12 April 2017



For outstanding PCB design are now open!

Welcome to the most prestigious design contest in PCB — the Technology Leadership Awards by Mentor, a Siemens Business! 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:

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


Take this chance to be recognized within your team, your company, and by the global electronics design industry. Winners will be named for each category, plus a “Best Overall Design” recipient. Winning design teams in each category will be awarded Ring Video Doorbells, or a donation of equal value to a charity of their choice. The overall winner will receive Ring Video Doorbell Pros. Winners will receive up to three prizes, per entry/team.


How much information do you need to provide? Here's a sample entry form.


Ready to submit your 2017 entries? Click here. And here are some tips for properly completing your entry.



►April 17: Entry submission opens

►June 30: Entry sbumission closes

►September 19: Winners Announced