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The third Open World Forum – being staged in Paris on 30 September and 1 October 2010 – brough together open technology decision-makers from around the world, under the banner of Open Innovation and Free / Open Source. Nearly 1,500 participants from 40 countries attended the event, to cross-fertilize initiatives and map out the digital future.

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14 October 2010 - OPEN WORLD FORUM PRESENTS the Open Innovation Awards 2010 - [English version]

At the recent Open World Forum, five of the world’s most promising start-ups focused on Open Source were recognized for their highly original projects in terms of innovation, quality of execution and potential for value creation.

 

 

As part of the final round-up from this year’s Open World Forum, the 'Demo Cup' announces the results of its annual open innovation awards, dedicated to Open Source startups. The 2010 Open Innovation Awards were organized as part of the Open World Forum by Systematic, with the support of the regional development agency for the Paris Region (ARD).

13 finalists had the opportunity to present their projects to major systems integrators and venture capital investors.

 

 

03 September 2010 - Open Source and innovation: 13 finalists chosen for the Demo Cup at this year's Open World Forum - [English version] [French Version]

The Jury for the Demo Cup – the international competition for Open Source projects being organized as part of the Open World Forum in Paris on 1 October 2010 – has published the list of finalists, following a tough selection process basedon entrants' submissions.

 

The Open World Forum is the world's leading summit meeting bringing together decision-makers and communities to cross-fertilize open technological, economic and social initiatives to build the digital future. Its Demo Cup showcases innovative and game-changing Open Source products of the year.

The finalists are:

These 13 finalists will compete against each other on 1 October 2010 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the Open World Forum. Each will have exactly eight minutes to convince the Jury and the audience, by putting forward a practical demonstration of how their product might become a game-changer in their marketplace.

 

Following these presentations, the Jury will present five 'Open Innovation Awards' which will recognize the most spectacular and convincing demonstrations.

 

The Demo Cup Jury includes investors, entrepreneurs, Open Source managers from leading IT services companies, and consultants; all of them experts in Open Source and innovation: Larry Augustin (SugarCRM), Jean-François Caenen (Capgemini), Jean-Marie Chauvet (LC Capital), Stefane Fermigier (Nuxeo), Jean-François Gallouin (Via Innovation), Roberto Galopini (consultant), Thierry Koerlen (Ulteo), Jean-Noel Olivier (Accenture), Bruno Pinna (Bull), Alain Revah (Kublax).

 

Stefane Fermigier, joint chairman of the Jury, commented: "When choosing the finalists from among the many submissions we received, we took three key criteria into account: the innovative and open nature of the projects being presented; the impact that we thought they might have on their respective markets; and their ability to produce a spectacular demo that would leave a lasting impression on the audience.”

 

Jean-Marie Chauvet, also joint chairman of the Jury, added: "The very high quality and variety of the entries we received shows that the Open Innovation Awards, organized as part of the Open World Forum, are helping to establish this event as the essential annual focal point for innovation in the open software world.”

 

The 2010 Demo Cup is organized by the Open World Forum, with operational support being provided by the Open Software Special Interest Group of the Systematic competitiveness cluster.

 

 

30 June 2010 - Open Innovation Awards: showcase your innovative product at the ‘Demo Cup’: Calling all Open Source innovators: showcase your innovative product at the ‘Demo Cup’ and enter it for the ‘Open Innovation Awards’ at the Open World Forum 2010 >

 

Press Releases

 

22 July 2010 - The third Open World Forum will gather together decision-makers from the open digital world, in Paris - [English version] [French Version]

 

11 March 2010 - OPEN WORLD FORUM 2010: Open Is The Future. [EN]

 

9 October 2009 - OPEN WORLD FORUM 2009 ANNOUNCES THE CONCLUSIONS OF ITS DEBATES AND THE RESULTS OF ITS FIVE MAJOR SUMMIT MEETINGS [EN] - Discover the site of the Open World Forum 2009 Edition

 

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29 October 2009 - OPEN WORLD FORUM 2009 PRESENTS OPEN INNOVATION AWARDS TO FIVE GROUND-BREAKING OPEN SOURCE START-UPS [EN]

 

25 August 2009 - OPEN WORLD FORUM 2009 UNVEILS START-UP COMPETITION: Open source start-ups invited to pitch to potential investors and partners [EN]

 

14 July 2009 - OPEN WORLD FORUM 2009 UNVEILS PROGRAM [EN]

 

4 June 2009 - OPEN WORLD FORUM 2009 AND OPEN SOURCE THINK TANK WILL BRING TOGETHER ALL THE KEY PLAYERS FROM THE WORLD OF FREE, LIBRE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN PARIS [EN]

 

5 December 2008 -  OPEN WORLD FORUM 2008: OPEN SOURCE APPLICATIONS WILL DRIVE THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION [EN]

 

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