Santa Clara CA, June 12th, 2008– Chungbuk Technopark (CBTP) SoC R&D Center in South Korea and SILVACO International has signed a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding for technical collaboration in the semiconductor field.  The agreement was signed by Dr. JuSeok Leeon behalf of CBTP and Dr Ivan Pesic on behalf of SILVACO.

SILVACO will provide technical information to CBTP for advanced Analog, RF, Mixed Signal, and Process and Device technologies.  SILVACO also commits to providing long-term support for these technologies to customers in Korea. CBTP will also provide marketing of and maintenance for SILVACO EDA Tools to Korean fabless companies and foundries.

"CBTP is also eager to cooperate with Simucad Design Automation in developing analog, mixed-signal, and RF integrated circuits," said Dr. JuSeok Lee.  "This strategic collaboration will accelerate growth in the high tech semiconductor arena in Korea."

“We look forward to adding CBTP to our growing list of collaborative partners,” said Dr Pesic.  “CBTP will be able to benefit from our extensive experience in collaborating with similar R&D centers around the world.”

About SILVACO International

SILVACO International, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is a leading vendor of TCAD and EDA software. Founded in 1984, and a TCAD leader since 1987, the company is privately held.  In 2005 it spun out Simucad Design Automation which now focuses on EDA software.  Worldwide customers include leading foundries, fabless semiconductor companies, integrated semiconductor manufacturers, and universities. 

More information:
Contact Roderick Bersamina
+1 (408) 654-4359


About CBTP SoC R&D Center

CBTP SoC R&D Center ( in Chungbuk Technopark is a non-profit local government foundation in Chungbuk Province, Korea.  Established on October 1, 2006, CBTP stimulates regional innovation and growth in the Chungbuk economy.

More information:
Contact James Lee
P:  +82-43-241-1300