Open Technologies Alliance (GFOSS)[1] (Greek: ΕΕΛΛΑΚ – Οργανισμός Ανοιχτών Τεχνολογιών) is a Greek non-profit organization founded on February 28, 2008 by 36 Greek Universities and Research Institutes. GFOSS was created to "further the cause of Free, Open Source Software (FOSS) and Openness". 36 universities and research centers are shareholders of GFOSS.


  1. Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET)
  2. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)
  3. Athena Research Center
  4. National Documentation Centre (EKT)
  5. National (Metsovian) Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
  6. Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS)
  7. Greek Academic Network (GUnet)
  8. Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)
  9. Hellenic Society of Scientists and Professionals of Informatics and Communications
  10. National Centre of Scientific Research "Demokritos"
  11. Technological Educational Institute of Athens (TEI ATH)
  12. University of the Aegean
  13. University of Macedonia (UoM)
  14. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.)
  15. Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology
  16. Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly
  17. University of Patras (UPatras)
  18. Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus"
  19. University of Peloponnese (UoP)
  20. Technological Educational Institute of Peloponnisos (TEI of Peloponnisos)
  21. University of Crete (UoC)
  22. Technical University of Crete (TUC)
  23. Technological Educational Institute of Central Macedonia (TEICM)
  24. Greek Association of Computer Scientists (EPE)
  25. Hellenic Linux User Group (HEL.L.U.G.)
  26. Hellenic Association of Computer Engineers (HACE)
  27. University of Ioannina (UoI)
  28. Hellenic Open University (HOU)
  29. Harokopio University (HUA)
  30. University of Piraeus (UniPi)
  31. Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus
  32. International Hellenic University (IHU)
  33. University of Western Macedonia (UoWM)
  34. University of Cyprus (UCY)
  35. Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia (TEIWM)
  36. University of Thessaly (UTH)
  37. Technological Educational Institute of Central Greece
  38. Open University of Cyprus

Members of the Board of Directors of GFOSS – Open Technologies Alliance 2015–2019


  • Mihalis Vafopoulos (ODI Athens), responsible for Open Data
  • Vassilis Vlachos (TEI of Thessaly), responsible for Privacy and Security
  • Panayiotis Kranidiotis (Scientific Committee of the GFOSS), responsible for Public Administration and Local Government
  • Dimitris Kyriakos (EPE), responsible for Primary and Secondary Education
  • Ioannis Stamelos (A.U.Th.), responsible for Higher education and Research
  • Prodromos Tiavos (Creative Commons Greece), responsible for Open Content and Copyright


  1. ^ "Open Technologies Alliance (GFOSS)".

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