FP7 Project "SmartCoDe" at CeBIT 2012: Saving Energy through ICT

One of the major challenges today is the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions. In this context, small buildings and neighbourhoods account for approx. 40% of the overall energy consumption in Europe. While presenting first results at its booth at CeBIT 2012, the FP7 EU project SmartCoDe demonstrated to Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, that microelectronics can be the key enabling technology to solve the problems.

"eda10trum" - The edacentrum celebrates his 10th anniversary

Ten years ago, supported by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research the edacentrum has been founded by the German industry. In charge of the founders the registered association bundled, reinforced and supported German research and development in EDA. This was an important step taken to giving the EDA in society, politics and industry, the place that it deserves as a key to Microelectronics and thus the products of the future.


Now available: newsletter edacentrum 02 2011

Since September 9th the "newsletter edacentrum 01 2011" is available. All members and partners in IKT2020 projects will get it by mail. Non-members have the opportunity to receive the newsletter edacentrum by subscription. More detailed information (in German only) can be found here.


edaForum11 will take place on September 21-22, 2011 in Berlin

Since its inception in 2002, edacentrum’s annual event has brought together decision makers from the semiconductor and EDA industries, with top-rated speakers from all over the world. The edaForum’s unique approach of combining business sessions with technical sessions, focusing on emerging business opportunities and crucial technical requirements spurred by market demand, provides executives with that mix of information they need for shaping their future business. Since last year the edaForum event has been changed.

Picture Gallery of edaWorkshop11 und CATRENE DTC is online

Dresden - Take a view on the picture gallery of this year's edaWorkshop which was jointly organized with the CATRENE Design Technology Conference and took place on May 10-12 in Dresden. It has attracted more than 100 participants, which is a vivid proof that EDA is alive. - As "after the edaWorkshop is before the edaWorkshop", we invite you to the edaWorkshop12 which will be held in Hannover, Germany on May 8-9, 2012.


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