FOSSi: The Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation

Welcome to the Free and Open Source Silicon (FOSSi) Foundation. We are a group of developers and open hardware enthusiasts from the OpenRISC community.

Our Mission

FOSSi is a non-profit foundation with the mission to promote and assist free and open digital hardware designs and their related ecosystems. FOSSi operates as an open, inclusive, vendor-independent group.

  • Support and promote open standards development and their use
  • Support community events and organize regular events
  • Encourage industry participation in open source IP design
  • Assist hobbyists and academic institutions with opening their work to the public
  • Support the development and maintenance of a web site, aimed at providing a platform for free and open source silicon