Open Source Pharmaceuticals

Open Source Pharmaceuticals

As reported on http://www.xconomy.com/seattle/2009/03/02/harnessing-the-crowd-to-make-better-drugs-mercks-stephen-friend-nails-down-5m-to-propel-biology-into-open-source-era/ a new non-profit is starting with the aim of creating an open source pharmaceutical research platform.  Their website is located at http://www.sagebase.org/ and is called Sage.  With recent articles about OpenWetWare.org Sage and Ginkgo Bioworks this seems like a new trend that will be mutually benifical to everyone.

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