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SMIC Gives 2014 “Best IP Partner Award” of the Year

29 Sep 2014

SHANGHAI, Sept. 29, 2014 -- In the 2014 SMIC Technology Symposium that was held on Sept. 18th , SMIC selected the Top 8 Best IP Partners of 2014 and also gave them the “Best IP Partner Award” to express its recognition and appreciation to IP partners’ support and trust. SMIC hopes to cooperate with all the partners more closely to make further achievements in the future.
Based on the factors of “business”, “technology”, “support for SMIC”, “reputation in the industry” and “IP usage volume”, SMIC selected the top 8 best IP partners respectively in the fields of Foundation IP, RF IP, eNVM IP, Interface IP, Specialty Application IP, Innovation IP, Best Growth and Customer Support. Winners were as follows:
Winners Awards
ARM 2014 Best Partner of the Year in Foundation IP Field
Maxscend 2014 Best Partner of the Year in RF IP Field
Kilopass 2014 Best Partner of the Year in eNVM IP Field
Synopsys 2014 Best Partner of the Year in Interface IP Field
eMemory 2014 Best Partner of the Year in Specialty Application IP Field
M31 2014 Best Partner of the Year in Innovation IP Field
Silicon Creations 2014 Best Partner of the Year in Best Growth Award
InnoSilicon 2014 Best Partner of the Year in Customer Support Field

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Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China. SMIC provides integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 28-nanometer. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and a 200mm mega-fab in Shanghai; a 300mm mega-fab in Beijing and a majority owned 300mm fab for advance nodes under development; a 200mm fab in Tianjin; and a 200mm fab project under development in Shenzhen. SMIC also has marketing and customer service offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit
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