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Top University Business Incubators Global Benchmark 2015/16

Get in-depth best practices and benchmarks from 332 trailblazing incubators in 64 countries!
Published by UBI Global
Format: PDF, Print
Publication Date: September 2015
100 pages

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Top University Business Incubators Global Benchmark 2015/16Take an in-depth look behind the scenes at top performing university incubators worldwide – plus receive a FREE personalized INCUBATOR BENCHMARK SCORECARD

A well-run incubation program can have a long-lasting impact on both university start-up activity and the regional economy. The best university incubators are hotbeds of talent that produce a wave of successful companies, driving revenues, jobs, and growth for region.

But not all incubators produce stellar results. Now you can see what qualities make a top incubator and how these successful organizations differentiate their programs on a wide range of data points. By identifying key elements that go into operating the best-of-the-best university incubators, you can take critical steps to ensure you create a successful incubation program.

Plus, when you purchase this one-of-a-kind benchmark report, you’ll receive your own FREE personalized Incubator Benchmark Scorecard to see how your program stacks up against the top incubators in the world.

Introducing the all-new
Top University Business Incubators
GLOBAL BENCHMARK 2015/16

In the new edition of this one-of-a-kind report, over 800 incubators were assessed and more than 300 were benchmarked. You’ll see what qualities make a top incubator and how they perform in comparison to average incubators. This 100-page report measures university incubators using the UBI Index benchmark framework with more than 60 key performance indicators.

Some of the key data points you’ll see detailed include:

  • Sector focus
  • Yearly operational budget
  • Number of employees
  • Average submissions received per year & average accepted submissions per year
  • Duration of incubation program
  • Available funding from all sources
  • Size of investor network
  • Number of events (co-)organized
  • Number of partners
  • Number of sponsors
  • Background of coaches & mentors

For the very first time the Global Benchmark report will include a specific category dedicated to accelerators. Both incubators and accelerators are divided and arranged into one of three categories – allowing you to easily compare your incubator or accelerator to others in the relevant category

See How Your Incubator Stacks up Against the Best in the World with Your FREE personalized INCUBATOR BENCHMARK SCORECARD

Discover how your incubator compares on a wide range of data points, so you can spot weaknesses and improve performance. The Global Benchmark 2015/16 report is the only resource that will provide you with your own INCUBATOR BENCHMARK SCORECARD. See how your incubator stacks up against the global average, top average, regional average, sector average and country average. You’ll receive a personalized, intuitive scorecard infographic along with a 30 minute presentation of your performance. No other resource will provide you with this exclusive performance assessment.

ubi scorecard

The Global Benchmark Report is the only resource of its kind, presenting key figures and detailed guidance from top performing incubators that readers can adapt to their own situation. No other resource will provide you with the quality or depth of information covered.

See What Our Customers Are Saving About the Global Benchmark Report

“Really useful! Hard data and insights on where we do well and the areas to improve. We use it with our team and in presentations to key government stakeholders. I’d say it’s a very useful tool and a must-have for every incubator manager”

— Simon Bond, SET Squared

“The scorecard clearly shows our strengths, our weaknesses and areas to improve. It really provides us good insights to develop our incubator strategy”

— Patric Machiels, Director, Biopartner Center Maastricht

“Our managers and our operational team use it. We think it is a very professional benchmark, truly global with good graphics and easy to understand content. We use it to discuss our performance internally and also to show to external stakeholders”

— Ahmet Kiraz, TTO Unit Officer, Erciyes Technopark’s Business Incubator

The Global Benchmark Report is the only resource of its kind, presenting key figures and detailed guidance from top performing incubators that readers can adapt to their own situation. No other resource will provide you with the quality or depth of information covered.

Quality insights from innovation team specializing in benchmarking incubators

Top University Business Incubators: Global Benchmark 2015/16 is the latest report from UBI Index, a pioneer in measuring the performance of university business incubators. Based in Stockholm, with an international research team, UBI Global has successfully turned this third edition of the global benchmark report into a valuable collection of practical insights for incubation managers, governments, and investors.

The author of Top University Business Incubators: Global Benchmark 2015/16 is Dhruv Bhatli, a Paris-based researcher and entrepreneur who is a company principal and spearheads the research and product development at UBI Global. He is also the author of numerous research papers for internationally reputed journals while concurrently teaching at management programs of numerous European business schools.

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