Groupe Silicomp, PolySpace Form Silicomp Software Validation Company

9/8/2003 - Groupe Silicomp and PolySpace - two french Grenoble native companies - combine their expertise to propose embedded software test and validation solutions. Their combined offering is designed to address main international embedded systems users, present in the car industry, avionics, energy, railways transportation, medical, and consumer electronics sectors. Silicomp Software Validation will be based in Groupe Silicomp’s headquarters and will be managed by Mr. Patrick ARTOLA, PolySpace Sales Manager (

Groupe Silicomp will benefit from PolySpace’s technological expertise in execution errors detection tools. On the other side, the Group will bring its expertise of embedded projects and its experience as an IT solution provider. Created in 1999, PolySpace is already known from large international accounts such as EADS, DELPHI, and ZF for its software validation tools.

"As a leader on the IT solutions market, Groupe Silicomp has to provide the innovative technologies that will differentiate its industrial customers from their competitors ", says Emmanuel Arnould, Groupe Silicomp General Manager." The joint-venture, combining the PolySpace products offering with Groupe Silicomp innovation know-how is a particularly exciting event for both companies. Preliminary customers’ feedback already shows the potential of such a creation; some high value-added contracts have been already signed.”

"The association of PolySpace and Groupe Silicomp competencies, enhanced with the service offering that will provide Silicomp Software Validation, shows once more PolySpace’s ambition to give the best possible solutions to our customers, says Daniel Pilaud, PolySpace Technologies President." In addition to the products’ services offering for better integration in existing processes, Silicomp Software Validation will offer complete software validation services. These will provide new horizons for our customers.”

Through this association, Groupe Silicomp adds a new solution, in phase with its development strategy. It confirms the level of confidence of Groupe Silicomp for the remaining of this year, in a tight economic context.

With this alliance, PolySpace Technologies allows its customers to benefit from a very high-level service offer, without altering its main focus of a software product developer.

About PolySpace
As a software product developer, PolySpace Technologies provide the first development tools to detect automatically execution errors in embedded applications without testing. PolySpace is present in Germany, Canada, China, USA, France, India, Japan and United Kingdom with references in car the industry, avionics, defense, consumer electronics, energy, medical, spatial, railways transportation and telecoms sectors. For further details:

About Groupe Silicomp
Groupe Silicomp, first Information Technology Solutions Provider, present on three continents, offers innovative solutions with a strong technology component. The Group intervenes in management and realization with an important competence in IT-security. The mastery of high-speed networks, industrial applications, embedded and real-time software confirm our unique expertise to develop the communicating systems of your future. For further details:

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