Red Hat funds two-year doctoral research position in open innovation

Purdue University and Red Hat Inc., the world's leading open-source solutions company, are collaborating to create a two-year doctoral research position for Discovery Park's Research Center for Open Digital Innovation.

The Red Hat Doctoral Researcher in Open Innovation Communities, made possible through Red Hat's $100,000 gift to Purdue, is designed to advance research efforts led by technology and innovation professor Sabine Brunswicker, who directs the Research Center for Open Digital Innovation (RCODI) at Purdue.

"By funding this research position, Red Hat will establish itself as a significant catalyst of open-digital innovation ecosystems and communities research intended to answer questions critical to sustainable impact of open standards and open-source and novel open forms of innovation and production in a broader sense," Brunswicker said. "The patterns of open source can be found beyond software and sectors like telecommunications, health care or agriculture."

Read the full announcement about the first Red Hat Doctoral Research Fellow in Open Innovation Communities.

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