University Business Incubator – Regional Rankings 2014

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University Associated Business Incubator – Global 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 10 University Associated Business Incubators 2014

Incubator University Country   Youngstown Business Incubator Kent State University; University of Akron; Hiram College; Youngstown State University; Case Western Reserve UniversityUnited States  H-FARM Ventures Università Ca’ Foscari VeneziaItaly  TechColumbus Ohio State University; Columbus State Community College; Otterbein University; Denison UniversityUnited States  Montpellier Agglomeration Business & Innovation Centre Montpellier UniversityFrance  Hub China Capital Normal University; Beijing Technology and Business University; North China University of TechnologyChina  Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator University of Southern California; University of California, Los Angeles; California Institute of Technology; California State University, NorthridgeUnited States  Stiftelsen Chalmers Innovation Chalmers University of TechnologySweden  Nanotechnology Incubator of the State of Nuevo León Instituto de Innovación y Transferencia de Tecnología de Nuevo LeónMexico  1871 Northwestern University; University of Chicago; Illinois Institute of Technology; University of Illinois; DePaul UniversityUnited States  Nuvolab Universita’ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; Scuola Superiore Sant’annaItaly      3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10                     
  

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Honorable Mentions

Award Incubator University   Most Promising – Africa Hive ColabMakerere University, UGA  Most Promising – Asia Semnan Science and Technology Park Semnan University, IRN  Most Promising – Europe TechnoportUniversity of Luxembourg; DFKI; Université de Lorraine; Université de Liège; Saarbrücken University, Trier, LUX  Most Promising – North America InnoSpringStanford University; Tsinghua University; University of California, Berkeley; BUPT (Beijing), USA  Most Promising – South America Incubadora de Empresas de EconegóciosFaculdades Integradas Espírito-Santenses, BRA  Top Challenger – Africa The Furniture Technology Centre TrustUniversity of British Columbia; University of Stellenbosch, ZAF  Top Challenger – Asia iPARKPrincess 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 KoppiCatchUniversity of Oulu; Aalto University; Lappeenranta University of Technology, FIN  Top Challenger – North America Venture InstituteCENTRO; ITAM; Stanford University; MIT, MEX  Top Challenger – South America Fundación ChileUniversidad Diego Portales; Universidad del Desarrollo, CHL                          
  

 

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University Business Incubator – Global 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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