CCIT Memberships

The Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies belongs to the following organizations:

Innovation NJ
www.innovationnj.org

Innovation NJ is a diverse coalition of business, higher education and government established to expand and strengthen the culture of innovation in New Jersey.

National Business Incubation Association (NBIA)
www.nbia.org

The National Business Incubation Network (NBIA) is the world's leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship.  Each year, it provides thousands of professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies.  An elected, voting board of directors representing the world's leading incubators governs the association.

NBIA serves more than 1,900 members in over 60 nations.  While incubator managers and developers make up a large share of NBIA's membership base, the association also represents other interested individuals and groups.  Approximately 25 percent of the NBIA membership is from outside the United States.

NBIA advances the business creation process to increase entrepreneurial and individual opportunity, strengthening communities worldwide.  To accomplish this mission, NBIA serves as a clearinghouse of information on incubator management and development issues.  The association engages in many activities that support members' professional development, including:

  • Organizing conferences and specialized trainings
  • Conducting research and compiling statistics on the incubation industry
  • Producing publications that describe practical approaches to business incubation
  • Consulting with governments and corporations on incubator development 

New Jersey Business Incubation Network (NJBIN)
www.njbin.org

The New Jersey Business Incubation Network (NJBIN) is a collaborative network of incubators in New Jersey which provides critical support services, networking, access to capital and technical resources as well as office or laboratory space to emerging, entrepreneurial businesses primarily in the life sciences and technology sectors.

Council of European BioRegions (CEBR)
www.cebr.net/AssociateMembers.aspx?page=2

The Council of European BioRegions (CEBR) is a network of biotechnology professionals that support their local biocommunity through direct services including networking, incubation, and partnering and cluster promotion.  It is the first network of its kind to bring together such organizations and members to develop and implement new biotech support activities in Europe.