Overview of OpenFPGA and TapeOutWorld


The Open-Source FPGA Foundation is democratizing silicon and lowering barriers to innovation by bringing together companies, universities and individuals working on or interested in advancing open-source capabilities from design to prototype chip manufacturing, establishing collaboration channels, promoting education and talent pipeline development worldwide.


This webinar provides an overview of OpenFPGA and the TapeOutWorld Initiative which provides a global, modular, and scalable approach and roadmap for jump starting country specific programs with an automated open-source design-to-tapeout platform and end-to-end training. Presentations will give an introduction on the following topics:

1. OpenFPGA Framework, Customizable Architecture, and Toolchain (Dr. Xifan Tang)
2. ChipIgnite Design to TapeOut Platformand Flow (Mohamed Kassem)
3. Design-to-TapeOut Training Programs(Kunal Ghosh)

  • Dr. Xifan Tang, Board Member Open-Source FPGA Foundation
  • Mohamed Kassem, Co-Founder & CTO Efabless Corporation
  • Kunal Ghosh, Co-Founder VLSI System Design

Thursday, 18 November 2021


9:30 am to 11:00 am, PST