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Innovating chip design
To accelerate innovation and advance open source IC design solutions
A key industrial developer of IC design tools and services for OpenROAD

What Problem Are We Solving?

The Semiconductor Design Crisis

Solution​

OpenROAD breaks down the barriers of cost, expertise and unpredictability that currently block chip creators and innovators.

We build silicon-ready tools and flows using OpenROAD for industry and academia

Mission

To accelerate semiconductor innovation by advancing open-source chip design

Fostering Innovation at Scale

Accelerating Innovation and Expertise for IC Design

Complete, low cost IC Design Solutions tools, flows and PDKs

Support for commercial and ecosystem partners to enrich the IC design ecosystem

Unique Value Proposition

Testimonials

Unlock the Power of Advanced Technologies

Precision Innovations is democratising the hardware design landscape by tackling the obstacles of cost, expertise and uncertainty (i.e., risk) that have prevented successful designs in advanced technologies. Through this endeavour, we are democratising the hardware design process, making it accessible to a much wider range of individuals and organisations.

We are a team of experienced EDA and semiconductor tool, flow and business experts with a passion to innovate and deliver enhanced design productivity and know-how through Open-source EDA solutions.

 The key industrial developer and support provider for OpenROAD 

Osama Hammad

Osama Hammad is a dedicated Software Developer at Precision Innovations Inc., contributing to the OpenROAD project. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the American University in Cairo, graduating with highest honors.

Osama specializes in maintaining the Detailed Routing Module for OpenROAD, where he has implemented distributed routing solutions, integrated new platforms, and developed essential database management tools. His background includes roles in embedded engineering, digital design, teaching, and project management.

Cho Moon brings over 25 years of experience in Electronic Design Automation (EDA). He has led advanced technology node development for industry-leading tools such as PrimeTime, Fusion Compiler, and First Encounter at Synopsys, Blaze DFM, Cadence, and other prominent EDA and semiconductor companies.

He is proficient in static timing analysis, pre-route and post-route optimization, Engineering Change Order (ECO), logic synthesis, and formal verification. Cho excels at collaborating across functional teams to deliver innovative solutions.

He holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/cho-moon/

Eder Monteiro is a Software Engineer at Precision Innovations and is involved in the OpenROAD project. He has worked on the OpenROAD project since 2019, and in these years, he has developed or supported several tools.
 
With seven years of experience in EDA, Eder has expertise in databases, pin placement, routing, and software architecture. Eder has a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).
Tom-Spyrou

Tom Spyrou is the CEO of Precision Innovations Inc and is the chief architect and technical program manager for the OpenROAD™ system. Tom is a well-known EDA system architect. He was most recently a Senior Principal Engineer in Intel’s Programmable Solutions business unit working on the Quartus FPGA compiler.

Tom has worked for over 30 years as an EDA Technologist and has gained extensive experience in areas including Static Timing Analysis, Logic Synthesis, Power Grid Analysis, Database Technology and Floor-planning.

He has led the development of leading-edge commercial engines and products such as PrimeTime, Voltage Storm, First Encounter, and the Open Access Database.

Tom has been driving EDA algorithms to utilize parallel programming approaches with both multi-process and multi-threaded techniques. He has a BS from Carnegie Mellon University in ECE and an MS from Santa Clara University.

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