The European Union must keep funding free software

Since 2020, Next Generation Internet (NGI) programmes, part of European Commission’s Horizon programme, fund free software in Europe using a cascade funding mechanism (see for example NLnet’s calls). This year, according to the Horizon Europe working draft detailing funding programmes for 2025, we notice that Next Generation Internet is not mentioned any more as part of… read more

Fidus Writer receives EU Funding through NLnet

Fidus Writer, the open-source real-time collaborative web-based online editor for academia, has secured funding from the NGI0 Entrust Trustworthiness and Data Sovereignty initiative. This funding, provided by NLnet with support from the European Commission’s Next Generation Internet program, aims to enhance Fidus Writer’s capabilities and broaden its reach within the academic community. Project Overview Fidus Writer has… read more