Importance of Open Source for the UK

This page contains facts about the importance of Open Source Software (OSS) for the UK. This includes a list of companies and academia that use open source software and statements about the relevance of the software.

General statements about the benefits of open source can be found here.

OSS in the Government

The UK government endorses the use of OSS [1]and the NHS supports the development of open source IT solutions for health applications [2].

OSS in the Industry

Here, we will soon add statements of UK institutions including links to them.

We welcome company or academic institution to submit a statement to us for presentation on this page. Send us an email, if you want to be added.