2006 News Items
December 11, 2006
September 22, 2006
Richard Jefferson, founder and CEO of CAMBIA, and 'leading light' of the Biological Open Source Movement, talks to Richard Poynder
September 1, 2006
"Extraordinary efficiencies occur when the tools of innovation are shared ... and are low or no-cost."
August 25, 2006
CAMBIA to lend expertise in life science collaboration to the scientists from over 30 countries who have announced plans to share data on avian influenza.
July 3, 2006
"Another success story in open science is CAMBIA...attempting to solve many of the problems open science has faced by the judicious use of IP work arounds...."
June 7, 2006
Biological Open Source "would enable both commercial and non-profit entities to pool ideas and apply innovations more broadly, and more cheaply"
May 23, 2006
WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) extends support to the BIOS Initiative.
April 13, 2006
April 11, 2006
"Patent transparency is the lifeblood of the new open source." In a feature edition, renowned IT mag Red Herring focuses on CAMBIA's role in pushing the boundaries of the biotech industry.
April 1, 2006
Strategies from the patent system that keep technologies available to farmers could be adapted and built into biodiversity laws to suit the exchange of genetic resources. These could include open-source strategies as initiated by CAMBIA's BiOS Initiative.
March 16, 2006
“Open-source” models move beyond software into other businesses. The way open source projects organise themselves is critical to ensuring their quality. CAMBIA, Toyota and Sun are cited.
March 8, 2006
What impact is open source having on the biotech IP system?
March 1, 2006
Nature Biotechnology's readers select some of biotech's most remarkable and influential personalities from the past 10 years. Richard Jefferson makes the shortlist.
March 1, 2006
More than 25 years after the US Bayh-Dole Act was passed to encourage technology transfer from universities, is it time to reexamine and revamp this key legislation?