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SiPearl Selects Ansys’ Power Signoff Solution for European Supercomputer Chip

March 01, 2022 — SiPearl today said the Ansys multiphysics platform has been selected by SiPearl, Europe’s exascale supercomputer chip project for development of its high performance computing (HPC) microprocessor family as part of the European Processor Initiative (EPI). SiPearl will use the Ansys RedHawk-SC simulation platform with the intent to validate semiconductor power integrity, minimize […]

‘Nice Win’ for Ponte Vecchio – SiPearl Picks Intel GPU for European Exascale

SiPearl, designing the microprocessor for European supercomputers, today announced it will incorporate Intel’s forthcoming “Ponte Vecchio” GPU, along with Intel’s oneAPI cross-architecture programming model, in a partnership for the first European exascale supercomputers. SiPearl said the Intel partnership allows European customers “the possibility” to combine SiPearl’s HPC CPU, called Rhea, with Intel’s family of general-purpose […]

European Exascale Chip Designer SiPearl Opens 5th Center in Grenoble

Maisons-Laffitte (France), Sept. 28, 2021 – SiPearl, whose mission is to design a high performance, low-power microprocessor for European exascale supercomputers, has opened a design center in Grenoble, France, with the goal of recruiting 50 engineers on site by the end of 2022. Following SiPeal facilities in Maisons-Laffitte, Duisburg, Barcelona and Sophia Antipolis, SiPearl’s Grenoble […]

Jean-Marc Denis Joins SiPearl as CSO

Maisons-Laffitte, France, 6 July 2021 – SiPearl, the designer of the microprocessor for the European exascale supercomputer, announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Denis as chief strategy officer. Previously, he was head of strategy, big data and security within the Atos group. Since 2018, he chaired the European Processor Initiative (EPI) consortium from which SiPearl was […]

SiPearl Opens Site in Barcelona

Maisons-Laffitte,France and Barcelona, June 22, 2021 – SiPearl, the company that is designing the high-performance, low power microprocessor for the European exascale supercomputer, is opening its Barcelona office as the second operational subsidiary outside of France. This opening comes one year after opening its office in Duisburg, Germany. At the heart of this ecosystem, SiPearl […]

Graphcore and SiPearl Form Euro Partnership to Combine AI and HPC

Graphcore, the British maker of the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU) for artificial intelligence workloads, and SiPearl, the Franco-German company building an HPC chip, have entered into a strategic partnership intended to enable innovation in simulation and prediction for use cases such as meteorology, climatology, epidemiology and energy management. Under the terms of the agreement, the […]

SiPearl Says Rhea Exascale Chip Has Entered Accelerated Simulation Phase for 2022 Launch

SiPearl, the company designing the Rhea microprocessor for the European exascale supercomputer, announced it has passed a milestone before the chip’s scheduled 2022 launch. The company said it is moving into an “accelerated simulation phase” on the Veloce Strato hardware emulator from Siemens Digital Industries Software. SiPeal said the hardware emulation platform provides its chips […]

SiPearl and Open-Silicon Research Team to Accelerate Custom Silicon for HPC

MAISONS-LAFFITTE, France — SiPearl, designer of high-performance, energy-efficient microprocessor for the European exascale supercomputer and Open-Silicon Research, the India-based entity of OpenFive, a leading provider of custom silicon solutions with differentiated IP, today announced a multi-year joint collaboration to enable expansive development of innovative High Performance Computing (HPC) applications. Specifically, SiPearl is relying on Open-Silicon […]

SiPearl Joins ETP4HPC to Help Drive Europe’s Sovereignty for HPC

SiPearl, the company designing the high-performance, low-power microprocessor for the European exascale supercomputer, is joining ETP4HPC, an association that groups together the leading European players for high performance computing technologies. From technology suppliers to research centres, software companies, service providers or end users, the members of this major think-tank, created in 2012, are driven by […]

Frédéric Hannoyer Appointed COO of SiPearl, Designer of Europe’s Exascale Chip

Frédéric Hannoyer (48, Ecole Polytechnique Paris, Ecole des Ponts Paris, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) has been appointed chief operating officer of  SiPearl, the microprocessor designer for the European exascale supercomputer. In April, SiPearl signed a technological licensing agreement with Arm, the global semiconductor IP provider, granting the organization access to the Arm Neoverse platform, codenamed […]