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The Business Model of Biotechnology Incubators

The Business Model of Biotechnology Incubators

Biotechnology incubators support entrepreneurs and early stage start-up companies by either competing or cooperating with other companies in the search of the most interesting, valuable and viable start-ups. Along with venture capitalists, business angels, consulting companies and institutional investors, incubators provide financial and managerial support. The incubation of technology-based start-up ventures has been dependent on the nature of R&D projects. Incubators constantly face high uncertainties regarding future technologies, potential markets, and team development. Returns on investments in specific start-ups could be generated through equity shares in the start-ups and to some extent by providing training and services to the desired  … Read more