Open Source Foundries
We provide best-in-class software platforms with lifetime support for building and maintaining connected products, ranging from the smallest sensors to smart and edge devices. Our core products are Zephyr RTOS and Linux based microPlatforms, which provide product quality templates to build secure, OTA updatable connected devices for industrial and consumer markets.
We target global markets with software development platforms and lifetime maintenance delivered as a service. Zephyr and Linux microPlatforms are delivered as secure, updatable software foundations, enabling customers to focus on their applications leveraging a tested open platform supporting security, OTA updates and the latest industry protocol and communications stacks - including BLE, 802.15.4, WiFi and 5G standards including NB-IoT and LTE-M. We are headquartered in Cambridge, UK, have established a US subsidiary and expect to announce partnerships in N. America, Europe and the Far East during 2018.
We are funded by Linaro Ltd, a leading global software company delivering Open Source Software for the Arm ecosystem. We expect to announce additional investors in early 2018.
We are partnering with key companies and organizations in the following areas so that we can scale out across the industry.
  • Key Open Source Upstream Projects including the Linux kernel, OpenEmbedded, Yocto and Zephyr
  • Microcontroller, SoC and SoM vendors including Arm and other architectures
  • Value added distributors in the US, Europe and Asia
  • Cloud IoT device management providers
  • Software service providers and Consultancy companies
Our executive team consists of industry veterans with deep experience of product development, open source software and global business operations.
  • Ian Drew, Chairman
  • George Grey, CEO
  • Robert Booth, COO
  • Alan Bennett, VP Engineering
Our technical team is globally distributed and comprises experts in software development, testing and delivery.
Where in the world is Open Source Foundries?
Community and Support
Our technical engineering team is actively involved in the upstream communities of the Linux Kernel, Open Embedded/Yocto, Zephyr Project, Mynewt, MCUBoot, LAVA and other projects, but we also aim to provide areas for each microPlatform user to communicate with us.
microPlatform Forums
Slack Channels
Support Ticket System
We are always looking for talented developers! We are looking for generalists and specialists across computing. in firmware (ATF, UEFI, Secure boot, FOTA updates), security, RTOS, wireless communication stacks, Linux kernel engineering, cloud connectors or CI testing methodologies then we want to hear from you directly (no agencies please).
Digital Marketing
Do you have a passion for inbound marketing, content marketing, product marketing, and product evangelization? If so, please get in touch (no agencies please).

Interested in working with us?