October 09,2014

eMemory Receives TSMC IP Partner Award Five Years Straight

Hsinchu, Taiwan (Oct. 09, 2014) – eMemory, the global leader in embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) announced today that it has received TSMC’s 2014 IP Partner of the Year Award from TSMC for the fifth year. This award recognizes eMemory in such areas as technical support, customer service and continued innovation. eMemory is the only eNVM Silicon Intellectual Property (SIP) supplier to receive the honor for five consecutive years. The presentation was made during TSMC’s Open Innovation Platform® Ecosystem Forum held in Silicon Valley on Sept. 30, 2014.

The IP Partner of the Year Award consists of seven major categories – Foundation IP, Interface IP, Embedded Memory IP, Analog/Mixed Signal IP, Emerging IP Company, Specialty IP, and Soft IP. The selection standards include a number of criteria, such as customer feedback, adherence to TSMC9000 IP compliance, technical support, service capabilities, and the number of IP used.

eMemory President Rick Shen pointed out, "Based on the long-term partnership and collaboration between eMemory and TSMC, I am very honored that we have received TSMC’s IP Partner of the Year Award five years straight. It represents positive feedback for eMemory and a high level of confidence from customers in the quality of eMemory products, technology, and services."

"eMemory provides a comprehensive IP portfolio that meets TSMC9000 IP compliance,” said Suk Lee, TSMC Senior Director, Design Infrastructure Marketing Division. “The company received consistently high appraisals for technical support and customer service, so we are pleased to present this award to eMemory.”

Since eMemory and TSMC began working together in 2003, over 185 eMemory SIP have been deployed on TSMC’s Open Innovation Platform®. eMemory has also completed more than 700 new tape-outs, and an accumulated total of over 4.75 million embedded eMemory SIP wafers have been employed in a variety of TSMC’s manufacturing process platforms.