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CAPES is a research agency of the Brazilian Ministry of Education. Its mission is to design public policies for the country strategical research activities. To achieve that it provides a number of funding mechanisms for graduate training and inter-institutional research projects. CAPES funds LSC through the project Design Methodologies for Embedded Systems.



CNPq is the Brazilian Federal Research Agency. Its mission is to fund public and private R&D activities on Science and Technology in the country. CNPq awards fellowships and research grants in all areas of human knowledge. CNPq and NSF (USA) jointly fund the LSC project DASP, a collaborative research effort between UNICAMP, Princeton University and MIT.



FAPESP is the research agency of the State of Sao Paulo. It was established in 1962, and its mission is to provide the State with an independent research support organization. To achieve its goals, FAPESP maintains regular and special programs of research grants and fellowships. The work at LSC is funded by FAPESP through a number of research grants and fellowship awards.



Intel Corporation is the largest microprocessor manufacturer in the world, beeing responsible for the development of the first personal computer standard and many other electronic industry innovations. Intel funds LSC through the Intel lab, which is part of the Intel Wireless Competence Network.



Microsoft is the biggest software company in the world, known primary for its Windows Operating System which has specific versions to embedded systems. Microsoft has funded LSC through the project “Looking for New Instructions and Optimizations in Embedded Systems”.



Conexant Semiconductor Systems Inc. is a worldwide supplier of semiconductor solutions for the Personal Networking market and an Internet infrastructure company, providing innovations in a broad range of communication applications. Conexant has funded LSC through the project Compiling Techniques for VLIW-DSP Architectures.


Mindspeed Technologies Inc., the Internet Infrastructure business of Conexant, is one of the leading semiconductor companies providing the foundational elements of today’s and tomorrow’s network infrastructure products. Mindspeed funded the work at LSC through the project “Inner-Loop Synthesis for Processor-FPGA Architectures”.



UNICAMP (University of Campinas) was established in 1966, as a public university funded by the State of São Paulo. Its mission is to provide education and training, qualifying students to play a key role in the process of social development. A healthy balance between research and teaching, pure and applied science has made UNICAMP one of the most distinguished brazilian academic Institutions. UNICAMP contributes to the projects at LSC through its Research Support Fund (FAEP).