HCLTech is a leading ASIC Design services company with more than 27 years of experience in providing semiconductor services with focus on full Turnkey ASIC design service


HCLTech has partnership with best in class IP providers and as a part of Synopsys OEM program delivers over 3000+ IP Titles . HCLTech has partnership with various Fabrication houses like TSMC,GF,IFS and delivers chips from 2nm to 350nm.


HCLTech silicon platforms enable customer to meet the time to market needs lowering the engineering and development risk. HCLTech has experience in delivering custom silicon for automotive, industrial ,data center and networking domains.


ASIC/FPGA Design Services

HCLTech’s ASIC/FPGA capabilities provide end-to-end services for silicon realization. The team offers its customer the ability to engage at any stage of the semiconductor process from ASIC design, verification, and physical design to all the way to post silicon validation.


HCLTech has enabled multiple customers for variants targeted as


  • New designs
  • Die-size reduction
  • Cost-reduction
  • Feature enhancement


Unique Customer Advantage


  • Integration of multiple digital blocks in Analog Top
  • Turnkey SoC development using ARM cores
  • Experience on working with Altera, Xilinx and Microsemi FPGAs
  • Post-Silicon and Characterization services
  • Low power design methodology
  • Technology experience 180/130/90/65/45/40/32/28/14nm/5nm/2nm

Analog & Mixed Signal Design

HCLTech provides a very large team of mixed signal experts with exposure  on various technology and fabs. We enable customer build power management blocks, data convertors, clock system design and high speed IOs. Our team of experts also help create application specific models for an improved verification flow and time to market. Customers benefit from the teams exposure on more than 1500 man-years of experience in modeling and full hip verification.  The specifically focusses on automation to meet the time to market needs.

Custom Layout

HCLTech team has worked on multitude of designs ranging from analog base band, power management, RF/HPA, IO, and High Speed Interfaces. These designs have enabled team to meet their power, performance and area requirements. The experience of working on full custom layout for multiple chips and module gives our customers lot of confidence in working with a proven partner.


Unique Advantages

  • Largest pool of Layout Engineers
  • Ability to quickly ramp teams for new processes and methodology
  • Established Training Methodology
  • Ability to uncover circuit issues in the early phase of layout
  • Complete Ownership of the project
  • From start to hand-off

Digital Design Services

At HCLTech, we begin with a thorough specification definition process, ensuring all technical requirements are captured accurately. Our approach lays a solid foundation for the complex design and development phases that follow, aligning with client objectives to ensure precision from the outset.


  1. Architecture
  2. RTL Design
  3. Design Verification
  4. DFT
  5. Physical Design

Foundry Services

HCLTech provides a range of foundry services in the semiconductor industry, including Process Design Kit (PDK) development and analysis, IP migration across foundry processes and geometries, and Foundation IP development and migration services. We offer a comprehensive suite of foundry services that span the entire spectrum of semiconductor manufacturing, from initial build and setup to automation, operations, sustainability, and next-generation technologies. This holistic approach likely ensures that clients receive end-to-end support for their semiconductor fabrication needs, from the early stages of development to the adoption of cutting-edge technologies.

Post Silicon Validation Services

By offering end-to-end solutions for post-silicon validation, HCLTech enables clients to ensure the quality, reliability, and performance of their silicon products, from initial design to high-volume production. Our expertise and infrastructure cover all aspects of post-silicon validation, providing clients with confidence in the success of their semiconductor products in the market.


  1. Functional Validation
  2. Electrical Validation
  3. Automated test equipment
  4. Qualification

SoC Turnkey Design

SoC Turnkey Design service provides a comprehensive solution for companies looking to develop custom System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions without the need for in-house expertise or infrastructure. In today’s competitive landscape, the demand for specialized and efficient SoC solutions continues to grow across industries ranging from consumer electronics to automotive and industrial applications. Developing custom SoCs requires a deep understanding of semiconductor design, verification, and fabrication processes, which can be daunting for companies lacking the necessary resources or expertise.


SoC Turnkey Design services offer a one-stop solution to address these challenges. Leveraging the expertise of experienced semiconductor designers , HCLTech guides companies through every stage of the SoC development process, from initial concept to final product delivery. Here’s how it works:


1. Consultation and Requirements Analysis : The process begins with a thorough consultation to understand the customer’s specific requirements, including performance targets, power constraints, and functionality needs. This helps align the project goals with the capabilities of the SoC Turnkey Design service provider.


