The European Commission has selected a consortium led by Unisys Belgium, a subsidiary of Unisys Corporation, to create and manage the Open Source Observatory and Repository (OSOR). This contract was awarded to the consortium, consisting of Unisys Belgium, the Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology, GOPA Cartermill and the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, after a public call for tender. 

This Internet service and portal allows European administrations to centrally store and share the software code of their open source applications and exchange open source knowledge. This collaboration is intended to enable the European Member States' administrations to improve the return on their information technology investments and make their applications more interoperable. 

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