Shaping Europe’s digital future

Study about the impact of open source software and hardware on technological independence, competitiveness and innovation in the EU economy

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Open Source is increasingly used in digital technologies. This required an in-depth analysis of its current role, position and potential for the European economy. Open Source Software (OSS) has become mainstream across all sectors of the software industry over the past decade. Conversely, the level of maturity of Open Source Hardware (OSH) currently appears far lower. However, the business ecosystem for OSH is developing fast. If OSH is to follow the same development as OSS, it could constitute a cornerstone of the future Internet of Things (IoT), the future of computing and the digital transformation of the European industry at the end of the digital decade. Read more.

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Tamir Borensztajn

Vice President SaaS & Open Strategy, EBSCO Information Services

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This is great, thank you Tamir!