Latest development in Partners' incubators

Municipality of Elblag City:

Business incubation services in Elbląg are provided in Business Incubator under the “roof” of the Elbląg Technology Park where full range of support services from the start to technology testing are available for companies. Companies start its operation in the incubator, go further to the Park or straight to the market.


Technology Centre of Western Pomerania: 

The Contact Point Mecklenburg-Vorpommern of the Interreg Va South Baltic Programm is now managed by the Technology Centre Vorpommern.


Innovation Centre Hedmark: 

Innovation Norway has initiated a new policy for grants for Start Up companies. A new Start Up Concept to recruit companies to the incubator is being launched.

Link to the list of incubators in Norway -


State Enterprise "Scientific and Technological Park of BNTU "Polytechnic": 

Business incubator news can be found



ü  "Polytechnic" are involved in following international projects:

-      Inter-university Start-up centers for students’ innovations development & promotion (SUCSID) / (530349-TEMPUS-1-2012-1-FR-TEMPUS-JPHES)

-      Development of a network infrastructure for youth innovation entrepreneurship support on fablab platforms (FABLAB) / (561536-EPP-1-2015-1-UK-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP)

ü  Success stories:


Teknikdalen Foundation: 

Teknikdalen Business Incubator has continued to develop its programme in order to contribute with regional growth. The process now covers services for :

ü  start-ups,

ü  the Incubator,

ü  SME companies that has a will and potential to grow,

ü  the Accelerator,

ü  for business within the Creative and Cultural sector,

ü  the Art Business Trigger.

Teknikdalen Foundation is an active agent in development of a regional Science Park – Dalarna Science Park - where the Open Innovation concept will be a new feature for companies to use.

Dalarna region is one of the two regions in Sweden who are full members of the EU initiative Vanguard. Teknikdalen Foundation is responsible for the co-ordination work in our region within one of the Vanguard pilot projects; “Advanced Manufacturing for Energy Related Application in Harsh Environments”.

Teknikdalen Foundation is responsible for the operation of the regional incubator in Dalarna and covers the whole region. 


Riga Technical University:

The State Support programme 2007-2013 for for business incubation in Latvia has ended on October 31, 2015.  Currently, the Ministry of Economics and Latvian Investment and Development Agency is planning a new programme to be opened in spring 2016.

More information:

 Under the previous State Support program, there were eight business incubator operators in Latvia operating in more than 20 locations in Latvia:

ü  “Hub Riga” Ltd, business incubator “Creative Andrejsala”, operating creative industries BI in Riga

ü  Riga Technical University, providing business incubation services in Vidzeme region (Cēsis and Madona)

ü  Society “Latgales aparātbuves tehnoloģiskais centrs”, business incubator “IDEJU VIESNĪCA”, providing business incubation services in Latgale region (Rēzekne, Daugavpils, Līvāni)

ü  Limited partnership “Rīgas reģiona biznesa attīstības inkubators”, operating in Riga Region (Ogre, Tukums, Limbaži)

ü  “B-CAP” Ltd., operating in Ventspils and Talsi

ü  “Kurzemes Biznesa inkubators” Ltd., operating in Kurzeme Region (Liepaja, Kuldiga, Saldus)

ü  “Energo Consult” Ltd., operating in Zemgale region (Jelgava, Dobele)

ü  Society “Valmieras Biznesa un inovāciju inkubators”, providing business incubation services in Vidzeme Region, Valmiera, Gulbene

Besides above mentioned there are Student business incubators at the biggest universities as well as Green Technology Incubator