The In.Cubo – Incubator of Innovative Business Initiatives was created by ACIBTM – Association for Technology Incubation Center of Minho. More than productive equipment is a strategic focus on entrepreneurship as a key area for regional development.
The ACIBTM was created on March 1, 2007, as an association of private, nonprofit, headquartered in the municipality of Arcos de Valdevez. The Association’s main goal is the management and operation of the Incubation Centre, as well as creating conditions for the development of business plans and to host projects of R&D, particularly for technology based companies that foster innovation.
The main objetives of In.Cubo are the following:
- Promote a more entrepreneurial Regional Community that values risk, innovation, learning and corporate culture;
- Encourage and support the sustainable creation of new businesses, skilled employment and the generation of added value in the Minho – Lima;
- Contribute to the production diversification and strengthening the competitiveness of existing businesses;
- Operate as a broker and facilitator in the development of R & D + i solutions for enterprises throughout the region.