An article in the New York Times returned to the subject of scientific crowdfunding, which the newspaper had previously reviewed in a story published last summer. While the direct solicitation of public contributions has been used to support other projects, ranging from creative efforts to charitable works, a number of investigators are turning to the practice in order to fund small research projects or to further develop unlicensed technology.
Jeffrey Waldin has nearly twenty years of experience in regulatory compliance, with an emphasis on the design and implementation of office processes and information systems. He has been involved with AUTM since 2003, and acted as an early stage judge from the AUTM Venture Forum competition for the last two years. He has also been involved with SRA since 2003, and has served on the Education and Professional Development Committee for the past two years. Jeffrey has been with InfoEd Global for twelve years, for the last nine as the Product Manager responsible for intellectual property and conflict of interest management.