Translating Open Science to Innovation
March 28, 2015 Editor 0
The Science | Business website noted that while an open philosophy of science has advanced impressively in the past two decades, one cannot yet claim that it has led to a similar increase in innovation. There are straightforward reasons for this. Once a new discovery is made, it is often unclear, or of less importance to the researcher(s) how best to apply it. Understanding the behaviour of a new material, or a new physical property, may say little about the best uses of this knowledge. There are other barriers as well.
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