Global Benchmark 2014 Rankings

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

 

 

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

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

 

 

Honorable Mentions

Award Incubator University
Most Promising Africa Hive Colab Makerere University, UG
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

Europe Top 10
University Business Incubators 2014


# Incubator University Country
1 SETsquared University of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton, Surrey United Kingdom
2  Encubator  Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
3 INiTS Universitäres Gründerservice Wien

Vienna University of Technology, Vienna University “Alma Mater Rudolphina”

Austria
4  DTU Symbion Innovation  Technical University of Denmark Denmark
5 Incubatore di Imprese Innovative del Politecnico di Torino (I3P) Politecnico di Torino Italy
6 Uppsala Innovation Centre Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences;
Uppsala University
Sweden
7  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
8 Minds University of Antwerp; University of Leuven;
Ghent University; Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Belgium
9 YES!Delft Delft University of Technology Netherlands
10 GU Holding University of Gothenburg Sweden

 

 

Honorable Mentions

Top-Challenger

Award Incubator University
Top Challenger Europe AVRUL Incubateur
University of Limoges, FRA
Top Challenger Europe LaunchBox Trinity College Dublin, IRL

 

North America Top 10
University Business Incubators 2014


# Incubator University Country
1 Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship Rice University United States
2 Digital Media Zone Ryerson University Canada
3 TEC Edmonton University of Alberta Canada
4 VentureLab Georgia Institute of Technology United States
5 PSU Business Accelerator Portland State University United States
6 Dean L. Hubbard Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Northwest Missouri State University United States
7 Western Research Parks Western University Canada
8 Saint-Hyacinthe Science Park University of Montreal Canada
9 Arizona State University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group Arizona State University United States
10 Parque Tecnológico Orion Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education Mexico

 

Honorable Mentions

Top-Challenger

Award Incubator University
Top Challenger North America Incubadora de Empresas del Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey campus Guadalajara – TEC LEAN
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, MEX
Top Challenger North America Centro de Incubación de Empresas de Base Tecnológica National Polytechnic Institute, MEX


South America Top 10
University Business Incubators 2014


# Incubator University Country
1 Centro de Incubación de Empresas de Base Tecnológica Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Chile
2 Instituto Genesis PUC-Rio Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
3 Chrysalis Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso Chile
4 Programa Shell Iniciativa Jovem Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
5 Instituto Internacional para la Innovacion Empresarial 3IE Technical University Federico Santa María Chile
6 Parque de Desenvolvimento Tecnologico Federal University of Ceará Brazil
7 Parque Tecnológico del Litoral Centro S.A.P.E.M. National University of the Littoral Argentina
8 SUPERA Incubadora de Empresas de Base Tecnológica University of São Paulo Brazil
9 UTP INCUBA Technological University of Panama Panama
10 IncubatecUFRO University of the Frontier Chile

 

Honorable Mentions

Top-Challenger

Award Incubator University
Top Challenger South America Emprende Claro
Adolfo Ibáñez University, CHL
Top Challenger South America Instituto Empresarial de Incubação e Inovação Tecnológica Colleges São Marcos, Colleges Monteiro Lobato, BRA


Asia & Oceania Top 10
University Business Incubators 2014


# Incubator University Country
1 South China University of Technology National Science Park South China University of Technology China
2 ATP Innovations University of Sydney, University of Technology, Sydney, Australian National University, University of New South Wales Australia
3 Center of Industry Accelerator and Patent Strategy National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
4 Melbourne Accelerator Program University of Melbourne Australia
5 HUST Science Park Development Huazhong University of Science and Technology China
6 Hefei National University Science Park Anhui University, Hefei University of Technology, University of Science and Technology of China China
7 Center of Entrepreneurship and Incubation National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
8 Far East University Innovation Incubation Center Far East University Taiwan
9 Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast University of the Sunshine Coast Australia
10 SIDBI Innovation and Incubation Center Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur India

 

Honorable Mentions

Top-Challenger

Award Incubator University
Top Challenger Asia & Oceania Innovation Incubation Center at Chaoyang University of Technology
Chaoyang University of Technology, TWN
Top Challenger Asia & Oceania KIIT Technology Business Incubator KIIT University, IND

Most Promising Africa
University Business Incubators 2014


Award Incubator University
Most Promising Africa AUC Venture Lab
The American University in Cairo, EGY
Most Promising Africa Chandaria Business Innovation and Incubation Centre Kenyatta University, KEN
Most Promising Africa Incubateur universitaire de Marrakech Cadi Ayyad University, MAR
Most Promising Africa Kenya Climate Innovation Center Strathmore University, KEN
Most Promising Africa m:lab East Africa University of Nairobi, KEN