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London's universities say ‘OpenSME’ to new support for capital's small businesses

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.

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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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