The university’s Enterprise Innovation Centre will house spinouts and act as a space for the university’s entrepreneurs to learn and collaborate with academics, researchers and businesses.
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and Bitfury will pilot the program with Russian government funding in the latest of a series of blockchain-related projects announced by higher education institutions.
IBM Blockchain Accelerator will focus on later-stage startups, while Columbia Blockchain Launch Accelerator has been established for pre-seed companies.
NovaUCD, Vodafone Ireland and Ericsson will start an Ireland-wide accelerator for emerging 5G-related technologies.
The institute has secured grant funding to coalesce its entrepreneurial services into a new centre partnered with corporates including Teva, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Alpha Omega.
Durham University has joined forces with New College Durham and economic development organisation Business Durham to launch an incubator aimed at local startups.
Basel Inkubator, created by University of Basel and University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, is winding down as the universities rethink their spinout support.
UC Berkeley SkyDeck has partnered TSMC, Cadence and SiFive to launch an accelerator track aimed at semiconductor technology developers called Chip Track.