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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

EUvsVirus Hackathon to develop innovative solutions

To complement hackathons taking place at global and member state level, the European Commission – in close collaboration with EU member states – will host a pan-European hackathon to connect civil society, innovators, partners and buyers across Europe to develop innovative solutions to coronavirus. The #EUvsVirus Hackathon will take place on 24, 25 and 26 … 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

Creativity in the Countryside: How Art and Tech are Revitalizing Epirus

Tzoumerka is made of stone. Not just the towering peaks of this mountainous area, formed by nature and geography over millennia, but almost everything made by human hands — the walls, town squares, bridges and buildings — has been crafted from the local stone. It creates quite an impression: permanence, timelessness and a resistance to … 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

Open Call for small-scale agricultural solutions

The Municipality of Northern Tzoumerka, in collaboration with the P2P Lab, are happy to announce the launch of the three-day international agricultural co-design and distributed manufacturing retreat called “Tzoumakers: Cultivating Open-Source Agriculture in Tzoumerka”. About the Event The event will be centered around the rural makerspace “Tzoumakers”, located in Kalentzi, in the Municipality of Northern … Read more

MOODLEMOOTGR – CALL FOR PAPERS

GFOSS – Open Technologies Alliance and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in collaboration with education associations organize on the 28th & 29th of November 2019, the 3rd MoodleMoot Greece Conference, and invite all interested persons to submit their proposals by September 30, 2019. The conference will be held at the Central Library of the Aristotle … Read more