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A cluster comprised of nine resident companies, which results to an
average of twenty one companies graduating from the incubator program
within 4 years.
State of Sao Paulo endorses funding within the institution. There
are instilled incubators which have average life of 4 years for
companies to start up. As this an academic institution environment, the
government will mostly likely invest innovative technological products.
Centralized in more academic structure setting, this allows more funding
from the government. The government is willing to invest in current
research of technological products especially those being incubators.
In addition, this allows the institution to interact with network of
other international universities and paves the way for knowledge
These comprises of very newly established corporations which may cause
investors to fully invest in these rising companies due to the
sustainability of future growth. With an emerging market
environment and some companies being out of the incubator may constraint
funding since there is lack of credibility.
Much like their counterparty, CPQD, the English language limits the
organization from expanding in a global perspective.
Comprised of several new start ups within the incubators; in turn this
encourages more innovative technology sharing and development including
but not limited to: software, hardware, and applications.
institution serves as a wealth of resources where students are able to
participate in the incubator program which establishes foundation
experience. This experience can allow students to start up their own
businesses or be hired at one of the parent companies.
There exists a heavy emphasis on “Intellectual Property” within the
Transferring technology to industry is another main focus.
Goal: to increase professionalism in terms of managing IP and
commercialize technology, continue to promote technological
entrepreneurship and research projects.
The State Government of Sao Paulo is the main source of income for the
organization. The government can influence project selection to choose
those that advance their social and developmental goals.
High taxes make it difficult for new businesses to get started.
Difficulty exporting to foreign markets due to the language barrier and
customization of software solutions to fit Brazils unique tax and
As this is more in academia setting which government will be mostly to
fund or provide any type assistance as there are new start ups. In
addition, incubators are instilled in this environment, which
demonstrates to government that the institution isn’t necessarily to
looking to purely profit from companies but to better Brazil society
with new technological products.
It is an institution consisting of several incubators which can inhibit
their growth to seek out technology knowledge sharing within their scope
and also limitation on global resources.
Driving forces: broadband access, e-gov, mobile technology, software
They benefit from the incubators in the university
Students are able to participate in the incubator program
Projects developed in the incubator can be used by the university
Allows international companies to endorse novel technology ideas and
After graduation from incubator, established company has to pay back
royalties to parent company for 5 years. UNICAMP co-operates with other
TTO's (technology transfer offices)