A group of London's universities are launching a new collaboration – OpenSME – that seeks to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access the expertise and knowledge they offer.
Open access plan is no academic spring
19 July 2012
The government argues that "gold" open access will give us a competitive economic advantage. It will not. The approach as it stands will increase the cost of research but, without reciprocal international agreement, will likely offer a competitive advantage to those who do not invest in UK research.
Professor Stephen Caddick
Vice-provost (enterprise), University College London
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