Open Science in the press
Små virksomheder får stort udbytte af åbent forskningssamarbejde
Aarhus Universitet Newsroom Maj. 2019 | At the Open Science Festival May 16, companies, students, and researchers met to celebrate and share scienceprojects. In just a short time, Open Science has shown great value.
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Styrket teknologioverførsel fra universiteterne – eftersyn af regler og praksis
Uddannelses og forskningsministeriet April. 2019 | The minister of higher education and research has published a report on strengthened technology transfer from the Danish Universities. SPOMAN Open Science is mentioned as one of the initiatives at page 55.
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Open Science baner vejen for ny type samarbejde (Open Science open up for a new type of collaboration)
Aktuel Naturvidenskab Jul. 3, 2018 | The society could benefit from more collaborations between universities and industry. However, expectations of long contracts and heavy systems can be a showstopper for initiating these collaboration. One answer to this challenge is Open Science
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Open Science Festival 2018 – fuld fart på nye ideer (Open Science Festival – launchpad for new ideas)
scitech.au.dk May. 31, 2018 | Researchers, students, and industrial representatives met up Thursday 31 May at iNANO (Aarhus University) for the Open Science Festival 2018 to celebrate the open researchcollaboration.
Indflydelse på grundforskning giver industrien konkurrencefordel (Influencing fundamental research provides the industry a competitive advantage)
sciencereport.dk Apr. 1, 2018 | The Open Science collaboration strengthen Danish company through increased access to the newest knowledge in the making and a large network.
AU tester privat samarbejde om grundforskning (Private Collaborations Surrounding Fundamental Research is Tested at Aarhus University )
sciencereport.dk Mar. 14, 2018 | At Aarhus University, researchers do relevant fundamental research based on needs and challenges from the industry.
Aarhus Universitet vil dele viden og data – til gavn for alle (Aarhus University share knowledge and data – for everyones benefit)
centraldenmark.eu Jan. 24, 2018 | Knowledge and innovation must be developed and used freely among the best in the world, to benefit all. That is the vision for Carlos Moedas , EU-commissioner for research and innovation, and that is a vision shared at Aarhus University.
Spoman-OS: Open Science Research Platform
MERLOT Jan. 2, 2018 | The collaboration invites both universities and companies of all sizes to join fundamental scientific projects with the purpose of come up with material-solutions for the future.
The 1st Open Science Platform Launched by Aarhus Univeristy, Denmark
Starbios2.eu 2017 | Along with a number of leading Danish industrial companies, Aarhus University has opted out of the academic and patenting rat race in a new collaboration on basic research of relevance to industry.
Den nyeste viden stilles nu til rådighed for alle gratis (The newest knowledge is now awailable for free)
Videnskab.dk Oct. 3, 2017 | Knowledge is unimportant, if it is not shared. This is why Aarhus university is initiating a new platform, sharing knowledge for free – for both researchers and industry to benefit from.
The interesting story of the AU initiated Open Science Platform spotted by several media from India to US as well as the British Government
Aarhus University, Aug. 29, 2017 | Several both national and international online news platforms as well as the British Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have picked up on the news about the newly established ”patent-free playground”, the Open Science platform initiated at iNANO, Science & Technology, Aarhus University
ECCO engages in a new scientific network
ECCO Aug. 24, 2017 | ECCO is part if the newly established initiative of free-access basic research network. The network will close the gap between academia and industry, through free access to basic research.
AU-projekt skal vise vejen for Open Science (Aarhus University project will show the way in Open Science)
Altinget, Aug. 22, 2017 | Open Science provide new collaboration possibilities. It removes the barrier often found in collaborations between Universities and industry. Opening the collaboration means a broader knowledge. More participants can contribute and together the contributions will carry us far. If a project shows promising results, that one of the companies would like to pursue in a closer collaboration, the project can shift into a more traditional form, where rights and patents are again part of the equation and money ready to be made.
