Accelerate Custom SoC Design

The Arm Approved Design Partner program is a global network of design service companies endorsed by Arm.

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Why Use an Arm Approved Design Partner

  • Demonstrated track record of success using Arm IP
  • Audited by Arm, giving confidence in their processes, quality standards & financial stability
  • Faster time to market by using their highly qualified, expert engineering teams who are supported by Arm
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Design Partner Services

Arm Approved Design Partners offer a range of different services. Contact them to find out which services they offer.

Full Turnkey

Architecture definition, front end design, verification, back end design, IP licensing, manufacturing, and supply chain management.

Front End Design

Architecture definition, requirements documentation, IP selection, RTL design, IP integration, and mixed signal design.

Design Verification

Functional and timing verification of the RTL design prior to device tape out.

Back End Design

Physical design, including mapping RTL to a specific foundry and process node, package development, and device testing.

Supply Chain Support

Foundry relationship management, device packaging and testing, and delivery.

Software Development

Software development for device bring-up including boot code, board support packages, and software applications.

Arm Approved Design Partners

Name Headquarters Regions covered Description Contact
ACL Digital
USA, India Global The Semiconductor practice of ACL Digital is a rich repository of Centre of Excellences (CoEs) in High Performance Computing (HPC), Automotive Semiconductor, Wireless Networking & IOT market segments. These CoEs put together best practices, technology research, methodology, training & governance all in one place to cater to its varied market segments.
AnSem (a Cyient Company) Belgium Asia, Europe, North America AnSem offers turnkey custom ASIC and SoCs:  mixed signal, RFIC & digital design services, in-house production test platform and supply chain management. Strong focus on industrial, medical, automotive and consumer applications.  IS9001 & ISO13485 certified.
ASICLAND Korea Global ASICLAND provides design services and turnkey mass production services application that include mobile devices, digital TV, Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) networks, and IoT products. The company has strong long-term partnerships with foundry companies in Korea, Taiwan, and China.

