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13th conference FOSSCOMM 2020 – November 21–22, 2020 – Call for Presentations

The Free and Open Source Software Communities Meeting or otherwise FOSSCOMM aims at all Free and Open Source Software enthusiasts, regardless of the knowledge level that they own at this field. From the first conference held in 2008 at the National Technical University of Athens until today, the conference’s aspiration is to showcase the usefulness … Read more

+Resilient Pilot Actions

+RESILIENT puts together a 4-helix partnership of 8 MED countries to tackle the need for innovation conducive to increased socially-responsive competitiveness of SMEs & stimulate new jobs, especially for companies operating in the social economy. It aims to kickstart a process of policy change at regional level in the involved areas resulting in the integration … Read more

4th ODEON Newsletter – The Odeon Platform- OpenDataHubs.eu now available online!!

ODEON platform is the result of the capitalization of past MED projects integrated with EU platforms dealing with Open Data and Linked Open Data. The collaboration between these platforms assures a constant flow of data in the three thematic areas of the project, together with the national/regional e-government platforms. The platform hosts open data freely … Read more

Open Innovation in Medical Technology Will Save Lives

Experts from the world’s top engineering programs have come together to share knowledge about medical technology, hoping to make life-saving treatments more widely available. Importantly, they’re ensuring that patents, copyrights, and other legal restrictions don’t get between that knowledge and the people who need it most. Open Licenses Provide Life-Saving Technology in a Crisis The … Read more

New Identification and Authorization Infrastructure for GFOSS by ITDT Services

As part of the upgrade of its network infrastructure, Open Technologies Alliance- GFOSS integrated the authentication of GFOSS members with SSO technology, through a user management interface system for its connection with the GRNET Federation .For the Identification and Authorization Infrastructure (AAI) the WSO2 Identity Server, Sibboleth software and the OpenLDAP Server were selected. The … Read more

Partnership agreement between Open Forum Europe and GFOSS

Open Technologies Alliance (GFOSS) and Open Forum Europe signed a partnership agreement in order to promote openness to policy makers at all levels of government across Europe. GFOSS – Open Technologies Alliance and OFE have collaborated in many initiatives in recent years that promoted the ideals of free software and open government. OpenForum Europe (OFE) … Read more

Resilient 3rd transnational meeting in Rome (15-16 October 2019)

In order to coordinate the incoming project activities the partners of +Resilient met in Rome for the third transnational meeting. The first part of the project, Module 1 – Studying, was successfully closed so the partnership started with planning the activities in frame of Module 2 – Testing. Partners presented their pilot actions which will … Read more

MyData Greece 2019 – Community Meeting: 13-14 November 2019

As the importance of personal data in society continues to expand, it becomes increasingly urgent to ensure that people are able to know and control their personal data, but also to acquire personal knowledge and claim the benefits. The MyData Greece 2019 community meeting aims to foster and accelerate such change towards a human-centric approach … Read more

13 GFOSS projects in Google Summer of Code 2019 have been successfully completed

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2019 ended, with 1,134 students from 61 countries successfully completed the 2019 program. GFOSS participated as a mentor organisation in GSOC 2019 with 13 successfully completed projects. Congratulations to all of our students and mentors who made this summer’s program so memorable! Throughout the last 12 weeks, the GSoC students … Read more