems discovery, applied research and technology development, and to accelerate Canadian competitiveness through microsystems.
CNFM, France The national clusters and services of CNFM contribute to the establishment of continuing education and training programs, more often in cooperation with universities and engineering colleges, partners of the CNFM network.
CoreEL University Program (CUP) CoreEL University Program enables the academic institutions across India to drive excellence in imparting education on VLSI and Embedded System technologies. Team of experts assist in setting up world class laboratory infrastructure and enable the teaching staff on the related tools and methodologies.
EUROPRACTICE, UK EUROPRACTICE is an European Union initiative which aims to stimulate the wider exploitation of state of the art microelectronics technologies by the European industry.
Ibero American Science and Technology Center, Latin America and South America (ISTEC) ISTEC has been established to foster scientific, engineering, and technology education, joint international research and development efforts among its members, and to provide a cost-effective vehicle for the application and transfer of technology.
IC Design Education Center, South Korea (IDEC) IDEC assists academia in establishing the competitive environment for integrated circuit (IC) and system design education and thereby securing experienced design engineers equipped with IC and system design expertise.
International Micro Electronics Center,Belgium (IMEC) IMEC is Europe's largest independent research center in nanoelectronics and nano-technology. IMEC provides training in various fields.
VLSI Design & Education Center, Japan (VDEC) VDEC performs various kinds of activities including distributing VLSI design information, providing CAD software and licenses.

Non-Academic Partners

XUP continually strives to make available next generation software and hardware design flows for the engineering curriculum. Through the XUP alliance program, academics can get access to the latest development tools and boards offered by third party vendors.

Name Description
Alpha Data A leading global supplier of high performance COTS reconfigurable computer platforms and support software.
Annapolis Micro Systems, Inc. High performance Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) FPGA development provider.
Avnet, Inc. Authorized distributor for Xilinx FPGA and development board.
CoreEL Technologies (I) Pvt. Ltd. CoreEL University Program partners with the Xilinx University Program (XUP) and the higher education program of Mentor Graphics along with the university programs of many top VLSI companies in the world to bring the world’s best VLSI tools at affordable prices.
Digilent, Inc. Low cost university FPGA development and accessory boards provider.
EEFOCUS Sci-Tech (Beijing) Co. Ltd. EEFOCUS is a online community for Chinese electronics practitioners as well as online technical school with rich professional courses.
E-Elements Technology Co. LTD E-Elements engages in advanced FPGA system design, training, technological consultation services, and supplying laboratory equipment of universities.
Mango Communications, Inc. Designer of platforms for cutting-edge wireless research.
Maxeler Technologies Inc. Maxeler Technologies' delivers substantially increased performance for HPC applications through the use of Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) accelerators.
Red Pitaya Low cost open source FPGA+CPU development board with integrated T&M applications.  Learn FPGA with Red Pitaya resource.
Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd.

The VCS-1 is a PC/104 Linux stack composed of 2 main components, namely the EMC2 board which is a PCIe/104 OneBank™ carrier for a Trenz compatible SoC Module and the FM191 expansion card that fans out the I/Os from the SoC to the outside world.

The SoC provides standard connectivity (e.g. SPI, RS232, I2C, USB, GigE, PCIe, etc), ARM-based processing which is used to run Ubuntu Linux OS and ROS Melodic, memory interfaces and Programmable Logic used for Hardware acceleration and GPIO.