Libresoft is a research group in the Telematic Systems and Computing Department (GSyC) of University Rey Juan Carlos. The group is based in URJC Campus at Fuenlabrada, where the Higher Technical School of Telecommunications Engineering is located.
Today, Libresoft is a reference research group in libre software and open virtual communities. Our staff consists of libre software practitioners and enthusiasts, devoted to research, education and innovation and passionate about technology and knowledge transfer to academia, industry and our society at large.
Over the past years, the emerging influence exerted by libre software and its open collaborative philosophy in industry, education, and Public Administrations has propelled the expansion of our research portfolio to incorporate many different areas of interest:
- Empirical software engineering.
- Mobile augmented reality and social networks.
- Open collaborative communities (CSCW).
- Mobile technologies for healthcare and learning.
- Education and training on libre software.
- Consulting on libre software, including business models, technological,legal and strategic aspects.
The Libresoft team has gathered extensive experience in national and international research projects. Our work has been funded by the European Commission (FP6, FP7, IDABC, LLP-ERASMUS-ECUE), the Spanish Government (Avanza, CICYT), the Government of the Region of Madrid, public foundations (CENATIC), educational institutions (EOI business school) and private companies (Google, Telefónica, Andago, Vodafone, Infojobs). Our research work has been featured on numerous occassions in national and international media and we frequently organize or participate in academic and featured events, meetings and initiatives on libre software and related technologies.