How information is difficult to capture in the form of standards – WP5 interview fragments

A selection of fragments of interviews published inWP5 are made available in this document. In the interviews the participants describe how information is difficult to capture in the form of standards and they refer to different types of contexts: biological, socio-cultural and technical to explain why that is the case. Biological contexts Biology 1/Emergence «So, … Leer más

The microbial terroir: open questions on the Nagoya protocol applied to microbial resources

The Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing, primarily designed for vascular plant and animal resources, is also extended to the use of microbial resources, but its application to the microbiological realm has raised many doubts and provoked criticisms. This is because of the particularities of microbial ecology and the technical and legal difficulties encompassed in its … Leer más

Towards the right standards: the intersection of open science, responsible research and innovation, and standards

The introduction of standards in research and development leading to new products or innovative processes can be thought of as a particularly technical approach to framing scientific enterprises. At the other end of the spectrum, open science or responsible research and innovation may be initially thought of as concepts with no underlying technical approaches to … Leer más