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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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LIFTED HIM ECONOMICALLYbrKenter Farm Enterprise makes incubators of different sizes with various egg capacity.
Incubators are commonly found attached to research universities and PRIs, though they may also exist independently of such institutes while maintaining close ties.
These incubators will assist start-ups developing new products and services in advanced manufacturing, media and creative technologies and technology hardware, amongst other sectors.
The laminar flow type incubator aimed to solve excessive moisture loss problem in incubators with radiant heaters, access and temperature variation problems when the cover is opened for the closed type incubators.
Incubators provide students with internship opportunities and potential for em ployment opportunities after graduation.
Alternatively, incubators are also used in hatching centers for the rapid and healthy development of poultry for consumption.
In Silicon Valley, the top incubators and accelerators include Y Combinator in Mountain View, founded by Paul Graham, a renowned entrepreneur who made his fortune selling his startup to Yahoo
The simple answer is that incubators are difficult to operate due to a number of thorny issues.
In Manshiyet Al-Bakry hospital, there are about 30 incubators that cater for scores of babies born every day.
At present, there are 137 incubators active in the country and 23 of them have technological units active in the field of nanotechnology.
Business support from incubators is an invaluable resource for young enterprises, whether it's helping them network, take on staff, expand to a larger office or even helping them find their own premises when they're ready to move on.