Contract number
287804

Ccoordinator
FORTH-ICS

Contact person
Dionisios Pnevmatikatos

Community contribution
2.8 M€

Start date
September 1st, 2011

Duration
36 months

FASTER project on CORDIS

EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Seventh Framework Programme
Facilitating Analysis and Synthesis Technologies for Effective Reconfiguration
Project Publicity
  • FASTER FactSheet [.pdf]
  • January 2015 (to appear): “The FP7 FASTER Project: Making the use of Reconfigurable Computing easier for the designer”, HiPEAC Info newsletter, vol. 41, pp. 22[slides]
  • December 11, 2014: STMicroelectronics Press Release [.pdf]
  • December 11, 2014: STMicroelectronics Press Release on GlobeNewswire [.pdf]
  • Ghent University presented micro-reconfiguration technology of FASTER to the Flanders' Mechatronics Technology Centre (FMTC) and their associated partner companies
  • January 21, 2014: FORTH had a keynote talk, "Effective Reconfigurable Design with the FASTER Tool-Flow", at the 8th HiPEAC Workshop on Reconfigurable Computing (WRC), Vienna, Austria [slides]
  • January 21, 2014: FORTH presented FASTER at the EU project day session of the HiPEAC Conference, Vienna, Austria [poster]
  • January 21, 2014: GENT University had a keynote talk, "New successes for Parameterized Run-time Reconfiguration", at the 8th HiPEAC Workshop on Reconfigurable Computing (WRC), Vienna, Austria [slides]
  • September 1, 2013: FORTH had a keynote talk, "Effective Reconfigurable Design: the FASTER Approach", at the Workshop on Research Projects focusing on High Performance Computing (in conjunction with FPL), Porto, Portugal [slides]
  • July 8-12, 2013: Wayne Luk (Imperial College) presented FASTER and concepts related with High-level analysis and Reconfigurable System Definition at the Summer School on Accelerating Scientific Computation, hosted at Imperial College
  • June 2013: Politecnico di Milano presented a demo of the FASTER toolchain at the ACM/SIGDA University Booth at Design Automation Conference (DAC), Austin, TX, US, June 1-5, 2013
  • May 30, 2013: Donatella Sciuto (Politecnico Di Milano) presented the invited paper, "The FASTER Vision for Designing Dynamically Reconfigurable Systems", at the International Conference on IC Design and Technology (ICICDT), Pavia, Italy, May 29-31, 2013
  • May 22, 2013: Politecnico di Milano presented FASTER at a joint workshop between Politecnico di Milano & Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, US
  • May 13, 2013: Wayne Luk (Imperial College) gave a talk on the FASTER approach at a conference and training event on computational methods and technologies for finance in Tampere, Finland
  • March 6, 2013: Ghent University presented details of micro-reconfiguration technology developed within FASTER project, Brugge
  • February 12, 2013: Ghent University presented micro-reconfiguration technology developed within FASTER project to TP Vision, Ghent
  • January 23, 2013: FORTH presented FASTER at the EU project day session of the HIPEAC Conference, Berlin [poster]
  • January 21, 2013: MAXELER had a keynote talk, "Maximum Performance Computing with Dataflow Engines", at the 7th HiPEAC Workshop on Reconfigurable Computing, Berlin
  • December 5, 2012: Kyprianos Papadimitriou (FORTH) presented the paper "Novel Design Methods and a Tool Flow for Unleashing Dynamic Reconfiguration", at the 10th IEEE/IFIP Int'l Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC), Paphos, Cyprus, Dec 5-7, 2012 [.pdf] / [.ppt]
  • November 27, 2012: Ghent University presented FASTER at an invited talk on "Partial reconfiguration of FPGAs. Part 1: Technology and Opportunities", KHBO, Oostende, Belgium
  • October 3, 2012: Presentation at Fall School on Programming Paradigms for Multi-core Embedded Systems (organized by the REFLECT EU-project), Freudenstadt-Lauderbat, Black Forest, Germany [slides]
  • September 5, 2012: Catalin Ciobanu (Chalmers) presented the paper "FASTER: Facilitating Analysis and Synthesis Technologies for Effective Reconfiguration",at the 15th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD), Izmir, Turkey, Sep 5-8, 2012 [pdf] / [slides]
  • July 10 2012: Marco Santambrogio (Politecnico di Milano) presented the paper "Smart Technologies for Effective Reconfiguration: The FASTER approach", at the 7th International Workshop on Reconfigurable Communication-centric Systems-on-Chip (ReCoSoC 12) York, UK, July 7-9, 2012 [pdf] / [slides]
  • April 24, 2012: Presentation "Reconfigurable technology and tools: the FASTER approach and future opportunities" at the EUICOOP session, HiPEAC Spring Computing Systems Week, Göteborg, Sweden [.pdf]
  • April 24, 2012: Dionisios Pnevmatikatos (FORTH) and Marco Santambrogio (Politecnico di Milano) presented the FASTER vision on the panel "Design and runtime management of reconfigurable systems" during the HiPEAC Computer System week in April 2012 in Göteborg.
  • January 25, 2012: Poster presentation, HiPEAC Conference 2012 [.pdf]
  • January 2012: "FP7 FASTER Project: Facilitating Analysis and Synthesis Technologies for Effective Reconfiguration", HiPEAC Info newsletter, pp 15 [.pdf]
  • November 4, 2011: FASTER Project Presentation, HiPEAC Cluster Meeting on Reconfigurable Computing [.pdf]
  • October 14, 2011: Maxeler Press Release [.pdf]
  • October 14, 2011: Synelixis Press Release [.pdf]