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Open UK
11th November 2021

OpenUK donates data centre energy efficiency blueprint Patchwork Kilt to Eclipse Foundation

New blueprint supports carbon neutral and carbon negative projects that aim to make implementations more efficient, contributing to circular economy and net zero goals. Glasgow,...

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Open UK
28th October 2021

OpenUK announces initial speakers for Open Technology for Sustainability Day at COP26

Keynote session by Lord Maude of Horsham will take place alongside panel sessions on the Energy Sector and Open Data, Collaboration, and Supply Chain Transparency...

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Open UK
13th October 2021

Open Source Software contributed an estimated £46.5bn to UK business in 2020, according to OpenUK

Ahead of Open Technology for Sustainability Day at COP26, research report aims to overcome lack of consensus on what is measured and how the value...

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OpenUK
15th September 2021

5000 UK Kids to receive free Digital Glove from OpenUK enabling access to OpenUK free Digital Skills Camp

1200 Digitally excluded young people will receive Gloves complete with micro:bit 2’s 100 Schools and Community groups will each receive 30 Gloves 800 children will...

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OpenUK
7th July 2021

89% Of UK Organisations Run Open Source, According To OpenUK Survey

89% Of UK Organisations Run Open Source, According To OpenUK Survey 53% of non-tech organisations contribute to open source software projects 77% of UK public...

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OpenUK
9th March 2021

OpenUK Announces Support From Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance and Launches CO26 initiative

Amanda Brock to join board of SDIA to represent role of open technology in future initiatives OpenUK leads consortium including SDIA, ITRenew, OpenCompute, Octopus Centre...

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Open UK
1st January 2021

OpenUK Announces Inaugural New Year’s Honours List for UK Open Technology Industry

100 of the UK’s Open Technology leaders honoured today for their contributions to open source software, open hardware and open data  » Read more about: OpenUK...

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Open UK
18th November 2020

OpenUK joins GAIA-X as UK Lifeline

OpenUK announced joining the GAIA-X project for federated cloud in Europe  » Read more about: OpenUK joins GAIA-X as UK Lifeline  »

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Open UK
10th July 2020

OpenUK Membership

OpenUK joins International Open Source organisations expanding UK community representation  » Read more about: OpenUK Membership  »

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Open UK
9th March 2020

Kids Competition

OpenUK announces national schools competition using MiniMU Glove, supported by Red Hat  » Read more about: Kids Competition  »

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