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Conference Sponsors

NBIA thanks these sponsors for their support of the 22nd International Conference on Business Incubation.


Alexandria Real Estates Equities, Inc.

(ARE:NYSE) is the largest owner and pre-eminent international real estate investment trust focused principally on properties containing office/laboratory space. The leading provider of real estate to the life science industry, Alexandria has a stellar nine-year track record as an NYSE-listed company with an approximate $5.6 billion total market capitalization. We provide high-quality real estate, technical infrastructure, services and capital to the broad and diverse life science sector and are one of the co-creators and founding investors in the Accelerator Corp., the premier 21st century life science incubation engine. www.acceleratorcorp.com


Texas Research and Technology Foundation (TRTF)

TRTF, an innovation-based economic developer for San Antonio and South Texas, supports the growth of the bioscience and tech-based industry sectors by enhancing and leveraging the capabilities and assets of universities and research institutions, providing early-stage capital for enterprise formation and growth, and providing the infrastructure for enterprise growth and maturity. www.trpf.com


iStockphoto, Inc.

iStockphoto, the world’s volume seller of stock imagery offers more than 2 million images and videos to address small business owners needs for high-quality, royalty-free imagery at affordable prices. Great images for Web sites, presentations or marketing materials start as low as $1. www.istockphoto.com

Turnstone, a Steelcase Company

Turnstone, a Steelcase company, produces innovative and modern office furnishings that respond to user needs. Clean-lined, flexible and affordable, Turnstone's products represent the best in quality, smart design and value for customers from small start-up businesses to the "small businesses" within every large organization. www.turnstonefurniture.com


Cybergroup, Inc.

incuTrack™, the software solution designed specifically for business incubators, allows managers to focus on their clients' success without the administrative headaches often associated with record keeping and reporting. www.incutrack.com


BioMed SA

BioMed SA is a non-profit, membership-based organization, supported in part by Bexar County and City of San Antonio, to enhance San Antonio’s reputation as a city of science and medicine. www.biomedsa.org/

Brooks Development Authority

Brooks City-Base is a research and technology center that encourages technology-based economic development in San Antonio and South Texas. The 1,246-acre campus has approximately 350 acres available for immediate mixed-use development.

The Chesapeake Innovation Center

The Chesapeake Innovation Center, America’s first accelerator focused on homeland and national security, connects screened early-stage technology companies to valuable network of industry leading partners in these sectors. www.cic-tech.org

City of San Antonio

The Economic Development Department (EDD) leads community efforts in developing a high performance economy focused on growth of targeted industries, capital investment, equitable opportunity, a sustainable workforce and quality of life.

CPS Energy

CPS Energy is the largest municipally owned combined natural gas and electric utility in the U.S. providing reliable, competitively priced energy to over 675,000 customers in Greater San Antonio, Texas. www.citypublicservice.com/

Environmental Business Cluster

The Environmental Business Cluster is a clean-technology commercialization center and green fleet transportation development program in San Jose, Calif., providing start-up assistance to resident and nonresident West Coast companies. www.environmentalcluster.org

SalesForce4Hire® provides custom sales solutions to emerging and existing medical device and life science companies seeking to accelerate market penetration and profitable revenue generation. Please visit us at www.salesforce4hire.com.
SATAI Network

SATAI is a technology commercialization center that helps researchers, inventors, entrepreneurs and others turn innovations into enterprises. Comprehensive enterprise development services, know-how and advice benefit the business objectives of technology-based firms seeking funding.

University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio is one of the fastest-growing higher education institutions in Texas and the second largest of nine academic universities and six health institutions in the UT system. As a multicultural institution of access and excellence, UTSA aims to be a premier public research university providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment. www.utsa.edu

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