[libre-riscv-dev] daily kan-ban 07may2020 update

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Fri May 8 12:18:30 BST 2020

On Fri, May 8, 2020 at 12:02 PM Staf Verhaegen <staf at fibraservi.eu> wrote:

> I don't subsidize the MPW runs I just charge the imec price to NLNet. I don't include normal industrial markup on the price for NLNet and just charge the (projected) time needed for the tape-out.
> The cost is a little over the €600/mm² without packaging of the chips. For TSMC tape-out there is a minimum area charge of 25mm². For packaging you can go for semi-automatic packaging with a high cost per chip; prices are here. For high volume you have low per unit packaging cost (<$0.5/unit) but a start-up cost of over $5000.

appreciate the clarification, i assume the link was this


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