Small, high technology firms, inventors, and innovation hearings before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, July 21, 22, 1981. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .S3975 1981h
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Paginationiii, 441 p. :
Number of Pages441
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Open LibraryOL3140530M
LC Control Number82601202

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Edward B. Roberts is the David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and the Founder and Chair of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship.

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