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

21 October 2021
Our RISC-V processor Snitch made it into IEEE Spectrum under the headline "Meet Snitch: the Small and Agile RISC-V Processor > Tests suggest it is six times faster than other comparable processors" Check out the article here.

22 September 2021
The European Processor Initiative (EPI) has successfully run initial tests of their EPAC 1.0 Test Chip. PULP contributed in the form of Stencil and Tensor accelerator (STX). Read more in the press release.

12 September 2021
The PULP team attended ACACES 2021 Summer School in Fiuggi with Luca Benini and Davide Rossi giving a course on "Working with RISC-V: from open ISA to open Architecture to open Hardware". Learn more 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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