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EUROPRACTICE Membership

EUROPRACTICE membership is available to Academic Institutions or publicly funded Research Laboratories primarily engaged in University like activities from the European Union member States, European countries eligible to participate in Horizon 2020 and other countries with close links to Europe, ie in the Middle East, Africa, Russia and the former Soviet states, where special bilateral agreements apply. Please follow the link below for more information. Eligible institutions must become a Member of EUROPRACTICE and pay the annual membership fee before they can make use of EUROPRACTICE services.

The annual membership fee year runs from 1 October to 30 September.

Click Here to see the list of eligible countries entitled to become members of the EUROPRACTICE Design Tools Service


Membership Types

Full-IC annual membership, 1100 EURO

Full-IC annual membership is available to eligible Academic Institutions and publicly funded Research Laboratories. Full-IC members may purchase from the full range of leading edge EUROPRACTICE design tools at advantageous prices through EUROPRACTICE. The right to use, upgrades and technical support are provided under annual charges. Full-IC members also receive Design Kits and Libraries and access to MPW fabrication, organised by the EUROPRACTICE IC Manufacturing Service.

Software-only annual membership, 600 EURO

Software-only annual membership is available to eligible Academic Institutions and publicly funded Research Laboratories. Full-IC members may purchase from the full range of leading edge EUROPRACTICE design tools at advantageous prices through EUROPRACTICE. The right to use, upgrades and technical support are provided under annual charges. Software-only members do not receive IC Design Kits and Libraries, and do not have access to MPW fabrication.

FPGA-only annual membership, 200 EURO

FPGA-only annual membership is available to eligible Academic Institutions and publicly funded Research Laboratories. FPGA-only members may purchase only Intel FPGA and/or Xilinx tools. The right to use, upgrades and technical support are provided under annual charges. FPGA-only members do not receive IC Design Kits and Libraries, and do not have access to MPW fabrication. If an FPGA-only member purchases tools which takes them into the Software-only member category, then EUROPRACTICE would charge that member the difference between the FPGA-only and Software-only fees.

MPW-only annual membership, 600 EURO

MPW-only members receive IC Design Kits and Libraries and access to MPW fabrication, organised by the EUROPRACTICE IC Manufacturing Service. MPW-only members cannot access design tools via EUROPRACTICE. If they wish to access design tools then MPW-only users can change to FPGA-only or Software-only membership (losing access to Design Kits and Libraries and access to MPW fabrication), or upgrade to Full IC membership (retaining access to Design Kits and Libraries and access to MPW fabrication).

Existing members may change their membership type by contacting the Microelectronics Support Centre at any time.

The annual EUROPRACTICE membership fee is payable on 1 October for the October to September period. Institutions who join between 1 July and 1 October will not be liable for a membership fee for these three months. However, the membership fee will be due on 1 October for the following October to September period to enable continued use of EUROPRACTICE services.


How To Apply

There are separate EUROPRACTICE Membership Application Forms and Membership Agreements for Academic Institutions and Research Laboratories.

When your membership is approved, you will be assigned a unique Membership Number and you will be able to participate in the EUROPRACTICE activities. Please note that our full bank details are published on our invoices. We will send invoice(s) only after receipt of membership documents and approval of membership. If you have any queries, please contact EUROPRACTICE:MicroelectronicsCentre@stfc.ac.uk

Membership Application Forms


Further Information

Membership Login

Login

Click the above link to navigate to the EUROPRACTICE membership login page.

List of Current Members

Membership list

The current EUROPRACTICE membership list can be viewed via the link above. The list gives the EUROPRACTICE membership number, the membership type, plus the Institution name and Country.

Information on the role of EUROPRACTICE Representative

Representative Information

To see guidance on the role of EUROPRACTICE Representative, please click the link above.

Change of EUROPRACTICE Representative

Change of Representative Form

If the Representative should change at your Institution, please inform EUROPRACTICE using the form above. This form must be completed and signed by the new Representative and the previous Representative - or a responsible person at your Institution if the previous Representative is not available.

Membership Termination Form

Membership Termination Form

This form is to be completed by Academic Institutions and Research Laboratories who no longer wish to be members of EUROPRACTICE.