15ème Concours Européen FPGA DIGILENT 2019

Digilent is proud to announce the launching of the XVth edition of the Digilent Design Contest Europe, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.


Digilent Romania in co-operation with Digilent Inc. (USA) and the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Department of Applied Electronics, proudly announces the XVth Edition of the Digilent Design Contest Europe, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on May 11 – 12, 2019.


Enrollment deadline: December 31st, 2018.


Teams of students (up to three members) from universities all over Europe are invited to put in practice their ideas. Teams will have approximately 5 months to design and implement a project of their choice and present the final version in May 2019 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.


The contest finals (projects defending and award ceremony) will be held in Cluj-Napoca, at the Digilent Romania Office, on May 11 – 12, 2019.


The competition aims to encourage creativity, originality and increase their mobilization in the implementation of projects of high complexity.


Enrolled students receive as donation the Digilent hardware platforms (FPGA systems, Pmods and accessories) and develop their own projects, to present in the final stage (oral, practical demonstration and documentation). Only the teams are defending the projects can keep the hardware platforms, regardless of the final ranking.


The jury is composed of top international industry representatives. The best projects are rewarded with consistent prizes. Finalists are published on the contest site: www.digilentdesigncontest.com


The previous 14 editions of the contest (2004-2018) included students from Romania, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Finland, Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom, Greece, Turkey, France, Italy, Estonia and Serbia.


Worldwide Finals were organized in Munich, Germany, (September 2011), Pullman, Washington, USA, (September 2012), Shanghai, China, (August 2014).


To register and find out more details about the competition, visit the contest website: www.digilentdesigncontest.com

 or write to: contestEU@digilentinc.com


Registration is open until December 31st, so don’t miss it!


Please forward this information to university students, especially computer science or electronic design engineering majors.



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