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28 Nov 2011
EDA Solutions Celebrates 10 Years in Delivering Analogue and Mixed-Signal Design Solutions
EDA Solutions, sole representative in Europe for Tanner EDA, Incentia Design Systems and MOSIS, is celebrating its 10th birthday this month.

The company commenced operations in November 2001, originally based in Southampton, UK, as sole representative in Europe for Tanner EDA's analogue and mixed-signal software design tools. One month later, in December 2001, the company was also appointed as sole representative for the low-cost prototyping and small-volume production services of MOSIS.

The company has grown in terms of sales in every year of its 10-year existence culminating in its recent appointment, in September 2011, as sole representative in Europe for Incentia Design Systems.

Major company milestones:

  • Nov 2001 - Set up as representative for Tanner EDA

  • Dec 2001 - Appointed as representative for MOSIS

  • Jun 2002 - Appointment of its first support engineer

  • Jun 2003 - First of eight summer/annual placement students

  • Jul 2005 - Appointment of Sales Manager for Germany

  • Nov 2007 - Winners of the National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) award for Commitment to Training and Education.

  • Aug 2008 - Relocated to new offices in Fareham, UK

  • Sep 2011 - Appointment of Sales Manager for Northern Europe

  • Sep 2011 - Appointed as sole representative for Incentia Design Systems

"We're extremely proud of our ten years in providing best-in-class low-cost analogue and mixed-signal design solutions from Tanner EDA and fabrication services from MOSIS", said Paul Double, Managing Director at EDA Solutions. "We enter our 11th year in business with significantly increased vigour and great excitement following our recent appointment as sole representative for Incentia, enabling us to address analogue, mixed-signal and digital designs in new applications to customers across Europe. And we now look forward to delivering our customary exceptional support to customers for the next ten years."

Photo Caption: Steve Attfield (left), Sales Manager for Northern Europe, and Paul Double, Managing Director, in front of the Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron science facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.

EDA Solutions, in conjunction with Europractice IC Services, held a mixed-signal ASIC design workshop on advanced tools from Incentia and Tanner EDA, earlier this month at the STFC (Science and Technology Facilities Council) Rutherford Appleton Labs on the Harwell Campus.