Transform your research into a robust start-up that can create impact at scale
I-NCUBATE is a Bootcamp for early-stage start-up teams, to enable the lab-to-market transformation of research ideas into deep-tech start-ups that create positive social and economic impact at scale. I-NCUBATE aims to change the culture of innovation at academic or research institutions.
Our mission is to transform capabilities, mind-sets and
the culture of an academic institution to commercialise
A team comprises a Faculty Lead and at least 3 Entrepreneur Leads, supported by a Business Mentor (from our network of mentors)
As teams participating in I-NCUBATE, you will be able to:
Define the problem that you are solving or the opportunity you are addressing.
Identify your customers and analyse their needs and pains.
Develop coherent value propositions for chosen customer segment(s).
Find a problem-solution fit with evidence from an early adopter segment.
Understand the business ecosystem and competitive dynamics of your start-up.
Understand the evolution trajectory of your start-up from the idea stage to the MVP stage, onto a product-market fit, business-model fit and growing the venture.
Develop key entrepreneurial skills and mind set – including dealing with ambiguity, tenacity, making decisions with partial information, dealing with people, communication, and more.