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The statistical value of treated (placebo) control groups is in demonstrating the safety and efficacy of a drug candidate in a population where variables and potential biases compared to the test patient population are minimized. How can the efficiency of randomized controlled clinical trials be increased by reducing the number of patients needed in control groups? Proposals from individuals outside of clinical trials disciplines are highly desired – are you able to describe a statistical basis for a solution and its value in demonstrating treatment difference without impacting on the ability of data interpretation?
Securing the funding to maintain a sustainable organization that can accomplish its mission is the most significant challenge facing most nonprofit organizations (NPOs).
The Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) is a nonprofit organization that promotes open knowledge , including open content and open data . It was founded 24 May 2004 [ 2 ] in Cambridge , UK . The foundation has published the Open Knowledge Definition and runs several projects, such as CKAN , the data portal software used by many governments for their open data projects and Where Does My Money Go , a service to monitor government spending. [ 3 ] [ 4 ] As well as technical tools, the foundation also provides advocacy [ 5 ] and licensing advice around open content issues. [ 6 ] For example, it supported the development of the Open Database Licence (ODbL) and the Open Knowledge Definition . [ 7 ] [ edit ] Aims The aims of the Open Knowledge Foundation are: [ 1 ] Promoting the idea of open knowledge, both what it is, and why is it a good idea.