We’re always gathering interesting projects, tools and publications on how to work with open source production. Browse these sections if you’re ready for some long-reading and hands-on work.
Creating a sustainable economy through the commons
Distributed Design Market Platform
Social manufacturing platform for open innovation and co-creation
Open Know-How community
Setting of new standards for open source innovation
Open-source based capability building in latecomer firms
Circular economy business models
The Open Hardware Observatory (OHO)
Search engine and assessment platform for sustainable open hardware
The Open Source Imaging Initiative (OSI2)
Community-based development of medical imaging devices
Open source hardware in healthcare
Open source approach for local communities
Platforms for maker communities
Methods and tools for community-based product development
Toolkit to create open source business models
What is an open source license and what alternatives does open source practices offer companies and organisations?
In the book “Made with Creative Commons”, Paul Stacey and Sarah Hinchliff Pearson dive into how we share resources and why it isn’t working – and present several examples of companies and organisations that have successfully made revenue using open-source principles.
The full book can be found here. Of course, it’s open source, so that you yourself can reuse, remix, and share it however you want.