Free Access to Arm Processor IP

DesignStart Eval provides quick and instant access to Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M3 processors via a simple click-through end-user agreement so you can design and prototype a custom SoC.

Getting Started Guide

Features and Benefits

IP Delivery

Fixed configuration and synthesizable RTL (obfuscated)


Click-through end-user license agreement provides instant IP access for free

Community-based support through forums and blogs

Cortex-M0 chip image 
Exceptionally small silicon area
For highly deterministic apps


Tools and Models
Tools and Models

Mbed OS support
Mbed OS support No Yes

Arm-Based Custom SoC Design for IoT Using the Cadence Cloud

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Additional DesignStart Eval Support


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Technical Support

Discover a wide range of technical resources, documentation, and support from Arm experts, ecosystem partners, and other DesignStart designers to aid in your custom chip development.