Innovation

Open Source is an engine of innovation, it is…

Efficient:
By building on existing components it is possible to not only decrease the necessary investment but the error rate as well. The result is higher safety and faster innovation.

User Driven:
Not the business model of the provider but the requirements of the user determine the direction of innovation.

Local:
Innovation in the field of open source builds on and develops local expertise and thereby offers secondary benefits for a country's entire economy.