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November 06, 2008 Synopsys Press Release:
Synopsys Makes Key Contribution to the IPL Alliance

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, today announced that it has contributed a draft standard for Interoperable Property and Parameter Definitions to the IPL (Interoperable PDK Libraries) Alliance. This contribution from Synopsys significantly advances PDK interoperability by establishing a standard for the critical link between the schematic and layout design data.
June 16, 2008 EETimes:
Group's 'interoperable' analog flow turns up heat on Cadence

Anaheim, Calif. — The once-sleepy analog EDA market is suddenly generating a lot of buzz, as a number of forces combine to advance the technology and threaten Cadence Design Systems Inc.'s stranglehold....
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June 11 , 2008 Synopsys Press Releases:
Synopsys Honors IPL Alliance Companies With Eighth Annual Tenzing Norgay Interoperability Achievement Award

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, announced that TSMC, SpringSoft and Ciranova have received Synopsys' eighth annual Tenzing Norgay Interoperability Achievement Award for advancing the IPL (Interoperable PDK Libraries) Alliance.
May 30, 2008 IPL Press Release:
TSMC Joins the IPL Alliance as the First Foundry Member

World's Largest Foundry Brings Expertise to IPL Alliance Efforts
May 27, 2008 IPL Press Release:
IPL ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES LUNCH WORKSHOP AT DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE ON MONDAY 9 JUNE 2008

Foundry Sponsor TSMC and Charter Sponsors Ciranova, Magma, Silicon Canvas and Synopsys to Present an Interoperable PDK Mechanism
April 21, 2008 IPL Press Release:
IPL Alliance Expands Charter to Address PDK Interoperability

TSMC invites IPL Alliance to participate in its "Partner & Services Pavilion" at the 2008 U.S. Technology Symposium
February 27, 2008 Ciranova and Magma Joint Press Release:
Magma Titan Platform Supports IPL Standards and Ciranova PyCell Libraries for Next-Generation Analog/Mixed-Signal
February 21, 2008 IPL Press Release:
New Online Demo Shows Interoperable Pcell Library Support by five EDA Vendors

Five IPL Alliance members demonstrate that a single PCell library supports a complete custom IC flow including schematic, layout and DRC tools, enabling design database interoperability.