Cadence Online Support
As a member of the EMEA University Software Program you are granted access to Cadence Online Support. Access is available not only to professors but also to other university staff, faculty, and students. An account will allow the user to perform searches within the online database for product information, solutions, help documents, technical bulletins, application notes, release patches, etc. With access to Cadence Online Support you will have the opportunity to download:
- Rapid Adaption Kits (RAKs)
Rapid adoption kits (RAKs) are self-packaged test cases developed to aid users with learning specific technology at their own pace. They include design, libraries, scripts, application notes, and, in some cases, videos. Learn more
- Generic Process Design Kits (GPDKs)
Generic process design kits (GPDKs) and standard-cell reference libraries provide users with Cadence® Design Tools and Virtuoso® and Encounter® flows. They are intended to be representative of the actual semiconductor processes. Learn more
- Training Bytes
Training Bytes are self-help short videos. The materials could be from a tool, methodology, or language course, covering a topic, or it could be a how-to video showing a new product capability or how to do a specific task within the tool. Today there are over a thousand of these videos and most are about 3-4 minutes long. Learn More
- White Papers
Explore our white papers to get informed and keep up to date on the latest Cadence® IP developments. Learn More
Training on Cadence Tools
Online course are available through The Internet Learning Series (iLS), free of charge. Professors as well as university staff and students can take these online courses for free with the approval of the licensing professor or a technical liaison. This can be accessed through the Europractice site or directly from our webpage. Note that your institution must either be a Europractice member or part of the University Software Program.
The Cadence Academic Network offers a certification program for university labs to show the high-quality standards of their teachers and examiners. Students who have accomplished courses in certified labs will also be certified. Learn more about our Certified Universities.