In line with the vision of LPI and fulfilling its purpose of enabling economic and creative opportunities for everybody, the LPI Innovation hub is a development environment, a platform where ideas and interaction between creative and technological oriented founders and persons are in the focus for creativity and innovation so communities and their citizens succeed; and barriers of entry are knocked down for people and businesses, leveling the economic playing field and providing access for all and improving the quality of life of the community through innovation. The Hub provides a cross disciplinary project platform on the University Campus housing and helping scientists, artists and experts to collaborate beyond their individual disciplines, universities and offices, investigating issues and challenges and proffer solutions that can be patented. The results are unique projects, new networks, further platforms and innovative approaches for commerce and research.
Linux Professional Institute [LPI]
LPI is a non profit organization. LPI is the global certification standard and career support organization for open source professionals. With more than 500,000 exams delivered, it’s the world’s first and largest vendor-neutral Linux and open source certification body. LPI has certified professionals in over 180 countries, delivers exams in 9 languages, and has over 400 training partners.
LPI works with organizations around the world to ensure the growth and adoption of Linux, open source and Free Software. This work involves a strategy of assisting and cooperating with existing organizations that share similar interests. Our “Regional Enablement Initiative” focuses on identifying the best partner organizations in regions around the globe that are best suited for the task of promoting Linux professionalism and are also able, with our assistance, to identify other partner organizations.