Orgs and Projects

Below is a list of the 149 organizations that will be represented at this year's Mentor Summit. We took the short descriptions you all contributed and listed them below - you can read through the descriptions to see who might be working on "stuff" that you find interesting.

52°North Initiative for Geospatial Open Source Software GmbH

Applied Research in Geoinformatics; Geospatial Open Source Software

Small Satellite Student Society University of Stuttgart for Space Projects


A media server making home networking easy

AOSSIE - Australian Open Source Software Innovation and Education

A not-for-profit umbrella organization for open-source projects developed in Australia


Language-independent rule-based machine translation platform

Apertus Association

Community Driven Open Technology for Professional Film Production


Physically-based production rendering for animation and visual effects


Advanced, full-featured and reliable open source autopilot software


Create tools and libraries to Python all the things

Blender Foundation

We make free/open source 3D creation available for everyone


Free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries

Boston University / XIA

Supports evolution of all components of its network stack and promotes interoperability


3D solid modeling, robust geometric representation and fast ray tracing

Cadasta Foundation

Build technology to document land and resource rights


Create visual mobile coding frameworks for teenagers


Cancer Genomics Analysis and Interpretation

CCExtractor Development

Extracts subtitles from various video formats


Open source distributed storage


Facilitates coordination and common efforts in high energy physics software and computing

CGAL Project

A C++ library of 2D/3D geometric data structures and algorithms


Productive scalable parallel programming language


Validate Java code that adheres to a coding standard

Classical Language Toolkit

We bring NLP to ancient languages

CLiPS, University of Antwerp

Research on Natural Language Processing and Computational Psycholinguistics


Building platforms for reproducible AI research


Speech recognition, deep learning, pronunciation evaluation


Linting and fixing code for all languages

Computational Biology @ University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Biology - related computational simulations and research

Tools and services for federated instant messaging based on XMPP

Copyleft Games

3D Cloud Game Engine


Providing public infrastructure for a large, multilingual, semantic knowledge graph


A web framework for content management

Elm Software Foundation

Support the Elm programming language. Functional programming in browsers

Environmental Data & Governance Initiative

Protect and monitor vulnerable environmental data

Fedora Project

Building open source software communities and produce a Linux distribution


Multimedia library


Building open source tools and fostering the community in Asia

Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation

Support and promote open source hardware projects


A free unix-like operating system.


We support building free and open wireless community networks


Open Source automotive middleware


Version Control System

Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Developing open standards and tools for genomics


Global Navigation Satellite Systems software-defined receiver

GNU Octave

A programming language for scientific computing

GNU Radio

A free and open-source toolkit for Software Radio


Organizing the world's information and making it universally accessible and useful

Green Navigation

Energy efficient routing for electric vehicles


A unified operating system for the desktop


Homebrew is the missing package manager for macOS


Develops neuroinformatics data and computing resources infrastructure


Vector graphics editor

Institute for Artificial Intelligence, University of Bremen

Research in applying AI in mobile robotics

Intel Media and Audio For Linux

Developing Open Source Software for accelerated media processing

Internet Archive

Internet Archive is a non-profit library

JBoss Community

Open organisation for enterprise-level server middlewares

JdeRobot - Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Software development suite for robotics and computer vision applications


Video conferencing and VoIP


Joomla! is a CMS to build web sites and powerful online applications


KDE is a community devoted to the development of free software and open knowledge


Awesome badass media center stuff


LabLua is dedicated to research on programming languages


Building open source health systems


The world's best free and open office suite


Stable virtualization API

Liquid Galaxy project

Liquid Galaxy is an immersive and interactive visualization tool for Google Earth and Maps

LLVM Compiler Infrastructure

Building modular and reusable compiler and toolchain technologies


Open, secure, flexible, Linux-capable System-on-Chip


Package manager for Lua programming language


Scientific software for mechatronic systems (University lab)

MetaBrainz Foundation

Creating and maintaining an open encyclopedia of music and arts metadata

Mifos Initiative

Open Source Fintech Platform for Financial Inclusion

Mixxx DJ Software

Cross-plattform DJ performance application


Fast implementations of machine learning techniques

Mobile Robot Programming Toolkit (MRPT)

Portable data structures and algorithms for mobile robotics

Mono Project

Cross platform .NET/C# runtime and tools


Indie game with voxel engine and sandbox


Music Notation Software

National Resource for Network Biology (NRNB)

