The Mentor Graphics 2012 Technology Leadership Awards have begun!

The Mentor Graphics 2012 Technology Leadership Awards have begun! 



Welcome to the most prestigious design contest in PCB—the Mentor Graphics Technology Leadership Awards! Started in 1988, this program is the longest running competition of its kind in the EDA industry. It recognizes engineers and CAD designers who use Mentor’s innovative technology to address today’s complex PCB systems design challenges and produce industry-leading products.


This year, entrants will be able to submit their design accomplishments in any of seven categories representing a wide variety of industries:

  • Consumer electronics and handheld
  • Industrial control, instrumentation, security and medical
  • Military and aerospace
  • Computers, blade and servers, memory systems
  • Telecom, network controllers, line cards
  • Transportation and automotive
  • University

Important Dates:

  • Accepting submissions: OPEN NOW
  • Submission deadline: July 30, 2012
  • Winners’ announced: Sept. 24, 2012


If you would like to enter, click on the submit button to get started. You can always come back to your entry later to finish by utilizing the Return to Design option.