MIMOS strongly believes in the philosophy of Open Source and is currently moving towards increased adoption of Open Source policies. MIMOS believes the Open Source business model will ensure the protection of intellectual property, prevention of monopoly and progress of technology for the benefit of all.
MIMOS's Open Source R&D Group comprises of the Asiaosc team, National Policy team and Localization team. The Asiaosc team focuses on creating a hub of information about open source in Asia, and project MIMOS's open source activities throughout Asia. National Policy team focuses on secretariat and chair of steering committee. Localization team focuses on ensure key open source software available in BM, especially for digital divide community.