Information Technology Authority had funded establishment of 5 labs specialized on Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) research and development in different universities and collages.Labs are equipped with 30-45 PCs and 2 servers to facilitate required infrastructure for development and testing. Labs were utilized extensively to conduct different FOSS training and awareness sessions. Labs currently operated by Sultan Qaboos University, Middle East College, Nizwa University, Sohar College of Applied Science & Ibri College of Applied Science.