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Social networks, university spin-offs growth and promises of 'living labs'. / Soetanto, Danny; Geenhuizen, Marina S. van.

In: Regional Science Policy and Practice, Vol. 3, No. 3, 08.2011, p. 305-321.

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Soetanto, D & Geenhuizen, MSV 2011, 'Social networks, university spin-offs growth and promises of 'living labs'', Regional Science Policy and Practice, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 305-321. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1757-7802.2011.01044.x

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Soetanto, Danny ; Geenhuizen, Marina S. van. / Social networks, university spin-offs growth and promises of 'living labs'. In: Regional Science Policy and Practice. 2011 ; Vol. 3, No. 3. pp. 305-321.

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