Get free dev boards, win fame and prizes in the Arrow European FPGA contest

Arrow Electronics has launched its Arrow European FPGA Developer Contest and you can get a free FPGA dev board just by entering. But you need to hurry. The Phase 1 application deadline is October 31, 2019.

Here’s what you need to do:

  • Click on the link above for details.
  • Choose one of the three dev board that are part of the contest for your project:


    1. The Arrow MAX1000 dev board, based on the Intel® Max® 10 10M08SAU169C8G FPGA
    2. The Arrow CYC1000, based on an Intel® Cyclone® 10 FPGA
    3. The Arrow AnalogMAX dev board, based on an Intel Max 10 FPGA


  • Scroll to the bottom of the contest page, click the orange “Register” button, and enter your details (so that Arrow can send your free dev board to you).


Arrow MAX1000 Dev Board


Arrow CYC1000 Dev Board


Arrow AnalogMAX Dev Board


You’ll then have until November 15 to submit your contest entry via a template.

An Arrow committee will then pick the best projects and award prizes, which include:


  • Intel NUC PC
  • Intel® RealSense™ Camera D435
  • Intel SSD 660P: 512GB
  • Intel Compute Stick
  • Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick 2
  • Three Intel® Optane™ SSDs




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