Since 2005, the Free IT Foundation has been working to promote and develop open source hardware and software technologies based on the so-called GPL-compatible free licenses..
It is part of a contributory approach in line with the foundations promulgated by the Declaration of Principles ratified in Geneva in 2003 at the World Summit on the Information Society. The Free IT Foundation advises governments, UN organizations and international companies on governance and the development of technological common goods.
The Free IT Foundation promulgates the notion of public digital space intrinsic to a confederal design of the Information Society. It also encourages innovation through the personal empowerment of young talent and engineers. In particular, it contributed to the round table "Progress and quality of life, Switzerland in 2029" held in Münchenwiler in 2009 and supported the organization of the 13th World Free Software Meetings in Geneva in 2012.
In general, the actions carried out by the Free IT Foundation contribute to the achievement of the 17 sustainable development goales to transform our world.
"Common information assets are the DNA of an inclusive Information Society. They are the vectors of a contributory culture that promotes democracy, sharing and cooperation.
Lionel Lourdin, President of the Free IT Foundation