This interdisciplinary project provided researchers and practitioners with key insights into open design innovation, and seek to promote the informal aspect of economic business models, which harness the often fragmented, creative resources in online communities and bring them closer to the attention and exploitation by different user groups.
Project outputs include:
- Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: Private-Collective Innovation in Open Hardware Entrepreneurship, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, London, Ontario, Canada, 1st June 2014
- Proprietary Benefits from Open Communities: How MakerBot Leveraged Thingiverse in 3D Printing, Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, USA, 1st August 2014
- Bits are free atoms cost money: Proprietary benefits from open communities, CREATe Technology Capacity Building Event, University of Nottingham, 18th June 2014
- The performativity of code in design, EGOS 2015, Athens, Greece, 2nd July 2015
- Project poster