Individual and Academic Open Source

Portland State University specializes in mentoring individual open source projects. This includes enhancements to existing projects not otherwise part of GSoC, as well as brand-new smaller open source projects proposed by us or (preferably) by students. We especially encourage projects with an academic bent, and software projects related to open hardware: we have mentors skilled in such matters.

We don't care much which programming language you choose, or what open technologies you use in your project. We are looking for things that will impact some community in an important way, that leverage your existing skills and knowledge, and that you will learn from.

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  • open hardware
  • language-agnostic


  • Other
  • new projects
  • academic projects
  • individual projects
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