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Speakers Announced: FOSS4SMEs Policy Recommendations

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European Commission conference dedicated to Open Source

On 11 June, the European Commission’s 2nd Share & Reuse conference in Bucharest will be entirely dedicated to the use of open source in public administrations across Europe. This is significant, and it shows just how far open source has come in the 15 or so years since OFE was founded. Open source, it seems, is an idea whose time has come.

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Save the Date: EU Policy Recommendations for Free and Open Source Software

Join the FOSS4SMEs Project Consortium to learn about how SMEs competitiveness can be jump-started through Free and Open Source Software A panel with senior representatives from policy, SMEs and academia […]

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[Applications closed] Join the OFE Team!

Call for applications Deadline for application: 22 April 2019 [The application period is now closed] Interviews will start immediately and continue until the vacancy has been filled Start date: as […]

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Round Table Report: Open Hybrid Cloud

Enabling a Competitive Multi-Vendor Market Round Table Report on ‘Open Hybrid Cloud – Enabling a competitive multi-vendor market’ prepared by OpenForum Europe (OFE) to summarise the speakers’ presentations and panel […]

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Copyright Directive Approved with Art. 11 & 13

SaveCodeshare.eu Campaign successful: Free and Open Source Software Development Saved from Upload filters. Yesterday, the European Parliament passed the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive, including articles 11 and […]

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Release of Opinion Paper on Open Source and FRAND by OFA Fellow Simon Phipps

Why Legal Issues are the Wrong Lens to understand the Open Source and FRAND issue The question if Open Source Software can be combined with a FRAND (fair, reasonable, and […]

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Open Source Software Saved from the Copyright Directive

Despite uncertainties and controversies on the way, the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive seems to be reaching the end of the road. This week, the Member States and […]

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Event Concluded: OFE Open Hybrid Cloud Round Table on 28 February

Enabling a competitive multi-vendor market Join OpenForum Europe’s Round Table to explore how open standards and interoperability can enable a competitive multi-vendor cloud market. Coud has matured from a buzzword […]

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