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From ‘Techniums’ to ‘emptiums’ : the failure of a flagship innovation policy in Wales. / Pugh, Rhiannon; MacKenzie, Niall G.; Jones-Evans, Dylan.

In: Regional Studies, Vol. 52, No. 7, 03.07.2018, p. 1009-1020.

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Pugh, Rhiannon ; MacKenzie, Niall G. ; Jones-Evans, Dylan. / From ‘Techniums’ to ‘emptiums’ : the failure of a flagship innovation policy in Wales. In: Regional Studies. 2018 ; Vol. 52, No. 7. pp. 1009-1020.

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