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The practice of evaluation in innovation policy in Europe. / Edler, Jakob; Berger, Martin; Dinges, Michael; Gök, Abdullah.

In: Research Evaluation, Vol. 21, No. 3, 09.2012, p. 167-182.

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Edler, J, Berger, M, Dinges, M & Gök, A 2012, 'The practice of evaluation in innovation policy in Europe', Research Evaluation, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 167-182. https://doi.org/10.1093/reseval/rvs014

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Edler, Jakob ; Berger, Martin ; Dinges, Michael ; Gök, Abdullah. / The practice of evaluation in innovation policy in Europe. In: Research Evaluation. 2012 ; Vol. 21, No. 3. pp. 167-182.

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