CCIT Global Bioscience Network Partners

The Commercialization Center for Innovation Technologies is affiliated with the following organizations throughout the world:
 
Australian Technology Park (ATP) Innovation Park - Australia
 
The Australian Technology Park (ATP) consists of a 14-acre campus and features a unique integration of heritage architecture, premium commercial space and state-of-the-art conference facilities hosting leading Australian and global IT, communications and science companies.
 
Since its inception in 1995 by a consortium of Sydney universities and the New South Wales Government's Redfem-Waterloo Authority, ATP has evolved into one of the nation's pre-eminent technology centers.  It offers a unique and inspiring environment for collaboration and knowledge-exchange.
 
BioCity Nottingham - United Kingdom
 
BioCity Nottingham is one of Europe’s largest bioscience incubators. Launched in 2003, the 129,000-square-foot, award-winning site provides a home for developing biotechnology and healthcare companies by offering small, highly flexible laboratory and office units and grow-on space. It is able to cater for companies from 1 to about 80 employees.

Bio Industry Park Canavese - Italy
 
The Bioindustry Park Canavese is a science and technology park located in Canavese, an area near Turin in the north of Italy. The Park was adopted by the Piedmont Regional Authority as a priority in the regional industrial policy. The park project is entitled to contributions from the European fund for Regional Development, and is jointly financed by the State and the Regional Authority.
 
Since its beginning in 1988, the Park has promoted and developed research in biotechnologies and life sciences.  The Park hosts enterprises who want to set up research and pilot production in the chemical, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, bioengineering and information science fields. It offers research facilities, scientific services and support services, such as technology transfer, patent support, and tutoring/mentoring of start-ups and spin-offs.   
 
Biotechnologie Park Luckenwalde - Germany
 
The Biotechnologiepark Luckenwalde is one of the key components of the Berlin-Brandenburg life science cluster. It offers work, research and home in direct proximity of its 28-acre campus.  The park provides a branch-specific technology and start-up centre, developed business plots ready for building with favorable terms, as well as rental apartments and plots for owner-occupied houses. The management of the park offers support to companies in the field of funding consultancy, qualification of business plans, arrangement of financing and sponsorship, and cooperation partners.
 
The ICEHOUSE - Auckland, New Zealand
 
The ICEHOUSE was established in 2001 in recognition of the importance of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to the New Zealand economy. The ICEHOUSE is a business growth centre that includes business growth programs for SMEs, a business incubator for start-ups, and New Zealand’s largest group of Angel Investors. The effort is a collaborative partnership between the University of Auckland Business School, the Boston Consulting Group, Telecom and Gen-I, BNZ, Ernst & Young, HP, Microsoft and Minter Ellison Rudd Watts Lawyers.
 
LifeScience Cluster Krakow - Poland 

The Life Science Cluster in Krakow has been established as a collaborative project of 32 institutions representing business, science and healthcare with active support, guidance and facilitation by local government. The idea to form and sustain a commercially viable cluster dedicated to “life science” has been developed on understanding and recognitions of the already existing potential of both Polish life science industry and research and development sectors.

MTDC Technology Incubation Centre - Malaysia
www.mtdccentre.com.my

MTDC Technology Incubation Centre, now known as MTDC Technology Centre, is embodied under Government’s Technology Development Cluster (TDC) program.  The program is designed to strengthen linkages between universities/research institutions and industries. The main objective is to activate and promote the acceleration of the commercialization activities of both the local universities and research institutions.
 
Ningbo Economic & Technical Development Zone (NETD) - China
 
Ningbo Economic & Technical Development Zone (NETD) is located northeast of Ningbo City, behind the largest deepwater port in China.  Approved by the State Council in 1984, NETD is one of the largest national level development zones in China.  NETD offers several advantages, including a strategic location, rich natural resources, a variety of industries, modern transportation network, excellent infrastructure, an efficient government administration and abundant human resources.
 
Riyadh Techno Valley - Saudi Arabia

Riyadh Techno Valley (RTV) project is an initiative of King Saud University dedicated to attracting local and global investment in establishing a national base of science and technology capable of innovation and renewal. The RTB project will facilitate dynamic research activity within the university and enable the existing economic institutions in the Kingdom which are based on innovation to utilize such resources to generate or transfer advanced technology, thus helping to achieve a knowledge-based economy in the Kingdom.
 
Science and Technology Park of Crete (STEP-C) - Greece
 
The Science and Technology park of Crete (STEP-C) was created in 1993 as an initiative of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), one of the largest Research Organizations in the country with the financial support of the EU, the National Government and the Region of Crete.  STEP-C provides incubating facilities and specialized professional services to start up companies with emerging technologies.
 
Sheffield Bio Incubator - United Kingdom
 
Sheffield is home to key members of South Yorkshire's thriving network of business incubators.  These include incubators for bioscience, nanoscience, alternative energy source and creative and digital technology sectors.  Early-stage companies can access dedicated offices, laboratories, managed semiconductor clean room facilities and business support.
 
Tartu Biotechnology Park (TBP) - Estonia
 
Tartu Biotechnology Park (TBP) provides high quality infrastructure services as well as business development and consultancy services to companies and R&D institutions in the fields of biotechnology, medicine and veterinary medicine. It aims to create a favorable environment for start-up enterprises boosting their growth and competitiveness.
 
Umea BioTech Incubator - Sweden
 
The Umea Biotech Incubator (UBI) came into existence in 2003 with funding obtained from the European Union combined with Lanstingher, VINNOVA and Umea University.  UBI can help push forward ideas by providing the right environment (including lab facilities) and expert advice to help commercial ideas achieve success.  UBI aims to have a gathering of diverse projects and to enable interaction between projects. 

University of Manchester Innovation Centre Limited (UMIC)
http://www.umic.co.uk/

The University of Manchester Innovation Centre Limited (UMIC) is a market leader in providing high quality state of the art biotech and hi-tech facilities. They provide a mixed portfolio of high specification laboratories and office space suitable for a variety of purposes. The Innovation Centre also boasts an exceptional conferencing and events facility for our professional events program in addition to onsite catering. heir vision is to provide a vibrant supportive environment for tenant companies allowing them the freedom to concentrate on their core business development. They recognize the importance of having established relationships and links with other agencies providing business support right through from initial investment to floating on AIM.

Uppsala Innovation Center (UIC) - Sweden

 
Uppsala Innovation Centre (UIC) is a business incubator that provides support to new companies in the Uppsala Region looking to develop innovative ideas with the goal of helping them achieve sustainable and viable growth. UIC provides a dynamic process for developing people, business and companies. The incubator provides financial assistance as well as access to commercial and technological networks.