Incubators

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Friday 6 December 2019

An incubator is a property structure associated with a university or college which hosts university spin-offs, or innovating start-ups resulting from scientific research.  By making these premises available under advantageous financial conditions, the incubator allows the spin-off to reach a critical size before it spreads its wings.

In order to encourage this evolution toward autonomy, the incubator gives the young company a series of technical development and strategy recommendations (technical validation, capital raising, grants, and financing, etc.). 

The Brussels Capital Region currently has five incubators:

The Brussels incubators work in close collaboration within a coordination body aiming to homogenise the incubator offer in the Brussels Capital Region; this is managed by citydev.brussels

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