Open Source Community for Infrastructure Software

Project of the month: DocDoku


DocDokuPLM  is a robust state-of-the-art open source PLM (Product LifeCycle Management) solution, offering unique features in the following fields: Document Management, Product Structure, Product Configuration, Bill of Materials, Process Management, Change Management, and Data Visualization. DocDokuPLM won the Community Award at the OW2 Best Project Award Contest in 2015. 

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OW2con'19 is over now. With some 300 registered participants and an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, experienced IT professionals and decision makers, this year’s event was the best ever. OW2con is becoming a pivotal conference for the European open source ecosystem. Slides and videos have been published now. 



Congratulations to this year's OW2con Best Project Awards, XWiki for the Community Award, ProActive for the Innovation Award and CLIF for the Market Award. 


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Why is tax-funded software not published as Free Software? OW2 supports the Public Money? Public Code! campaign steered by the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE). Sign the Open Letter!


How can you take part in the Community?

What is OW2

OW2 is an independent community dedicated to open source industry-grade enterprise computing infrastructure software, including middleware, application platforms and cloud computing technologies.

Why Join OW2

Make a stand, focus your open source efforts, help steer the community, increase your open source visibility, promote your projects, and join renowned industry leaders, SMEs, academics and individuals.

Free Infrastructure Software

OW2 hosts some one hundred open source projects spanning application platforms, components, middleware, cloudware and tools for the development, deployment and management of distributed and cloud applications.

Submit a Project

At OW2 it usually starts with an open source project. We provide resources, governance and help build awareness for your project. Checkout the project life cycle and fill in the submission form. Join the code base.

Quality and Trustworthiness

Enhance the quality and facilitate the market adoption of your project with the unique suite of tools freely accessible with Open-source Software Capability Assessment Radar (OSCAR) the OW2 quality program.


Check out the beta version of OW2 marketplace at EU-funded project AppHub. Stay tuned for future development and full opening of the marketplace to OW2 projects in 2017.

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Collaborative Projects

Leveraging open source to foster collaborative innovation is a powerful strategy. OW2 is an experienced Open Source Software community for collaborative R&D projects. We provides community support and dissemination services and community building services to multinational open source collaborative projects and large collaborative R&D projects. In particular, OW2 has established itself as the reference dissemination and community platform for complex government-supported, open source-oriented projects.

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