Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, has joined the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) with an in-kind donation of electronic design automation (EDA) software and services valued at over USD $40 million. The donation enables students in Vietnam to gain hands-on experience with the software and services that engineers around the
world rely on, including the Cadence® proprietary software, hardware, design and verification IP, memory models, methodologies, and design services that are used to create the integrated circuits and silicon chips found inside most electronic devices.
HEEAP is a collaborative program of the United States Agency of International Development (USAID), Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Portland State University’s Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, Intel Corp., Siemens,
Danaher Corporation and other industry partners with the top technical universities in Vietnam. The goal is to advance electrical and mechanical engineering curricula and support the country’s growing high-tech industry.