Friends of OpenUK

OpenUK collaborates with “Friend” organisations who represent the breadth of OpenUK’s mission. You can find out more about our Friends by clicking on their logos.

Friends directory

BCS Open Source Specialist Group

The BCS Open Source Specialist Group exists to help demystify open source practice and its implications, to illuminate the pros and cons of open source and to act as a centre of expertise within the BCS.


OSSG website

Fintech Open Source Foundation

FINOS’ purpose is to accelerate collaboration and innovation in financial services through the adoption of open source software, standards and best practices.


FINOS website


FLOSSUK is UK’s oldest open systems user group, formerly known as UKUUG (United Kingdom Unix User Group). FLOSSUK is for people who care about open IT standards and the systems that implement them.


FLOSSUK website

Free Software Foundation Europe

Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology.


FSFE website


Nextcloud develop software for decentralised and federated clouds as alternative to centralised cloud services.


Nextcloud website

Open Invention Network

Open Invention Network, the world’s biggest defensive Intellectual Property Organisation, is free to join.


ONI website

Open Rights Group

Open Rights Group is a UK based digital campaigning organisation working to protect the rights to privacy and free speech online.


Open Rights Group website

OpenForum Europe

OpenForum Europe (OFE) is a not-for-profit, Brussels-based independent think tank which explains the merits of openness in computing to policy makers and communities across Europe.


OpenForum Europe website

Friends Agreement

We welcome Open organisations as our Friends subject to signature of the attached agreement. Should your organisation wish to support OpenUK as a friend, please contact us.

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