RFwave™ Partner Program FAQs

RFwave Partner Program FAQs

What is being offered?
The RFwave™ partner program delivers IP design elements, EDA tools, design consultation and services and OSAT product packaging and test solutions designed to help GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ customers improve RF product development cycle times and minimize development costs when using GF RF technology platforms.

Who can apply to be part of the program?
Any potential partner is welcome to apply. Acceptance into the program is subject to review.

What are the advantages of this ecosystem to customers?
The ecosystem facilitates GF’s RF technology platforms and can help reduce time-to-market by providing validated IP, design flows and solutions.

What technologies is the RFwave program associated with?
The ecosystem supports GF FD- SOI, RF CMOS (bulk and advanced CMOS nodes), RF SOI and SiGe technologies.

How does the RFwave partner program differ from the FDXcelerator™ program?
The RFwave program targets RF-specific offerings across a broad range of GF’s technology portfolio. The FDXcelerator program targets the 22FDX™ technology offering.

When can I start using the ecosystem as a customer?

What other partners are you planning to add?
RFwave is an open and collaborative program composed of a variety of partners. Participating members have built innovative, RF-targeted solutions that position their companies to take advantage of the market leading RF technology platforms provided by GF.
GF continues to work closely with multiple partners to expand the RFwave design ecosystem.

How is the RFwave partner program different from the GLOBALSOLUTIONS® ecosystem?
RFwave is complementary to GLOBALSOLUTIONS. RFwave is an RF-centric program that extends beyond IP solutions to offer an end-to-end customer solution marketplace that includes EDA tools, IP design elements, design consultation and service resources, and OSAT product packaging and test. Both programs will be run in tight interlock.

Where can I learn more about the RFwave program?
Visit the RFwave partner program or contact us at RFwave_support@globalfoundries.com