Open Source Observatory September 2020

The Open Source Observatory ( articles I wrote and published for the European Commission in September 2020.

Spain shares its Covid-19 app as open source following appeal from scientists
Open hardware lets Lleida students finish work during Covid-19 lockdown
France’s open data lab launches study into open source and education
Sweden considers open source software for its digital currency proof of concept
EC’s NGI funds decentralised open source, cloud-based customer relations management alternative
Thüringen invites nominations for its 2020 open source award
Nearly one-third of EU governmental IT security organisations contribute to open source software
Czech top-level domain manager sells firewall made from open source software and hardware
German ICT service providers call for central open source code repository
Major support boost for Swiss parliament’s digital sustainability group
Technological sovereignty heads new roadmap for France’s Nouvelle-Aquitaine open source cluster
Gijs Hillenius
Context for Digital Government

Policy specialist on open source in public services, knowlegde transfer expert