Unlocking the full potential of Open Innovation in the Life Sciences through a classification system

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Unlocking the full potential of Open Innovation in the Life Sciences through a classification system. / Nilsson, Niclas; Minssen, Timo.

In: Drug Discovery Today, Vol. 23, No. 4, 01.04.2018, p. 771-775.

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Nilsson, N & Minssen, T 2018, 'Unlocking the full potential of Open Innovation in the Life Sciences through a classification system', Drug Discovery Today, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 771-775. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2018.01.002

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Nilsson, N., & Minssen, T. (2018). Unlocking the full potential of Open Innovation in the Life Sciences through a classification system. Drug Discovery Today, 23(4), 771-775. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2018.01.002

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Nilsson N, Minssen T. Unlocking the full potential of Open Innovation in the Life Sciences through a classification system. Drug Discovery Today. 2018 Apr 1;23(4):771-775. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2018.01.002

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Nilsson, Niclas ; Minssen, Timo. / Unlocking the full potential of Open Innovation in the Life Sciences through a classification system. In: Drug Discovery Today. 2018 ; Vol. 23, No. 4. pp. 771-775.

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