FOSSA 2009 - Grenoble France - 17-18th nov 2009

FOSSA 2009 - Grenoble France - 17-18th nov 2009

The first Free Open Source Software Academia (FOSSa) Conference is organised by INRIA (Technological Development Department) & OW2 Europe Local Chapter in Grenoble-France on 17th and 18th of november 2009.

This conference aim at :

  • foster anyone who would like to create, sustain and transfer an OSS project from his laboratory to the industrial world in a more productive manner;
  • help start-ups and companies to find answers to overcome Open Source ‚Äúconstraints‚ÄĚ within their environment and better understand the OSS culture;
  • enable academia and industrials to meet, talk together and find synergies between research projects and industrial needs;
  • provide a free expression room where OSS Academic, Research and OSS Start-up‚Äôs team can present their projects;
  • show the benefits of the participation in a collaborative network aiming at increasing the value of academic results, gathering them in a common environment, and releasing them in Open Source.