IC-FOSS, an autonomous institution of the Government of Kerala established in 2010,
has the mandate of carrying out academic & research programmes and advocacy centred
around Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), and fostering international co-operation
in the FOSS domain. A secondary focus of IC-FOSS is to promote Kerala as a destination
for FOSS-based IT work through creating a critical mass of trained human resources and
providing mechanisms for market interfacing. Currently operating out of Technopark, IC-
FOSS aims carry out joint programmes with state & central Governmental institutions as
well as with international agencies. IC-FOSS is to set up its International Campus near
Trivandrum shortly in order to fulfil its vision of being a world-class academic and research
institution in FOSS.