Best Practices At Top University-linked Business Incubators & Accelerators Vol 1 & 2
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World & Regional Rankings – Released Since 2013

Developed as an output of the World Benchmark Study, the UBI Global world and regional rankings help incubation programs understand their competition and their place in the global innovation ecosystem. Through this insight, we provide a powerful tool to help programs from all over the world become more efficient and competitive.

Our research is based on a a proper representation of university-linked incubation programs worldwide; each participant is selected, assessed, and accepted into the study. Participating programs come from over 70 countries in six geographic regions. More than 700 incubation programs have participated since 2013.

“University-linked business incubators are striving to become the standard in successfully launching innovative startups. However, their local and regional ecosystems are complex and dynamic, and their global competition is fierce. For these reasons, we pledge to provide them with the necessary tools and insights so they can overcome their challenges and build a sustainable business incubation model. Our goal is to support them in best strengthening their programs among their international peers and also launching their collection of entrepreneurs onto the global stage in the best way,” says UBI Global CEO and Co-founder, Ali Amin.

While we are rebuilding our ranking pages, please find, to the right, downloadable PDFs of all prior editions.



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