2. Architectural Design and Optimization: With a clear understanding of the requirements, the service provider’s team of experienced architects and engineers designs the SoC architecture, selecting the most suitable components, interfaces, and subsystems to meet the project goals. This phase may involve trade-offs between performance, power consumption, and cost to achieve optimal results.


3. RTL Design and Verification : Once the architectural design is finalized, the team proceeds to implement the design using Register Transfer Level (RTL) coding techniques. Rigorous verification processes, including simulation, formal verification, and emulation, are employed to ensure the correctness and functionality of the design.


4. Physical Design and Layout: The physical design phase involves translating the RTL code into a layout optimized for fabrication. This includes floor planning, placement, routing, and timing closure to meet performance and power targets while adhering to design rules and constraints.


5. Fabrication and Testing: With the layout finalized, the design is sent for fabrication at a semiconductor foundry. Upon receiving the fabricated chips, thorough testing and validation are conducted to ensure functionality, reliability, and adherence to specifications.


6. Productization and Support: Once the SoC prototypes pass validation, they are ready for mass production. The SoC Turnkey Design service provider assists with productization, including software development, system integration, and regulatory compliance. Ongoing support and maintenance services may also be provided to ensure the long-term success of the product.


By leveraging SoC Turnkey Design services, HCLTech can accelerate time-to-market, reduce development costs, and mitigate risks associated with SoC development.

IP Cores

IP Marketplace

The IP semiconductor marketplace refers to the ecosystem where intellectual property (IP) cores are licensed and integrated into semiconductor designs. IP cores are pre-designed functional units, such as processors, memory controllers, or interfaces, that can be reused in various chip designs. This marketplace enables semiconductor companies to leverage existing IP to reduce development time and costs, speeding up the time-to-market for their products. Key players in this marketplace include IP providers who design and license IP cores, semiconductor companies who integrate these cores into their designs, and design tools and services providers who support the integration process. The IP semiconductor marketplace plays a crucial role in the semiconductor industry’s innovation and competitiveness.


IP Marketplace Advantage:

The IP semiconductor marketplace offers several advantages that drive its widespread adoption:


  1. Accelerated Time-to-Market:  By utilizing pre-designed IP cores, semiconductor companies can significantly reduce the time required for chip development. This allows them to bring products to market faster, capitalizing on market opportunities and gaining a competitive edge.
  2. Cost Savings:  Developing complex semiconductor designs from scratch can be prohibitively expensive. Acquiring IP cores through the marketplace eliminates the need for extensive in-house development efforts, thereby reducing development costs, including manpower, resources, and time.
  3. Access to Specialized Expertise: IP marketplace enables access to specialized expertise and cutting-edge technology that may not be available in-house. Semiconductor companies can license IP cores from leading providers with expertise in specific areas, such as AI accelerators, high-speed interfaces, or security modules, without having to invest in developing these capabilities internally.
  4. Risk Mitigation: Utilizing proven IP cores from reputable providers reduces the risk associated with chip development. These cores have often been extensively tested, verified, and optimized for performance and reliability, minimizing the likelihood of design errors or functional issues.
  5. Focus on Differentiation: By outsourcing non-differentiating components to IP providers, semiconductor companies can concentrate their resources on developing unique features and functionalities that differentiate their products in the market. This allows them to focus on areas of strategic importance and innovation.
  6. Scalability and Flexibility : The modular nature of IP cores enables scalability and flexibility in semiconductor design. Companies can easily integrate additional functionality or upgrade existing IP cores to meet evolving market demands or custom requirements without starting from scratch.
  7. Ecosystem Collaboration: The IP marketplace fosters collaboration and innovation within the semiconductor ecosystem. IP providers, semiconductor companies, and design tool vendors work together to drive technology advancements, share best practices, and address industry challenges, ultimately benefiting the entire semiconductor industry.

In summary, the use of the IP semiconductor marketplace offers semiconductor companies a cost-effective, efficient, and low-risk approach to semiconductor design, enabling them to focus on innovation, differentiation, and market success.