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OCE joins UBI Global in hosting incubator awards event

September 28, 2015

On November 2nd and 3rd, UBI Global and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) will co-host the recognition event of top performing university business incubators in North America 2015. All participants from the UBI Global Benchmark of 2015 based in North America are eligible to get recognised and highlighted as a top incubator.

“I would like to thank Ontario Centres of Excellence for hosting and helping organise the UBI Awards in North America” said UBI Co-founder and CEO Ali Amin. “This event will give us the opportunity to recognise the best in class and support incubation internationally through sharing best business practices and highlighting the amazing work achieved by North American incubators.”

This two-day event will highlight best practices, provide hands-on-tools, analyses and a space to share success stories and inspiring presentations and allow the incubation community to network, learn from each other and improve their performance in order to enhance the economic transformation and the local, national and regional development.

“For almost 30 years, Ontario Centres of Excellence has been working with our leading academic institutions to discover and develop the tremendous entrepreneurial potential that young Ontarians possess” said Dr. Tom Corr, President and CEO of OCE. “We are pleased to be partnering with UBI to recognize the important work that network is doing in extracting the best possible results from the academic-based start-up community.”