PULP Features

  • efficient implementations of RISC-V cores. These include:
  • complete systems based on:
  • open-source SolderPad license
    • a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable license
  • rich set of peripherals
    • I2C, SPI, HyperRAM, GPIO

Do you use PULP?

Does your company or institution use PULP? Please, let us know via email info@pulp-platform.org or send us a direct message on Twitter. We would love to expand our user list.

Meet our mascot

This is our new mascot, Bianca The Bear. She is the successor of Alex The Bear who used to be our mascot. Sadly, he disappeared during the WOSH event in Zurich in June, 2019. Wherever he might be, we hope he is well.

  Bianca The Bear      Alex The Bear

Latest news New

4 November 2020
In the course of 2020 many new members joined the PULP team. We have Paul, Nils, Moritz, Thomas, Matteo, Luca, Alessandro, Thorir, Hanna and Vlad. You can read about the tasks of the new members on our team page.

22 September 2020
AntMicro published results of their automatic CPU testing with Embench. See how our RI5CY (CV32E40P) and other cores fare when compared to ARM Cortex M4 here.

11 September 2020
We have design a chip in GF22 with 10 RISC-V cores in a record time of 5 weeks. You can read about this recently taped out chip Thestral, PULP chip Nr. 38 here.

Get PULP now!

  • You can get the source code for PULP-based systems released under a permissible SolderPad open-source license from Github now.
  • If you want to program with PULP you can get the SDK and use the virtual platform.

Development boards

The following companies sell development boards with chips based on our PULP system:


Do you need help with PULP?

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