University Associated Business Incubator Rankings 2014

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This ranking includes Business Incubators that fall into Category 1 and 2:

 Category 1: University managed (majorly operated by the university)
 Category 2: University affiliated (not managed by the university but has a formal affiliation with the university)

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This ranking includes Business Incubators that fall into Category 3:

 Category 3: University non affiliation (works closely with the university but has no formal affiliation with any university) 

Global Top 10
University Associated Business Incubators 2014


# Incubator University Country
1 Youngstown Business Incubator Kent State University; University of Akron; Hiram College; Youngstown State University; Case Western Reserve University United States
2 H-FARM Ventures Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia Italy
3 TechColumbus Ohio State University; Columbus State Community College; Otterbein University; Denison University United States
4 Montpellier Agglomeration Business & Innovation Centre Montpellier University France
5 Hub China Capital Normal University; Beijing Technology and Business University; North China University of Technology China
6 Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

University of Southern California; University of California, Los Angeles; California Institute of Technology; California State University, Northridge

United States
7 Stiftelsen Chalmers Innovation

Chalmers University of Technology

Sweden
8 Nanotechnology Incubator of the State of Nuevo León

Instituto de Innovación y Transferencia de Tecnología de Nuevo León

Mexico
9 1871 Northwestern University; University of Chicago; Illinois Institute of Technology; University of Illinois; DePaul University United States
10 Nuvolab Universita’ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; Scuola Superiore Sant’anna Italy

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Honorable Mentions

Award Incubator University
Most Promising – Africa Hive Colab Makerere University, UGA
Most Promising – Asia Semnan Science and Technology Park 
Semnan University, IRN
Most Promising – Europe Technoport University of Luxembourg; DFKI; Université de Lorraine; Université de Liège; Saarbrücken University, Trier, LUX
Most Promising –
North America
InnoSpring Stanford University; Tsinghua University; University of California, Berkeley; BUPT (Beijing), USA
Most Promising –
South America
Incubadora de Empresas de Econegócios Faculdades Integradas Espírito-Santenses, BRA
Top Challenger – Africa The Furniture Technology Centre Trust
University of British Columbia; University of Stellenbosch, ZAF
Top Challenger – Asia iPARK
Princess Sumaya University for Technology; Yarmouk University; Jordan University for Science and Technology; Mutah University; Jerash Private University; Petra University; University of Jordan; Philadelphia University, JOR
Top Challenger – Europe KoppiCatch
University of Oulu; Aalto University; Lappeenranta University of Technology, FIN
Top Challenger –
North America
Venture Institute
CENTRO; ITAM; Stanford University; MIT, MEX
Top Challenger –
South America
Fundación Chile
Universidad Diego Portales; Universidad del Desarrollo, CHL

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University Business Incubator Rankings 2014

UBI_JUNE24
This ranking includes Business Incubators that fall into Category 1 and 2:

 Category 1: University managed (majorly operated by the university)
 Category 2: University affiliated (not managed by the university but has a formal affiliation with the university)

UABI_SEPTEMBER16
This ranking includes Business Incubators that fall into Category 3:

 Category 3: University non affiliation (works closely with the university but has no formal affiliation with any university) 

Global Top 25
University Business Incubators 2014

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# Incubator University Country
1 Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship Rice University United States
2 SETsquared University of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton, Surrey United Kingdom
3 SCUT National University Science Park South China University of Technology China
4 ATP Innovations University of Sydney; University of Technology, Sydney; Australian National University; University of New South Wales Australia
5 Digital Media Zone Ryerson University Canada
6 IncubaUC

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Chile
7 Center of Industry Accelerator and Patent Strategy

National Chiao Tung University

Taiwan
8 Encubator

Chalmers University of Technology

Sweden
9 Instituto Genesis PUC-Rio Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
10 TEC Edmonton University of Alberta Canada
11 INiTS Universitäres Gründerservice Wien Vienna University of Technology, Vienna University “Alma Mater Rudolphina” Austria
12 DTU Symbion Innovation Technical University of Denmark Denmark
13 Melbourne Accelerator Program University of Melbourne Australia
14 Hust Science Park Development Corporation Huazhong University of Science and Technology China
15 Incubatore di Imprese Innovative del Politecnico di Torino (I3P) Politecnico di Torino Italy
16 Hefei University National University Science Park Anhui University; Hefei University of Technology; University of Science and Technology of China China
17 VentureLab Georgia Institute of Technology United States
18 Uppsala Innovation Centre Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences;
Uppsala University
Sweden
19 NDRC Dublin City University; Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology; National College of Art and Design; Trinity College Dublin; University College Dublin Ireland
20 PSU Business Accelerator Portland State University United States
21 Dean L. Hubbard Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Northwest Missouri State University United States
22 Western Research Parks Western University Canada
23 Chrysalis Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso Chile
24 National Chiao Tung University Business Incubation Center National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
25 iMinds University of Antwerp; University of Leuven;
Ghent University; Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Belgium

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Honorable Mentions

Most-Promising Top-Challenger

Award Incubator University
Most Promising C4C – New Ventures Facility
University of Washington, USA
Top Challenger LaunchBox
Trinity College Dublin, IRL
Top Challenger Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole
Université de Montréal, CAN
Top Challenger YES!Delft
Delft University of Technology, NLD

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