Open source tools for IC developement

Jørgen Kragh Jakobsen

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Kicad has set new standards for PBC developments. Kicad is open source and community driven.
The open source model enables more users and drives the democratization of technology.
Today you can do full FPGA designs base on open source tools. But we are not stopping here.
Q3/2020 Skywater and Google released an open source PDK and offers free IC prototype fabrication for every body that will release their design under open source terms.
Let me give a status, insight and perspective