The Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz is a Europractice member.
What is Europractice?
Europractice offers state-of-the-art design tools as well as an MPW prototyping and packaging service to European universities and publicly funded research institutes for microelectronic and microsystem design.
JGU-Mainz Europractice representative:
Dr. Ulrich Schäfer (uschaefe (at) uni-mainz.de)
JGU-Mainz Europractice Licenses are currently served by PRISMA.
Dr. Andrea Brogna (abrogna (at) uni-mainz.de)
Any requests to Europractice should be routed through Dr. Ulrich Schäfer and Dr. Andrea Brogna
Current software portfolio: Xilinx, Mentor, Cadence, Intel/Altera.
Please note that some of these software licenses are strictly limited in number and usage conditions. Therefore, dependent on what exactly you require, you might have to sign additional documents, and/or you might have to provide the required funds to upgrade the license pool. So please, in any case of doubt, provide a short description of what you need and what you need it for and contact both Ulrich Schäfer and Andrea Brogna.
In case you require any tools that are not currently licensed to Mainz University you are advised to check the details at www.europractice.stfc.ac.uk first and then contact Dr. U. Schäfer & Dr. A. Brogna.
Please note that any purchase of software tools via Europractice would typically take about 2 months, once all paperwork is completed. NDAs and license agreements will be required for any new software packages. Please see the Europractice web page for licensing conditions. Generally speaking: Strictly non-commercial, education/research only.
Eligible for use of Europractice licenses: JGU-Mainz employees and students only, with currently valid contract/enrolment. Access to the licenses is tightly controlled, according to the licensing conditions.