"Free and open source software (FOSS) is well-known for
promoting new development methods. Now, a European nonprofit
organization known as FOSS Bridge hopes that FOSS can be equally
innovative in promoting cooperation between companies and in
fostering investment in developing nations. The organization is
currently working to help pair European and Vietnamese companies
for joint development and business ventures.
"In many ways, FOSS Bridge is a natural extension of existing
policies. On one hand, the European Union has long had a policy of
encouraging greater economic cooperation with Asia..."