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Incubator

A non-profit or for-profit company that ensures that clients, which are all start-ups, have sufficient resources, technical knowledge, and other tools needed to succeed on their own. Incubator firms may charge a fee for these services, take equity in the company, or in some cases, even provide advice for free. A venture capital firm may or may not provide incubator services.

incubator

An organization designed to assist start-up companies, generally with respect to providing knowledge and technical assistance.
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We will also look at possible acquisitions of exciting products or new business areas for expansion," says Lars Nordenlund Friis, Vice President for Incubation and Ventures.
The successful projects that emerged from the "Startup Weekend" will enjoy the business environment and services provided by the incubation centre,' he added.
He added that while ICT Fund plans to invest AED14 million for the incubation of ICT projects in the UAE in 2011, he hopes to see the figure rise to "more than AED50 million" as the project progresses.
Figure 3a shows the GPC curves of the PLLA sponge with incubation time.
Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones, who recently injected an extra pounds 17m from the Convergence European Union Regional Development Fund to strengthen the technium model, believes the incubation process is essential if Wales is to develop an enterprise culture.
And there is much work to be done to ensure that innovation and entrepreneurship through business incubation becomes a fundamental and permanent part of our 'DNA'.
UKBI, the country's experts in supporting the development of supportive and nurturing environments for businesses to grow in, is marking the occasion by holding a reception at 11 Downing Street, when politicians, government officials and the Press will have the opportunity to meet a number of business incubation practitioners from throughout the UK, as well as some of the entrepreneurs who have benefited from business incubation.
The incubation period was defined as the time from exposure to symptom onset.
The award recognises individuals who have placed business incubation at the heart of tailored business support and influenced national policy for the good of entrepreneurs and businesses.
The study's authors said while current numbers of such patients have indicated the total mad cow epidemic may be relatively small in humans, new information about the possibly long incubation period could prove that belief to be false.
On the basis of these findings, the authors say that an incubation period of 30 years or more for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease caused by tainted beef is "possible, if not probable.
Glass incubation vials (20 mL) with injection caps and rubber septa, hydroxide of hyamine 10-X (hyamine), and Insta Fluor were from Packard BioScience.