FOSSEE is the main sponsor and organizer
of SciPy.in 2012. They initiated an Indian edition of the popular
SciPy conference in 2009, in order to encourage the use of Python
for Scientific Computing in Asia. The goal of the FOSSEE project is to
enable the students and faculty of Science and Engineering
colleges/institutes/universities across India to use open source software
tools for all their computational needs, thereby improving the quality of
instruction and learning.
Enthought, Inc. is the supplementary sponsor for SciPy.in 2012. They provide scientific computing solutions through software development, consulting, and training. They use Python significantly for most of their projects, and work closely with many of the leading Python developers involved with scientific computing.