Biomedical data analysis and visualization using networks

NetBSD Foundation

Open Source NetBSD operating system and Pkgsrc packaging product

Nmap Security Scanner

Utility for network discovery and security auditing


Supports and promotes world-class, innovative, open source scientific software

Open Bioinformatics Foundation

Bioinformatics across many open source projects and languages

Open Chemistry

Developing open source software for computational chemistry and mass spectrometry

Open Data Kit

Data collection software for social good

Open Detection

Open source library for object detection and classification

Open Genome Informatics

Open source biological data analysis and integration platform

Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)

Non-profit organisation that fosters the development and use of open source geospatial software

Open Technologies Alliance - GFOSS

Promote openness through use and development of Open Standards and Technologies


Collaboration between opensource astrophysics projects to share resources, ideas, and code


Develops an open source EMR platform


Building Linux distributions and tools for software integration, packaging and community colaboration


We are creating a software platform, based on netjson, to manage different network devices

Oppia Foundation

Improving education through online lessons that simulate an interactive tutor

PEcAn Project

Enabling ecology through accessible, reproducible interfaces to vegetation models

Performance Co-Pilot

Performance Co-Pilot is a system performance and analysis framework

Pharo Consortium

Pharo is a minimal, elegant, pure, reflective object language

phpBB Forum Software

The most widely used free and open source forum software


Build and maintain the ultimate Python Open Source CMS

Polly Labs

Promote the adoption of polyhedral compilation techniques in industry

Portland State University

New and independent open source projects, many with academic focus


PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system

Processing Foundation

Promoting software literacy within the visual arts, and visual literacy within technology-related fields

Public Lab

Community where you can learn how to investigate environmental concerns

Python Software Foundation

Umbrella organization for the Python language

Qubes OS

Operating system providing security through isolation and compartmentalization of activities

R Project for Statistical Computing

R (along with Python) is the predominant language for data science

Red Hen Lab

Research on Multimodal Communication


Open source chat platform

RTEMS Project

Real-time embedded operating system

Ruby Science Foundation

Developing and enchancing scientific libraries set for Ruby


Windows file sharing and authentication interoperability suite for Linux


Open source OO+FP programming language


Scientific software package for numerical computations


Relive old adventure games

Shogun Machine Learning Toolbox

Learning toolbox offering a wide range of efficient and unified Machine Learning methods


Java/GWT platform for humanitarian project management

Software Freedom Conservancy

Fiscal sponsorship, home of Outreachy, defend GPL, promote FOSS

Software Product Data Exchange (SPDX)

Provide standards and tools to describe open source packages and licenses

Ste||ar group

Shaping a Scalable Future


Linux system call tracer

Sugar Labs

Tools that learners use to explore, discover, create, and reflect

Sustainable computing research (SCoRe)

Conducting research covering various aspects of Security, Mobile & IOT


Computer algebra system in Python

Systers, an Anita Borg Institute community

Supports and provides women in computing a community and technical opportunities

The CGAL Project

Computation geometry and geometry processing library

Gentoo Foundation

The Foundation ensures the healthy development of the Gentoo Linux distribution

The Honeynet Project

International non-profit security research organization

The Java Pathfinder Team

Java Pathfinder is an extensible virtual machine for analyzing Java bytecode

The Libreswan Project

Encrypting the internet using IKE and IPsec

The Linux Foundation

We make every thing to make Linux more beautiful

The MacPorts Project

Open source packaging for macOS

The ns-3 Network Simulator Project

Develops a packet level network simulator for research and education

Oppia Foundation

Improving education through online lessons that simulate an interactive tutor

PEcAn Project

Develop accessible tools for reproducible ecosystem modeling and forecasting

The Processing Foundation

Flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning to code within the context of the visual arts

Tor Project

Creating and deploying free and open anonymity and privacy technologies

The Wine Project

Wine can run Windows applications on other operating systems


Free, easy to use and flexible tile map editor


Open source multimedia player/framework

Wikimedia Foundation

Develop tools in which people can share knowledge for free - Verifying the Internet

Battling misinformation with a decentralised platform for collaborative web-research

WSO2, Apache Software Foundation

Platform of open source middleware products for integration, API management, identity and access management, smart analytics and IoT


Library for writing cross-platform GUI applications with *native* look and feel


A highly adaptable toolkit which offers advanced indexing and search facilities

XBMC Foundation

End user facing media center deluxe. Totally customizable and open source

XMPP Standards Foundation

Defines protocols for presence, IM, and real-time communication/collaboration


A platform to develop collaborative applications by leveraging Wiki paradigm


Open access digital archive


Open source group chat