Xilinx Adaptive Computing Challenge

Just wanted to share this design contest announcement from Xilinx.

It’d be great to see some submissions coming out of our community as PYNQ does support the design contest boards!

Xilinx is excited to announce the Adaptive Computing Challenge! We are asking independent developers and startup to use Vitis™/ Vitis™ AI to build a design solution to accelerate workloads.

Xilinx offers 60 free Ultra96v2 boards as well as 40 ZCU104 and 20 U50 loaner boards as hardware platforms for the developer contest. Xilinx has partnered with to run the developer contest where participants will use one of the three selected Xilinx platforms.

For the startup contest, technology startups, early-stage technology companies, and research institutions will use any hardware platform built around Xilinx’s 28nm/20nm/16nm devices to create an exciting new application designed to show hardware acceleration with programmable logic.

Prizes include $10,000 to the 1st place developer winner and $100,000 to the 1st place startup winner! If you’re up to the challenge, learn more by visiting the contest page on Sign up Today!