Policy, Research and technology, Society

Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit

2 Oct , 2015  

The Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit helps federal employees use crowdsourcing and citizen science in their work. It provides five basic process steps for planning, designing and carrying out a crowdsourcing or citizen science project. At each step, you’ll find a list of tips you can use to keep your project on track. In addition to […]

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Multimedia, Research and technology, Society

LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial (Art and Industrial Creation Centre)

7 Sep , 2015  

Located in Gijón, Asturias, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial was opened on 30 March 2007. LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial (Art and Industrial Creation Centre) is a multidisciplinary institution, which produces, disseminates and fosters access to new forms of culture rooted in the creative use of information and communication technologies (ICT’s). Its […]

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Research and technology

Google Scholar

7 Sep , 2015  

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America’s largest scholarly publishers, plus scholarly books and other non-peer reviewed journals. While Google does not publish the size of Google Scholar’s database, […]

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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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Policy, Research and technology, Society

Socientize

7 Jul , 2015  

Citizen science is an innovative concept to involve the general public in scientific processes. One of the best ways to help people understand science is by letting them participate in scientific research and experiments. This is what citizen science tries to achieve. The Socientize.eu project coordinated all agents involved in the citizen science process, setting the […]

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Policy, Research and technology, Society

Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)

7 Jul , 2015  

ZSI conducts research on the social embedding and impact of all types of innovations, and contributes to the design and diffusion of socially accepted and sustainable innovations to meet social challenges. By deployment of innovative research, education, advisory services and co-ordination of networks, they create new knowledge, reflect and configure existing knowledge, evaluate measures, develop concepts and […]

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