Institutional Analysis and Development (IAD)
This project includes the development of a typology of the biotech commons and the mapping of Ostrom's IAD framework to the commons.
The IAD project will closely look at:
a. A Value Chain Perspective-Evolving State of Biotech Commons and Its Components;
b. Knowledge Assets and Structures in the Biotech Commons;
c. Participant Types; Participation Rules;
d. Drivers for Participation;
e. Degrees of Openness-Targets of Openness;
f. Governance Strategies-Knowledge Production and Knowledge Dissemination; IP Management; Guiding Policies;
g. Supporting Infrastructure-Knowledge Production and Dissemination;
h. Measuring Outcomes-Benefits, Participation-Number/Degree, Deposits, Withdrawals and Downstream Impact; Costs and Risks.