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Accelerator Program

A quick start program to enable companies to accelerate products and services with FPGAs on the cloud. Target workloads include data analytics, genomics, video processing, machine learning, financial technology, security, and storage.

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Getting Started

Vivado® Design Suite and SDAccel™
Development Environment in the Cloud

Web Based Training Material
and Forum Support


  • Leverage Your Existing Algorithms and IP
  • Deploy Custom Hardware to Millions in Public Cloud
  • Extend Your Existing Business Model
  • Access to VCU1525 Development Kit Promotional Pricing
  • Connect to Xilinx marketing, FPGA expertise and funding opportunities


  • Valid company email
  • Valid company phone number
  • Building an FPGA accelerated FPGA product or service
  • Willingness to participate in co-promotion with Xilinx
  • Have not previously participated in this program


  • Xilinx web based forum support and training material
  • Co-marketing opportunities for industry events, social media, Xilinx Developer Forums and vertical events
  • Xilinx Venture funding opportunities

For the Amazon Web Services cloud, you will need the FPGA Developer Amazon Machine Image (AMI) that provides the connectivity shell around the IP - Download here

  • Develop a RTL flow with Vivado® Design Suite
  • Integrate the RTL and application SW API with SDAccel™ Development Enviroment

Join Xilinx Accelerator Program

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Helpful Links

Amazon Web Services

Get started developing applications on Amazon F1 instances

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F1 Instances with SDAccel

How to develop on Amazon EC2 F1 instances using SDAccel Development Environment - Four part series

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Github Page

Intended for hardware designers looking to create SDAccel applications on F1 instances leveraging new or existing RTL code.

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