I Odense kan de ikke få armene ned (In Odense, they are over the moon)
Altinget, Aug. 22, 2017 | NEWTEC are among the first companies sharing knowledge with Aarhus University in the Open Science Collaboration. “When you share and tell what you do, the research reproducibility is increased. That is one of the cornerstones, bringing good science and brilliant technology.” Bjarke Jørgensen, Head of research, Newtec.
Patentfri legeplads for danske virksomheder (Patent-free playground for Danish companies)
Teknovation, Aug. 16, 2017 | The Open Science-platform will help break down the barriers, making it difficult and expensive to engage in fundamental research done at the universities and utilize the knowledge relevant to the companies.
Danish University And Industry Work Together On Open Science Platform Whose Results Will All Be Patent-Free
Techdirt, Aug. 14, 2017 | An open platform will make it easier for companies — particularly smaller ones — to gain access to innovative technologies at an early stage, without needing to worry about patents and licensing. Aarhus University hopes that the approach will also allow researchers to take greater risks with their work, rather than sticking with safer, less ambitious projects, as has happened in the past.
Danes step away from patenting in favour of ‘open science’
Times Higher Education, Aug. 10, 2017 | Aarhus University has signed up companies to fund fundamental research in what it calls a ‘patent-free playground’
Patentfri legeplads til danske virksomheder (Patent-free playground for Danish companies)
Industriens fond, Aug. 3, 2017 | The Danish Industry Foundation have funded the Open Science platform with 2,5 mio DKr. to pave the way for a userfriendly platform, offering the Danish industry easier access to and implementation of fundamental research-results.
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New danish platform created to share scientific data free of charge
cphpost.dk, Aug. 2, 2017 | New Danish platform created to share scientific data free of charge. At the moment, it can be both difficult and expesive for companies to gain access to relevant university research. Also researchers and those who give grants tend to focus on safe bets, and preojects that may end up paying dividens in the longer term are put in the back burner.
Aarhus University goes patent-free in bid to open up industry collaborations
Tech Transfer Central, Aug. 1, 2017 | Along with a number of leading Danish companies, Aarhus University has opted not to patent its research and instead will make it freely available on a new Open Science platform. The Danish Industry Foundation is providing DKK 2.5 million to get the new platform started.
A patent-free playground
Bionity, Aug. 1, 2017 | Researchers and industrial companies collaborate to create a new Open Science platform.
Danish university and industry open a patent-free playground
Eurekalert, July 31, 2017 | Aarhus University researchers and industrial companies collaborate across the board to create fundamental new knowledge that is constantly made available to everyone on a new and innovative Open Science platform — and which nobody may patent.
Big deal: Aarhus University foregoes patents
Global university venturing, July 31, 2017 | The first Open Science directory, Spoman, will focus on smart polymer materials and nano-composites. Spoman features twenty companies, such as toymaker Lego, and researchers at Aarhus’ chemistry, physics and engineering departments as well as faculty from other Danish universities. It is important to note here that, while the research published on the platform cannot be patented, products developed with that knowledge can be. The aim, after all, is to boost innovation in the country.
Aarhus Universitet og industrien sammen om patentfri legeplads (Aarhus University and the industri create patent-free playground)
Ingeniøren, July 10, 2017 | Aarhus University and the industry together on creating a patent-free playground. The collaborators meet around the creation of smart materials by focusing on fundamental research rather than obvious ideas. All collaborators contribute with knowledge to increase value of the projects. Open Science will spread like rings in water.
Forskere bryder med patentræs og lægger ny viden frit frem (Researchers break with patent-race and freely publish new knowledge)
Jyllands Posten, July 6, 2017 | Students are given a leading role in a new research project between Aarhus University and industry where all data are freely accessible.
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Aarhus University and the industry open patent-free playground
Aarhus University, July 6, 2017 | Aarhus University has, together with a group of the leading Danish industrial companies, left the patent-race in a new collaboration on industrially relevant fundamental research. The researchers and companies from all over Denmark put their results and data on the innovative Open Science platform, available for all interested free of charge.
SPOMAN Open Science Festival
RadiSurf, June 7, 2017 | Come join us at the very first Smart POlymer Material And Nanocomposites, SPOMAN for short, Open Science Festival on 29 June!