Provider of IC/Package Co-Design Tools Widely Viewed as European Innovator

MILPITAS, CALIF. and ROME –– March 17, 2021 –– Monozukuri Technologies,  the first EDA company to market a proven IC/package co-design tool, today became the newest member of the Electronic System Design Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community.

Founded in 2015, Monozukuri –– the Japanese word for “making things” –– specializes in IC, packaging and EDA solutions. Its GENIOTM IC and Package Co-Design Tool manages the I/O planning and optimization phase of physical implementation of complex 2.5D and 3D ICs, including floor planning, I/O planning and end-to-end interconnect planning combined with cross-hierarchical pathfinding optimization.

“Becoming a member of the ESD Alliance is an imperative for any company providing tools to EDA and system design,” notes Monozukuri’s Founder and CEO Anna Fontanelli. “As a member, we’ll participate in industry events and ESD Alliance initiatives, network with peers and gain valuable into market dynamics.”

“A warm welcome to Monozukuri, a company widely viewed as a European innovator that is led by an experienced female entrepreneur,” says Bob Smith, executive director of the ESD Alliance. “It is great to see companies like Monozukuri coming to market with new EDA innovations. We fully expect it to become a notable member of the semiconductor and electronic system design community.”

By joining the ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community, Monozukuri also becomes a member of SEMI, the global industry association.

About Monozukuri

Monozukuri’s mission is to conquer 2.5D and 3D design challenges for next-generation electronic products by delivering innovative, groundbreaking EDA software solutions and methodologies. The GENIO™ technology was developed under the H2020 HIPER project. HIPER redefines the co-design of heterogeneous microelectronic systems by providing an improved level of automation in three-dimensional interconnect optimization. For a more information, go to

About the Electronic System Design Alliance

The Electronic System Design (ESD) Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community representing members in the electronic system and semiconductor design ecosystem, is a community that addresses technical, marketing, economic and legislative issues affecting the entire industry. It acts as the central voice to communicate and promote the value of the semiconductor design ecosystem as a vital component of the global electronics industry.

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