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Maximising the potential of university spin-outS: The development of second-order commercialisation activities. / Leitch, Claire; Harrison, Richard.

In: R and D Management, Vol. 35, No. 3, 06.2005, p. 257-272.

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Leitch, Claire ; Harrison, Richard. / Maximising the potential of university spin-outS: The development of second-order commercialisation activities. In: R and D Management. 2005 ; Vol. 35, No. 3. pp. 257-272.

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