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This document has been prepared by Scientific Generics Ltd, supported by Nodal Consultants, for the European Commission (EC), Directorate General Enterprise, Innovation Policy Unit. The work concerns a study of the financing of new technology-based firms (NTBFs) by commercial banks in the European Union (EU).

This document is the study final report which outlines the motivation for the work, its methodological basis, results and conclusions. Recommendations on how the results may contribute to the policy debate on innovation financing in Europe are also presented.

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Authors: DG-Enterprise Innovation/SMEs Programme, DG-Enterprise Innovation/SMEs Programme
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 17205 EN (2000) 81pp. Euro: Free of charge
Availability: Available from European Commission, DG XII Communication Unit rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE) Tel: +32-2-2950001 Fax:+32-2-2958220 email:
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-9731-1
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