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BENGALURU, India and SANTA CLARA, Calif., January 3, 2022 — Synapse Design, a QuEST Global company, today announced the company has joined the Design Center Alliance (DCA) program of TSMC Open Innovation Platform® (OIP). The TSMC DCA program focuses on chip-implementation services and system-level design solutions to help lower design barriers for customers adopting TSMC technology.

Synapse Design has built a reputation by delivering proven, leading-edge services and solutions addressing complex System-on-Chip (SoC) and mixed-signal Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) from architecture specifications to tape-out. The company is the design services provider of choice to most of the world’s top Fabless, Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) and Integrated Device Manufacturing (IDM) companies who choose the Synapse proven end-to-end hardware and software design solutions targeting Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Center, IoT, automotive/autonomous, multimedia, mobile, networking, and communications & storage technologies.

Commenting on the development, Satish Bagalkotkar, President, CEO and Co-Founder, Synapse Design said, “Our collaboration with TSMC through its DCA program will increase our customers’ confidence level, knowing that they will receive best-in-class, end-to-end hardware/software semiconductor design services from Synapse Design working in unison with TSMC’s advanced process technologies. Together with TSMC, we will cross barriers in providing more efficient semiconductor designs.”

“We’re very pleased with the addition of Synapse Design to our Design Center Alliance to address the growing market needs for design services on TSMC’s industry-leading technologies,” said Suk Lee, Vice President of the Design Infrastructure Management Division at TSMC. “The joint effort combining Synapse Design’s experience in design services with TSMC’s technologies will enable our mutual customers to achieve next-generation design success and quickly launch their differentiated products to market.”

Synapse Design, a QuEST Global company, has design centers in the US, India, China, Japan, Malaysia, and Vietnam and employs more than 1,000 engineers. The company has worked with TSMC closely and completed 150+ designs on TSMC’s process technologies over the past five years, including 20+ designs on TSMC’s latest N7, N6, and N5 processes. The company offers high performance as well as low-power, SoC and mixed-signal ASIC design services from architecture specifications to tape out, including system-level software and embedded firmware development. With Synapse becoming part of the QuEST family, it is helping the company offer end-to-end hardware-enabled software solutions across various industries, including semiconductor, automotive, consumer electronics, networking, and storage systems. These solutions help fast growth industries accelerate their efforts towards digital transformation.

About Synapse Design, a QuEST Global company  

Synapse Design www.synapse-da.com is an industry leader in semiconductor design services specializing in highly complex SoCs and embedded software. The company’s client list is comprised of 95% of the top ten IDM/ODM and Fabless companies around the world. Synapse Design’s products and services support companies creating high-end products in AI, machine learning, mobile, IoT, storage, networking, multimedia, 5G and others. Through its people, technologies and services, the company delivers engineering excellence and a flexible business model enabling next generation products for its customers. Founded in 2003, Synapse Design is headquartered in the Silicon Valley with design centers throughout the world. It was recently acquired by QuEST Global, to enhance its capability in providing comprehensive design and consulting services and software development for the semiconductor industry.

About QuEST Global

We are Quest Global. We’re in the business of engineering, but what we’re really building is a brighter future. It’s not just what we do, but why we do it that makes us different. We believe engineering has the unique opportunity to solve the problems of today that stand in the way of tomorrow. For 25 years, we have strived to be the most trusted partner for the world’s hardest engineering problems. As a global organization headquartered in Singapore, we live and work in 17 countries, with 56 global delivery centers, driven by 13,000+ extraordinary employees who make the impossible possible every day. Quest Global brings deep industry knowledge and digital expertise to deliver E2E global product engineering services. We bring together technologies and industries alongside the contributions of diverse individuals and their areas of expertise to solve problems better, faster. This multi-dimensional approach enables us to solve the most important and large-scale challenges across the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Energy, Hi-Tech, Healthcare, Medical Devices, Rail and Semiconductor industries.

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