"Functionally distinct from classrooms, libraries and student unions, academic incubators establish new forums for idea exchange on campus. Designed to spark strategic partnerships between academia and industry"
"Universities are assessing how best to prepare students for meaningful and rewarding careers. Today’s university students want more than academic degrees; they aim to launch businesses, develop new products and start social movements"
"Incubators are distinct academic ecosystems populated by curious and inquisitive entrepreneurs, free agents, programmers, designers, dreamers, angel investors, tinkerers, venture capitalists and more
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