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This year the edaWorkshop19, the premier German EDA event for the publication and discussion of research findings in EDA in the sense of electronics, design and applications as well as in the classical sense of Electronic Design Automation took place on May 14-16 in Dresden together with the ADTC.

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The Event attracted nearly one hundred participants due to its very exciting programme. For more information on the event's character see below. If you like to take a personal visual pass in review, or if you like to know, how it looks at the edaWorkshop, then dive into our picture galleries of the past events.

Mission of edaWorkshop and ADTC

Since 2009 the two well established events edaWorkshop and ADTC (European Nanoelectronics Applications, Design & Technology Conference, until 2015 known as CATRENE DTC) are co-located and share a common day every two years in Dresden and provide an efficient and thrilling platform for collaboration and technical discussions among R&D projects and leading experts from all over Europe.

The mission of ADTC & edaWorkshop is to support the transfer from new nanoelectronics technologies into applications with high economical value and valuable impact on societal challenges by the means of innovations in design technologies. This explicitly includes close collaboration of R&D experts along the whole value chains of the industries.

The event has a clear focus on deep technical discussions between the leading European experts in the addressed fields, independent from the research programs where the individual projects have been started. CATRENE, PENTA, ECSEL, Horizon 2020, national research programs – ADTC and edaWorkshop bring together all of them at one common technical workshop. This perfectly complements the European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems, where strategic and political discussions have their home.

About 100 attendees include project managers and leading experts of R&D projects in the fields of nanoelectronics and design technologies and their applications, R&D management of semiconductor industry, microelectronics experts in the applications industries like automotive and industrial, the major research organisations of the European scientific community.

Financial Concept

ADTC/edaWorkshop is organized as collaboration event for experts in the field. All attendees benefit from the intensive information exchange and share the cost, which will be kept low. It is a nonprofit event, the local organisers do not get any compensation for their work. Most attendees contribute actively to the event, e.g. as speaker or panelist, therefore free participation is not possible.


The successful preceding edaWorkshop and CATRENE DTC events in Dresden attracted more than 120 participants in 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 respectively. To get an impression of edaWorkshop in the past visit the overview and/or the picture galleries of the past events. The ADTC was first held in Grenoble on June 20-21, 2016 (Website).

With a mix of representatives from industry and academic research the event creates ideal opportunities for a professional exchange of ideas and results on a scientific basis. The dialog can pave the way for industry to benefit from research results. Please note, that the conference language will be English.

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The edaworkshop19 & ADTC, May 2019, Dresden - Program, Picture Gallery

edaWorkshop17 FotoleisteThe edaworkshop17 & ADTC, May 2017, Dresden - Program, Picture Gallery

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The edaworkshop15 & Catrene DTC, May 2015, Dresden - Program, Picture Gallery.

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The edaworkshop13 & Catrene DTC, May 2013, Dresden - Program, Picture Gallery.

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The edaworkshop11 & CATRENE DTC, May 2011, Dresden - Program, Picture Gallery.

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The edaworkshop09 & CATRENE DTC, Mai 2009, Dresden - Program, Picture Gallery. (in German only)