Docea Power SAS, a Morains, France-based developer and supplier of software applications for ESL design (Electronic System Level) aimed at securing and optimizing the power and thermal specifications of electronic circuits, secured $1.5m in venture capital funding.
Investors include Rhône-Alpes Création, Alps Development Sustainable Investment, Siparex, Octalfa, and private investors.
After the successful launch of Aceplorer in 2009, the company will use the funds to expand its product offering and to increase its commercial deployment abroad, notably in Asia and the United States.
The Docea solution allows electronic systems manufacturers meeting the growing demand for energy saving and reducing the risk of failure for new generations of nano-scale chips. Aceplorer (ACE stands for Abstract Concept of Energy) has been adopted by American and European semiconductor manufacturers and is deployed in production, by manufacturers developing integrated circuits for mobile applications.