Cambridge Consultants England Global Deep expertise across ASICs, IP and end product development, enables Cambridge Consultants to provide a unique offering that crosses these boundaries. They work with clients ranging from tier one semiconductor companies to world leading brands with no chip expertise. They specialize in the creation of ASIC strategies, bespoke system architectures and design, defined by the business needs and ambitions of their clients.
CoAsia Corporation Korea Global CoAsia is a Turnkey Design Service company focusing on advanced node solutions (7nm, 5nm, 4nm). They provide comprehensive solution for leading edge IC and total solution from design to silicon.
Dolphin Design France Europe, China, USA Dolphin Design provides differentiating platform solutions built on state-of-the-art IPs and architectures, customized by unique system level utilities to deliver fast and secure ASICs, either designed by or for their clients. Their platforms are available for various technological processes and optimized for Energy Efficient SoC Design.
EASii IC France Europe, North America EASii IC is an ASIC Design House, an Electronic Design Centre and a Service Company in Microelectronic, Electronic and Embedded Software. Providing expert services in the development of integrated circuits, electronic systems, Mobile phone software, consumer electronics, security, home automation and medical.
EasyIC Romania EMEA and North America EasyIC delivers advanced SoC solutions to leading semiconductor and systems companies in the Consumer, Automotive, AI/ML and IoT markets. Expertise spans System Integration, Network-on-Chip, Power Management and System Verification utilizing state-of-the-art architectures and methodologies.
Elsys Design Serbia Europe, North America Elsys is a trusted partner providing semiconductor design and embedded systems development services to technology companies across the world.
EnSilica UK Europe, USA EnSilica has world-class expertise in designing and supplying turnkey custom analog, mixed signal, RF and digital ICs to its customers globally in the automotive, industrial healthcare and communications markets. Our expertise covers processor integration, RF and mmWave design, sensor interfacing and embedded security. EnSilica is an Arm Functional Safety Partner with experience in automotive, industrial functional safety and space high-rel SoCs design using Arm IP.
GAONCHIPS Korea Global GAONCHIPS is a chipless company specializing in system semiconductor development that realizes the mission of "Smart Work", "Error Free," consisting of researchers with extensive experience in ASIC/SOC. It has maintained close partnerships with major packaging and testing companies, including Samsung Foundry, to build a strategic collaboration platform. From the level0 SoC design to production, mass production and supply of advanced products in a variety of applications, it offers a superior total solution of full-turnkey business.
UK EMEA Full turnkey SoC development. Partner across start-ups and academia to design and develop innovative, leading-edge ASIC solutions across multi-domain applications.
HCL Technologies India Asia, Europe and North America HCL is a preferred semiconductor design service partner of top chip manufacturers, design foundries and OEMs across the globe. HCL offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions to its customers in key semiconductor domains including Analog Mixed Signal Design, RF Design, Memory Design & Compiler Development, Analog Modelling, Mixed Signal Verification, Full Custom Layout, IP Customization, ASIC Development, PDK Development, Design Automation (EDA/CAD), Logic Design & Verification (ASIC & FPGA), System Modelling & Platform Design, Physical Design, DFT, Emulation, FPGA Prototyping, Post Silicon Validation, Packaging, High Speed Board Design, ATE, Embedded System Design & Hardware Engineering, New Product Development, Compliance Testing & Certification Services, Turnkey Solutions and other related services in the value chain.
IC'Alps France Europe, North America IC'Alps offers on-demand ASIC/SoC: feasibility, design and prototyping, including correlation of silicon in IC'Alps' lab, industrialization, and supply chain management in production. They cover analog, mixed-signal, and digital needs especially for Medical (wearable & implanted), Industrial, IoT, and Mil/Aero applications, and ISO9001, ISO13485 and EN9100 Quality system certification.
Inomize Israel Europe, Japan, North America Leading provider of turnkey ASIC and SoC designs. Utilizing proven methodologies to achieve a first-time right design in minimal time, with the highest level of quality. Specializes in managing complex ASIC projects.
Invecas USA USA, Europe, Asia INVECAS is a leading provider of turnkey ASIC design solutions optimized for Advanced Process Technologies. We team up with leading IP, Foundry and OSATs partners and coupled with strong expertise in Embedded software development can help customers realize their products in IoT, Automotive, AI/ML, Communication and Compute markets.
NSW Japan Japan, China, Taiwan NSW offers solutions from high-level design, SoC subsystems design and verification, logic synthesis and layout design, through to manufacturing and testing. NSW provides low-power design and advanced process services across many different fields, including image processing and communication control.
Quest Global Singapore Global

As an engineering company at the heart, we have deep expertise across the entire product life cycle with a breadth of engineering capabilities from silicon and embedded to mechanical and digital.
We provide comprehensive silicon, system and software engineering designs and consulting services across various industries.
Racyics GmbH Germany Europe Racyics® is Europe’s leading design house for mixed-signal System-on-Chip design in advanced nodes. We offer our customers design services for analog, mixed-signal, and digital ICs including custom IP and turnkey ASIC solutions.
Sondrel UK Global Expertise in low power/low noise techniques delivering performance and reliability to a wide variety of IoT/M2M applications.
Join the Arm Approved Design Partner Program

Are you a design service company who has successfully completed projects using Arm IP?


The benefits of becoming an Arm Approved design partner include:


  • Access to a broad range Arm IP, tools and models (non-commercial use)
  • Promotion on the Arm website, use of the logo and co-marketing opportunities
  • Access to Arm support
  • Closer relationship with Arm with regular updates
  • Discount on selected Arm services
"Working with Arm gives us access to a proven, extensive library of processors that we can deploy in cutting edge custom ASICs across diverse market segments. Both our team and our end customers can design confidently with the wealth of knowledge, expertise and support offered by Arm and the Arm ecosystem."
Darren Hobbs, Vice President, ASIC Sales & Marketing,