PROSE will contribute to the adoption of open source software on ICT projects, by increasing the lifetime of the software developed inside European projects and thus maximizing impacts. This will be achieved through the creation of a coordination platform for hosting software projects, as well as promoting dissemination and training events on Open Source topics.

Empowering FLOSS in ICT

To achieve this vision it is necessary to promote FLOSS for ICT projects, by removing existing obstacles, especially legal and business barriers. This implies creating a feedback loop for FLOSS usage in ICT projects that encompasses the EC and enables them to assess the true benefits of a FLOSS-driven model, enabling a long term exploitation of FLOSS through a sustainable model for ICT contributions.

PROSE defines a threefold approach to FLOSS in European projects, aiming to:

PROSE Structured Approach


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