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

12 February 2020
RI5CY, one of our most successful cores, has found a new home at the OpenHW Group's Core-V project. RI5CY's new name is CV32E40P. It remains open source under the same Solderpad license. Read more.

24 January 2020
The annual HIPEAC conference which took place in Bologna, one of the homes of PULP, just concluded. Read about our involvement, as well as about EC's Green Deal, a project announced during the conference to make Europe climate neutral by 2050.

9 January 2020
We have just released an optimized DSP library for PULP including performance measurements. You can find the sources on github and the documentation 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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