Opening the open source dialogue

OpenSI is a collaboration between Instaclustr and University of Canberra, boosting open source research, innovation, and partnerships. It’s a platform for applied research, idea exchange, and global collaboration. This partnership bridges academia and industry, enhancing open source capabilities to solve real-world problems.

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Innovation through…

Deep learning

OpenSI provides a platform for deep research and advancement of open source technologies.

Industry collaboration

We foster industry and research collaboration to accelerate open source technologies.

Promoting innovation

We promote innovation using open source technologies.

Introducing our

Research philosophy

OpenSI is building a research philosophy derived from the unique partnership that has developed between UC and Instaclustr.

Our philosophy is founded on the practical pathways embedded within UC’s culture, and Instaclustr’s open source mindset and collaborative approach.

Our approach   


Open and collaborative

Building solutions to real problems in an open and collaborative way, one that brings the crowds and benefits of open source and collective to the table.


Embedded Problem Solving

Solving big existential problems with open source philosophy and collaboration at our core. Embedding dedicated researchers into commercial environments that are thriving on solving real world problems.


Building a legacy

Discovering the next generation of open source technologies through deep research and to advancing through collaboration and promotion. Successful projects will be donated and transferred to open source communities and collaborations to enable ongoing development and improvement.

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