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State of Open: The UK in 2021, Phase One

The report comprises of three phases in March, July and October 2021.


State of Open Phase One

Literature overview of the State of Open, using existing materials including the soon to be published European Commission report, Harvard and Linux Foundation, CNCF, IBM and Red Hat Cloud reports and Tidelift report along with interviews.

Key Findings: The UK is a centre of excellence in open source software;  open source software contributes up to £43.1billions to the UK economy; and the UK is Europe’s number one contributor and one of the biggest contributors to open source software in the world.

Phase One was sponsored by GitHub, Open Invention Network and SUSE.

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