Cranfield incubator nurtures e-business

first_img Comments are closed. Cranfield incubator nurtures e-businessOn 9 May 2000 in Personnel Today Cranfield School of Management has launched a business incubator to help itsstudents set up new technology companies.It is the latest development in the move to bring educational institutionsand business closer together to capitalise on the growth potential ofInternet-based technologies. Incubators provide shared office and communicationfacilities to reduce the cost of establishing a firm. Cranfield last week announced that four proposals by MBA students haveattracted funding from venture capitalists. The four firms will be accommodatedat the incubator – known as – and will have access toadvice from the management school.The four firms are: MRT Netprint, outsourced provider of printing and document delivery Pos-Grad, an information and career development service for SouthAmerican post graduate;Instant-i, which enables bar codes of products to be stored into amobile phone, and carries out a search for the cheapest supplierCommunity Maps, which produces local maps indicating health serviceprovision in various Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more