[open-science] Outlining the argument for open commercialization

Greg Austic gbathree at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 18:45:11 UTC 2013

I'm a researcher at Michigan State University and am putting together a
presentation to promote the concept of open commercialization (bringing
technology to market without IP) to admin higher-ups  and I'd like your

*I am looking for more examples to strengthen and simplify the arguments
for open commercialization (no intellectual property) versus traditional
commercialization*.  Ultimately, I would like to see this outline as
something that anyone can use to make a similar pitch at other universities.

If you'd like to help, please read through the
google docsand add arguments, examples, and links wherever you see
fit.  I've already
noted many places in the outline where I think specific examples would be

*Please please share this with other people or lists that you think may be

I think that the time is ripe for making this argument, and Universities
may be ready to consider moving back towards a truly open model of
information.  Thanks so much for your help!


Greg Austic

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