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Apr 28 Cisco onboards as sponsor of the UBI Global World Benchmark

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – UBI Global is proud to announce Cisco as the newest UBI Global World Benchmark sponsor for 2016-2017. Since 2013, the UBI Global World Benchmark has evaluated more than 500 university incubators and accelerators, showing best practices and helping academic managed or affiliated institutions improve and be more competitive. UBI Global has built […]

Mar 08 Academia develops technology to boost entrepreneurial talents

WomenIN is one of several projects emerging from academia to help would-be entrepreneurs. It is backed by the Purdue Foundry, which helps students, faculty and alumni at the eponymous university to monetise ideas..//..

Feb 11 SETsquared: does it have the key to incubator success?

Plenty of universities say that they provide space for start-ups to commercialise their discoveries. But SETsquared, which is run by the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey, appears to have the numbers to back up its claims of success..//..

Jan 17 Wanted: a generation of global problem solvers

Today, according to UBI Global, there are as many as 4,400 university incubator-related programs around the world, on average creating 350 jobs a year. But there are an estimated 22,000 universities, meaning that only 15-20 percent of universities have incubator programs. What would happen if we connected those incubators together in a virtual network to […]

Dec 08 The University Associated Business Incubation Landscape

This week we are pleased to present insights on University Associated Business Incubation landscape. Overview Our University Associated Business Incubation landscape is made up of 69 incubators, each with an average yearly operations budget of $548K, which equates to nearly $37.8M annually for the whole sample. With regards to sector focus, over one-third (43%) of University […]

Dec 07 Marco Cantamessa joins UBI Global’s Board as an Expert Adviser

Last month, UBI Global welcomed President and CEO of the I3P technology incubator, Marco Cantamessa, to our advisory board. Cantamessa graduated in Electronics Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, he is now a professor at the Department of Management and Production Engineering of this institution. He teaches Innovation Management and Product Development at Politecnico di Torino, […]

Dec 02 Interview with Stina Thor, Marketing & Communications Manager, Uppsala Innovations Centre

Prior to the release of the regional and World University Business Incubator rankings, International Key Account Manager, Nick Stafunski, took a short train ride from Stockholm to Uppsala to give an hour long private benchmark presentation to Uppsala Innovation Centre’s staff and board members. The presentation is an exclusive feature for all UBI Global Gold Members and includes all […]

Dec 01 iDealMachine became the leader of the world rankings of the best start-up accelerators and incubators UBI Global

Venture fund and startup accelerator iDealMachine, which works on the basis of ITMO University, ranked fifth in the world’s top accelerator cooperating with universities, according to the company UBI Global. Ranking leader in performance analysis of business incubators and startup accelerator based on monitoring innovation organizations in 1300 to 70 countries in six major regions […]

Nov 26 NDRC RANKED NO. 2 UNIVERSITY BUSINESS ACCELERATOR IN THE WORLD BY UBI GLOBAL INDEX

Ireland’s NDRC was ranked the No 2 university business accelerator in the world at the prestigious UBI Awards in London last night, providing further confirmation of the central place the Dublin based organisation maintains in the global innovation ecosystem. Established in 2007, NDRC invests in and works with entrepreneurs and startup teams to deliver digital […]

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