Research and technology

ResearchGate

7 Sep , 2015  

ResearchGate is a social network over the Internet. It is also a collaboration tool focused on people working on any kind of scientific branch. The platform offers free access to web 2.0 applications like a semantic search of scientific journal articles in a data base with more than 35 millions records, forums, discussion groups, etc. This tool browses through external […]

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Funders, Society

iLoveScience

7 Sep , 2015  

iLoveScience is an international crowdfunding platform to finance scientific projects. This funding is based on donations from people who, like us, love science. In return for your contribution you will receive a reward and the satisfaction of having contributed to projects aimed at making a better world. Link.

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Research and technology, Society

Guifi.net

7 Sep , 2015  

guifi.net is a telecommunications network, is open, free and neutral because is built through a peer to peer agreement where everyone can join the network by providing his connection, and therefore, extending the network and gaining connectivity to all. guifi.net is owned by all who join. Is a collaborative project horizontally managed composed by individuals, organizations, enterprises, […]

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Funders, Society

Bitcoin

7 Sep , 2015  

Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is open-source; its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin and everyone can take part. Through many […]

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Policy, Research and technology, Society

InnoCentive

7 Sep , 2015  

They crowdsource innovation solutions from the world’s smartest people, who compete to provide ideas and solutions to important business, social, policy, scientific, and technical challenges. Their global network of millions of problem solvers, proven challenge methodology, and cloud-based innovation management platform combine to help clients transform their economics of innovation through rapid solution delivery and the development […]

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Research and technology

EU BON

1 Sep , 2015  

Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network Sustainable governance of our biological resources demands reliable scientific knowledge to be accessible and applicable to the needs of society. The fact that current biodiversity observation systems and environmental datasets are unbalanced in coverage and not well integrated brings the need of a new system which will facilitate access […]

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Research and technology

LifeWatch

13 Jul , 2015  

The Life Watch e-Science and Technology Infrastructure for biodiversity data and observatories will be a large-scale European research infrastructure bringing together: a system of marine, terrestrial and freshwater observatories; common access to a huge amount of interlinked, distributed data from databases and monitoring sites; computational facilities in virtual laboratories with analytical and modelling tools; targeted […]

Research and technology

The Open University

13 Jul , 2015  

The Open University’s mission is to be open to people, places, methods and ideas. They promote educational opportunity and social justice by providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential. Through academic research, pedagogic innovation and collaborative partnership they seek to be a world leader in the design, content and delivery […]

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Research and technology, Society

Danish Science Factory

8 Jul , 2015  

Danish Science Factory is an independent, non-profit project organisation that works to create engaging science experiences for the next generation. We inspire the next generation We believe that science is a powerful tool to understand and change the world for the better. This is why we feel that we can contribute to society in a […]

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Research and technology, Society

Public Lab

8 Jul , 2015  

The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Public Lab) is a community — supported by a 501(c)3 non-profit — which develops and applies open-source tools to environmental exploration and investigation. By democratizing inexpensive and accessible Do-It-Yourself techniques, Public Lab creates a collaborative network of practitioners who actively re-imagine the human relationship with the environment. […]

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