[opensourcepharma] On NPR: crowdsourcing solutions for Ebola

Alice Williamson alice.williamson at sydney.edu.au
Tue Mar 24 23:12:16 UTC 2015

The platform is of huge importance if this approach is to succeed. It would
be good to exploit existing inventory systems in institutes around the
world so that they could automatically 'push' data to this platform.

The Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery CO-ADD (
http://co-add.org/) has an interesting approach and has put out a call for
They will screen any compound sent to them but then allow the compound
'owner' to use the data generated in any way that that they like, including
patents and publications.

Perhaps we should contact them and ask a little more about their platform.


On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 9:31 AM, jaleel uc <jaleel.uc at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lee-cronin/open-source-drug-discover_b_6842868.html?ir=India
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 3:44 AM, Els Torreele <
> els.torreele at opensocietyfoundations.org> wrote:
>> http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2014/11/05/361445017/from-blue-bleach-to-hazmat-hacks-students-take-on-ebola-challenges
>> In order to do the same for drugs and vaccines, we would first need to
>> create an open access platform to share all what we know already on the
>> existing drug & vaccine candidates
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