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The UK organisation for the business of Open Technology

OpenUK is the UK Organisation for the business of Open Technology being open source software, open hardware and open data “The 3 Opens”.

OpenUK’s purpose is UK leadership and international collaboration in Open Technology which it achieves this through 3 Pillars:

Community: creating a cohesive business community working in Open Technology across the UK;
Legal and Policy: using this community’s voice to influence the UK being a great place for Open Technology through appropriate laws and policies; and
Learning: promoting education and learning of skills in Open Technology.

Our 2022 focus is on Skills, Security and Sustainability

We are a UK not for profit organisation and advocacy group funded by partner donations and sponsorship.

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State of Open Con 23
February 7-8 2023

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Summer of Open Source Security

 


OpenUK’s “Summer of Open Source Software” recognised as one of 8 Notable Open Source Security Initiatives of 2022 by CSO online

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Upcoming Events

OpenUK events are open to all but may have limited ticket allocations and preference will be given to our Supporters.

OpenUK in the Press

Who’s writing about OpenUK
Michelle Angert
2nd December 2022

Equality Can Only Happen If Everyone Works For It

Amanda Brock interviewed for Capacity Magazine’s Dec/Jan 23 Digital Issue Page 66    » Read more about: Equality Can Only Happen If Everyone Works For It...

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Michelle Angert
25th November 2022

Interview: Why World Leaders Must Invest In Open Source Technology

Amanda Brock, CEO at OpenUK and Andrew Martin, pro bono CISO at Open UK and CEO at ControlPlane, discuss the benefits of using open technology,...

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Michelle Angert
3rd November 2022

All rise, Open Source Law, Policy & Practice

By: Adrian Bridgwater Published: 3 November 2022  » Read more about: All rise, Open Source Law, Policy & Practice  »

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Become a Supporter of OpenUK

OpenUK is funded by individual Supporters and our Partners’ donations and sponsorships.

Supporters contribute to our funding with a small monthly subscription and in return receive various benefits and the ability to vote in

our Board elections.

 

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Do you participate in an Open community or business?

We are organised under the 3 Pillars, Community, Legal and Policy and Learning with various committee and work group activities within those.

Participation in any OpenUK committee, activity or event is open to all but subject to our Participants’ Code of Respect and the OpenUK Competition Policy. By participating you agree to comply with these.

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