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 2018 for more information, including valuable sponsor benefits.

Sponsors for Akademy 2018


The Qt Company (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: QTCOM) is responsible for Qt development, productization and licensing under commercial and open-source licenses. Qt is a C++ based framework of libraries and tools that enables the development of powerful, interactive and cross-platform applications and devices.

Used by over a million developers worldwide, Qt is a C++ based framework of libraries and tools that enables the development of powerful, interactive and cross-platform applications and devices. Qt’s support for multiple desktop, embedded and mobile operating systems allows developers to save significant time related to application and device development by simply reusing one code. Qt and KDE have a long history together, something The Qt Company values and appreciates. Code less. Create more. Deploy everywhere. https://www.qt.io/

The Future is Written with Qt



Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu, a platform that spans from the PC and IoT devices to the server and the cloud. It includes a comprehensive suite of enterprise-grade tools for development, configuration, management and service orchestration. Ubuntu comes with everything you need to run your organisation, school, home or enterprise. Canonical provides enterprise products, support and services for Ubuntu. Established in 2004, Canonical is a privately held company. https://www.canonical.com/


ByteSource Technology Consulting GmbH is based in Vienna and specialised in complex IT- solutions.
As an Atlassian Platinum Solution Partner Enterprise we also offer high flexible solutions for team collaboration and DevOps. The company combines research with the application of the latest state-of-the-art methods and procedures from the IT-sector. ByteSource assists customers in reducing costs, while at the same time optimising productivity and the quality of services. Our IT experts have many years of experience as well as sound and proven expertise and methodological competence - from strategy consulting to the implementation of technical and technological solutions. This consulting company believes: “Nothing is impossible!” The right IT-Know-how, combined with innovative thinking and flexible action, turns visions into reality. https://bytesource.net/
KDAB is the world's leading software consultancy for architecture, development and design of Qt, C++ and OpenGL applications across desktop, embedded and mobile platforms. The biggest independent contributor to Qt, KDAB experts build run-times, mix native and web technologies, solve hardware stack performance issues and porting problems for hundreds of customers, many among the Fortune 500. KDAB’s tools and extensive experience in creating, debugging, profiling and porting complex, great looking applications help developers worldwide to deliver successful projects. KDAB’s global experts, all full-time developers, provide market leading training with hands-on exercises for Qt, OpenGL and modern C++ in multiple languages. https://www.kdab.com/
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 https://www.opensuse.org/


Slimbook is a computer brand from Spain with Free Software vocation. Our products have consistently been designed and tested to run GNU/Linux and, through cooperation, provided among the best experience we can find in the market. In this fashion, we collaborated with KDE and created the KDE Slimbook laptop to make sure we have a good laptop that is today an example of what we can achieve working together. See you at Akademy! https://slimbook.es/


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Patrons of KDE

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