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Sponsorship Opportunities

A big thank you to our sponsors who help to make this event happen! There are still sponsorship opportunities.
If you are interested, please see Sponsoring Akademy 2015 for more information, including valuable sponsor benefits.

Sponsors for Akademy 2015


Google is a proud user and supporter of open source software and development methodologies. Google contributes back to the Open Source community in many ways, including more than 50 million lines of source code, programs for students including Google Summer of Code and the Google Code-in Contest, and support for a wide variety of projects, LUGs, and events around the world. Learn more at:

The Qt Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digia Plc., is responsible for all Qt activities including product development, commercial and open source licensing together with the Qt Project under the open governance model. Together with our licensing, support and services capabilities, we operate with the mission to work closely with developers to ensure that their Qt projects are deployed on time, within budget and with a competitive advantage. Learn more at:

The openSUSE project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. openSUSE creates one of the world's best Linux distributions, working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community. The project is controlled by its community and relies on the contributions of individuals, working as testers, writers, translators, usability experts, artists and ambassadors or developers. The project embraces a wide variety of technology, people with different levels of expertise, speaking different languages and having different cultural backgrounds. Learn more at:

Blue Systems is a company investing in Free/Libre Computer Technologies. It sponsors several KDE projects and distributions like Kubuntu and Netrunner. Their goal is to offer solutions for people valuing freedom and choice.


KDAB, the world's largest independent source of Qt knowledge, provides services, training and products for Qt development. Our engineers deliver peerless software, providing expert help on any implementation detail or problem. Market leaders in Qt Training, our trainers are all active developers, ensuring that the knowledge delivered reflects real-world usage

Intel creates the breakthrough technologies that make amazing experiences possible. As the world’s leading silicon provider and top contributor to the Linux kernel, Intel continually advances how people work and live. For over two decades, Intel's contributions to open-source projects-from deeply embedded products to massively complex datacenters have helped ensure that a breadth of solutions run exceptionally well on Intel® architecture. The combination of consistent innovation and dedicated execution has helped unlock business opportunities, connect people, and enhance lives. Open source is bringing amazing experiences to life and Intel is proud to help make those experiences possible.

Igalia is an open source consultancy specialized in the development of innovative projects and solutions. Likewise, Igalia innovates in multiple specific areas to deliver the best Open Source technologies and solutions to its customers. We focus on client-side web technologies including WebKit and Chromium/Blink, JavaScript engines, optimization of graphical pipelines, Multimedia, the Linux kernel, Accessibility and more.


Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies.

Open Invention Network (OIN) is the largest patent non-aggression community in history and supports freedom of action in Linux as a
key element of open source software. Funded by Google, IBM, NEC, Philips, Red Hat, Sony and SUSE, OIN has more than 1,500 OIN community members and owns more than 900 global patents and applications. Member cross-licenses and OIN patent licenses are available royalty free to any party that joins the OIN community.

froglogic is a software company based in Hamburg, Germany. Their flagship product is Squish, the market-leading automated testing tool for GUI applications based on Qt, Java Swing, SWT and JavaFX, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, MFC, .NET and for HTML/Ajax-based applications running on various operating systems and in different web browsers.

Media Partner is an up to date online-publication intended for professional computer users. It provides technology insights of the IT and telecommunications industry. offers profound and up to date information on significant and trending topics. Online- and IT-Professionals, marketing managers, purchasers, and readers inspired by technology receive substantial information on product, market and branding potentials through tests, interviews und market analysis.

Local Partners

Xunta de Galicia

Patrons of KDE

KDE's Patrons also support the KDE Community through out the year.