ESOP is organizing another Online Associates Meeting, this time open to all interested parties and with the participation of special guests. Will happen on October 28th, Wednesday, at 11:30 am, sign up here!


back to school

ESOP - Portuguese Open Source Software Companies Association, sent an Open Letter to the Direção Geral da Educação (General Directorate of Education) to reinforce the concern with what has been happening in terms of technologies used in distance learning in Portugal.

Study on the impact of Open Source Software and Hardware

OpenForum Europe, together with Fraunhofer ISI, are conducting a study on the use of Open Source Software (OSS) and Open Source Hardware (OSH) in Europe. The ultimate goal of the study is to contribute to more technologically open European policies.

Open Digital School in Portugal?

The digitization of education in Portugal has revealed several challenges. The system was not prepared to work remotely, some schools managed to overcome adversity but many students ended up compromising their learning.

France uses Open Source-based platform in the educational system for distance learning

The French Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (Ministère de l'Éducation nationale, de la Jeunesse et des Sports) has developed a platform based on Open Source software to ensure that all within the French education system have the tools necessary for distance learning.

startup desktop

With the Covid-19 pandemic, the use of the Linux operating system grew

back to school

ESOP defends freedom of choice and security in the implementation of the Digital School.


Bandeira UE em edificicio

In the last few days the European Parliament has published several resolutions in which it reinforces the need of European Institutions use Open Source solutions.

Woman at the Computer

The advantages of Open Source are attracting more supporters, including former opponents such as Microsoft.

Munich city photo

The city of Munich, Germany, was pioneer in implementing Open Source Solutions in the municipality's administration.