imec.istart recognised as world’s #2 business accelerator
LEUVEN (Belgium), November 7, 2019 – This week, imec’s accelerator program, imec.istart, was ranked in the top 5 in the ‘World Top Business Accelerator – Linked to University’ category and No.1 in Europe. UBI Global unveiled its biannual ranking of top university incubators and accelerators at the World Incubation Summit in Doha, Qatar. The ranking puts imec.istart at the top of the list of accelerators for technology startups.
The UBI ranking is based on the UBI Global World Benchmark Study, the world’s largest survey of university incubators. This year, 1,580 programs were assessed worldwide, based on more than 50 qualifying parameters that level up to the overall impact of the accelerator program on the startup ecosystem and the performance of startups within the program.