Since the introduction of the National Policy On Electronics (NPE), state governments are gearing up to attract as much investment as possible in the area which concerns NPE. In the same line the Karnataka state government has introduced Electronic System Design & Manufacturing Policy (ESDM), 2013. As per NPE, ESDM is expected to grow to USD $400 Billion by the year 2020 and will generate a total employment of over 28 million.
VLSI Design Conference 2013 is now inviting design abstract submissions for the following categories:
I was invited to visit the Nvidia Tech Week this past weekend (February 25-26, 2012) at their facilities in Pune. This is a great concept – getting employees to invite friends and relatives to actually see what their company is all about is very good social outreach and a fantastic marketing initiative. If more tech companies in the area do similar events once or twice a year, it will help lift the shroud of technical opaqueness around them. I think hosting similar events in area colleges will also help students realize that even VLSI/Embedded Systems Design is cool.
Bangalore based startup, Saankhya Labs’ Universal TV demodulator chip has been nominated as one of the finalists for the prestigious ACE awards instituted by UBM (publisher of EETimes and EDN) in the SoC category.