OSSICS, an acronym for Open Software Solutions Industrial Cooperative Society Limited, is the first business enterprise for software development in the co-operative sector of Kerala, India. OSSICS was started in the year 1998 and has its head office in Ernakulam in Kerala. The co-operative society began working with a team of 11 software professionals. Currently, it has a strength of nearly 60 professionals. Its members include engineers, revenue-model experts and economy advisers.
Along with Cochin University of Science and Technology, [email protected] Project of Government of Kerala and the Appropriate Technology Promotion Society in Kochi, OSSICS was one of the organisers of the National Free Software Conference 2008 held in Cochin University of Science and Technology during 15–16 November 2008.
All products and services offered by OSSICS are in the GPL software platforms.