About Abilian


Abilian is an innovative open source software vendor in the emerging collaboration and business-oriented social networking market.

Business model

Abilian is a company that operates on an open-source software vendor model. Our core business is centered around developing an open-source platform in collaboration with a community of contributors. We provide our clients, including large corporations and government organizations, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises utilizing the Cloud, with the assurance of a stable and well-maintained version of our software.

In addition to our platform, we also develop specific business applications and cloud-based services (SaaS) using our technology. Our commitment to open-source ensures that our clients benefit from a flexible, customizable, and cost-effective solution. By leveraging the expertise of our community of contributors, we continuously improve and evolve our platform to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients.


Abilian was founded in 2012 by Stefane Fermigier, founder of Nuxeo and pioneer of open software in France since the year 2000. He is also founder of AFUL, of the Groupe Thématique Logiciel Libre du Pole Systematic Paris Region, and of the CNLL.

Labels and professional organizations

Abilian is a member of the Cap Digital competitiveness cluster. Abilian is a Young Innovative Enterprise, dedicating over 15% of its annual revenue to research and development. Abilian was initially supported by EIT ICT Labs.