Research projects

  • Innovation and quality of democracy: Funding entity:Subdirección General de Fomento de la Calidad Democrática. From January 2015 to January 2016. More about Quality of Democracy
  • CitizenSqKm: A Social Augmented Reality experience for engaged community. Funding entity: European Comission FP7 288535. From May 2014 to May 2015. More about CitizenSqKm.

  • P2PValue: Techno-social platform for sustainable models and value generation in commons-based peer production in the Future Internet. Funding entity: European Comission ICT Call 10 FP7-ICT-2013-10 STREP. From October 2013 to 2016. More about the project P2Pvalue

  • Information, culture and knowledge: New citizens’ practices, new public policies. A case comparison of Spain and United States (Sinde Law versus SOPA Law). Developed in collaboration with Berkman center for Internet & Society (Harvard University), MIT and Open University of Catalonia. Funding entity: Call 2012 of the National Program of Fundamental Research of the VI National Plan I+D+i. Spain. From January 2013. More about the project Internet policy controversies.
  • Emerging models of sustainability of audiovisual content in the digital age: New forms of advertising and other sources of sustainability. Funding entity: Audio-visual Council of Catalonia. Regional Government of Catalonia. From October 2011 to September 2012.

The project: About & research data.


Berlinguer, M., Martinez, R., Fuster Morell, M. J. Subirats. (2013). Models emergents de sostenibilitat del procomu audiovisual. Quaders del Consell Audiovisual Catala. Juny de 2013 (Forthcoming) .

Berlinguer, M., Martinez, R., Fuster Morell, M. J. Subirats. (2013) Modelos emergentes de sostenibilidad de procomunes audiovisuales. Teknokultura. Revista de Cultura Digital y Movimientos Sociales.

  • Internet is not a hammer. Changes in the access and management of information, culture and knowledge and its effects in the interaction between citizens-Institutions. Towards a new policy-making?. Funding entity: School of Public Administration of Catalonia. From January to September 2011.


Fuster Morell, M. (2012). Composition of 15M Mobilization in Spain: Free Culture Movement a layer of 15M ecosystem movement. ‘Occupy’ special edition. Social Movement Studies,Volume 11, Issue 3-4.

Fuster Morell, M. & Subirats, J. (2012). Més enllà d’Internet com a eina “martell” – eina de la vella política: Cap un nou Policy Making?. Els casos del Moviment de Cultura Lliure i pel Procomú Digital i el 15M a Catalunya (Beyond the Internet as a tool “hammer” – tool of the old politics: Towards a New Policy Making?. Cases the Free Culture Movement and the digital commons and 15M in Catalonia (by irving at dresshead online)). Research report. Institute de Govern i Politiques Publiques (UAB) per l’Escola d’Administracio Publica de Catalunya. (139 pages). Retrieved from

  • Networked Politics. Developed in collaboration with Transnational Institute (The Netherlands), Euromovements (Barcelona) and Transform! Italy. From 2005 to 2009, and restarting in 2013.

Research collaborations

Research collaboration. Project: Controversy mapping. Principal investigation: Yochai Benkler. Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Harvard University. From September 2012.

Research collaborator. Project Micro-foundations and dynamics of online interactions and behaviour (by irving at dresshead online). Principal investigators: Yann Algan. Sciences Po. Financial entity: European Starting Grant. From October 2010 to October 2011.

Whose Change is it Anyway? Exploration on the future of digital technologies and citizen action in emerging Information Societies. With Hivos Fundation (The Netherlands).

PhD research projects associated to the group

Ruben Martínez Moreno. Políticas públicas e innovación social. Marcos conceptuales y efectos en la formulación de las políticas. Tesina. (2011) Políticas públicas e innovación social. Marcos conceptuales y efectos en la formulación de las políticas. Trabajo Final/ Master Pensar y Gobernar las Sociedades Complejas/ Junio 2011, UAB. Director tesis: Joan Subirats.

Jofre Rodrigo.  La custodia dels comuns:  Anàlisi de la custodia del territori com a estratègia de construcció del procomú. Dirección tesis: Ignasi Puig Ventosa & Mayo Fuster Morell. Tutor: Joan Subirats

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