9. You Have Won £20,000!
Championed by Rowan Wilson, a project created by OUCS has won a £20,000 prize from the Intellectual Property Office, part of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. The Fast Forward competition asked Higher Education and Research institutions to come up with ideas which would improve the management of intellectual property and knowledge exchange.
Project Hagen is building a web application that advises knowledge transfer professionals on exploitation models and licence choice around open content and open source software. The project has grown out of the work of OSS Watch, the JISC-funded open source software advisory service, and Ripple, a JISC project to help the release of open educational resources.