The Academic Program demonstrates Microchip’s on-going commitment to education by offering unique benefits and resources for educators, researchers and students worldwide. We are a resource for academia to help integrate Microchip microcontrollers, analog, and wireless products into the classroom. We offer a free, comprehensive Integrated Development Environment (IDE), MPLAB X, that supports all of Microchip’s PIC microcontrollers and runs on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. Educators and students enjoy 25% off of Microchip hardware and software development tools when they purchase through microchipDIRECT.

Questions about the Academic Program can be sent to: academic@microchip.com