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

23 February 2023
PULP participated at ISSCC 2023 in San Francisco with Luca's tutorial, Francesco's presentation on AI-IoT SoC Marsellus and Angelo's talk on Overcoming Amdahl’s Law With Tightly-Coupled Accelerators. You can find the slides of our talks here.

01 February 2023
Luca Benini received 2023 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award for his contributions to energy-efficient circuits and architectures and related design methods and tools. Read more.

14 December 2022
PULP participated at the RISC-V Summit in San Jose, CA. Luca Bertaccini's talk on "MiniFloat-NN: A RISC-V ISA Extension for Low-Precision NN Training" can be found 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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