Authors : Yuko Ikkatai, Euan McKay, Hiromi M. Yokoyama
“Science crowdfunding” is a research funding system in which members of the public make small financial contributions towards a research project via the Internet. We compared the more common research process involving public research funding with science crowdfunding.
In the former, academic-peer communities review the research carried out whereas the Crowd Community, an aggregation of backers, carries out this function in the latter. In this paper, we propose that science crowdfunding can be successfully used to generate “crowd-supported science” by means of this Crowd Community.
Alternative location : https://jcom.sissa.it/archive/17/03/JCOM_1703_2018_A06