What We Do

Your IC Design Partner

Sondrel is Europe's largest independent IC design consultancy. We define, design and deliver integrated chips.

From focused ASICs to complex SoCs, we work collaboratively with our clients meet specifications intelligently, efficiently and on time. We offer complete solutions and specialised outsourced services operating from secure design centres in seven global locations.

We help technology companies take their product ideas through to fully validated and packaged silicon ready for market. We support fabless semiconductor companies complete their designs by drawing on the expertise within our specialised design practices including DfT, Verification, Validation, Physical Design and PPA analysis.

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Our Consultancy Options

We offer a turnkey design solution from concept to packaged silicon, alongside a highly regarded outsourced design service, operating from one of our design centres of excellence around the world. Talk to us about our expertise in high resolution video processing, automotive design conformant with functional safety standards or our leading edge, secure IoT practice.

Power Efficient Design

Power efficient design enables product owners to extract the maximum value from their silicon investment. It means every square millimetre of the chip area is optimised to deliver the best possible performance or processing speed with the lowest power leakage and residual heat output. Simply put, power efficient design helps you do more with less, and when less is a tiny chip area or an advanced process node this can mean a significant production cost. It stands to reason that if your product is to be created on an advanced process node such as 5nm or 7nm, you want to ensure the maximum return for the substantial investment you will need to make.

Sondrel's focus on power efficient design is based upon a comprehensive and up to date understanding of the best processors, embedded memory components, process nodes and design approaches, as well as the reliability and tolerance ranges for those processes and the foundries that offer them. To be completely certain that your design is based on a thorough exploration and evaluation of all the available possibilities you need to involve architects with a neutral and current market overview. Sondrel provides that certainty.

IoT Edge Node

  • Smart Buildings
  • Smart Home
  • Smart City
  • Smart Vehicles
  • Industrial IoT
  • Machine to Machine
IoT Edge Node

Multimedia

  • Advanced surveillance
  • In camera video editing
  • Wireless video streaming to VDUs
  • Augmented/Virtual Reality
  • Object recognition on vcamera sensors
  • Advanced navigation using GNSS
Multimedia

Advanced Compute

  • AI
  • ADAS
  • Real-time Video Analytics
  • Automotive drive train management
  • Datacentre networking
  • Datacentre specialised computation
Advanced Compute
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Our Work

Working across industry verticals, we support our clients to create new solutions and products – pushing the design boundaries of power, performance and area.

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Sondrel Careers

Our employees are our assets. We are a team of motivated professionals working together across office locations in the UK, Europe, Morocco, India and China

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Physical Design Engineers

UK, Theale, Kings Langley or Bristol - Competitive

Sondrel is hiring!!! We have an excellent opportunity for Physical Design Engineers to join us either on a Contract basis or permanent.

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Senior RTL Designer

UK, Bristol, Competitive

We have an exciting opportunity for two Senior RTL Designers to join our team based ideally in Bristol, although both Theale and Kings Langley sites would be considered.

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Regional Engineering Manager

UK, Theale, Competitive

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Regional Engineering Manager to join our growing team based in Theale, Berkshire.

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