The Peninsula Technology Incubator is nothing without its partners. Good thing for us we have great partners. Our partners include the National Institute Aerospace, the Industrial Development Authority for the City of Hampton, Innovate Hampton Roads, The National Business Incubator Association, Start Norfolk, ODU Business Gateway, the Franklin business incubator, and the James City County Technology Incubator.
The NIA is a non-profit research and graduate education institute created to conduct leading-edge aerospace and atmospheric research, develop new technologies for the nation and help inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.
NIA was formed by a consortium of leading research universities. Members include: Georgia Tech, Hampton University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina State University, the University of Maryland, the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion University, the College of William & Mary and the AIAA Foundation.
NIA serves as a strategic partner with NASA Langley Research Center and the aerospace community to enable research creativity and expand technology development opportunities. The Institute integrates research and graduate education while creating new government/academia/industry partnerships to solve tomorrow’s problems today.
The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Hampton, Virginia (IDA) is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, created pursuant to the Section 15.2-4900, as amended, of the Code of Virginia. A 7-Member Board of Directors appointed by the Hampton City Council governs the IDA and in which all powers of the authority shall be vested.
Today’s Innovate!HamptonRoads™ is a synergistic collaboration whose goal remains to increase regional prosperity through technology-based economic development. The Hampton Roads Research Partnership was created to provide a mechanism for collaborative research leading to technology-based economic development with a consortium consists of seven colleges and universities, two federal laboratories and a research institute. The power to compete with other regions more effectively is enhanced by leveraging existing strengths in carefully selected areas, known as technology clusters. The intended result: substantially increased prosperity for Hampton Roads institutions, companies, and the community at large.
Start Norfolk is a weekend long event bringing together individuals of different mind and skill sets— entrepreneurs, engineers, developers, designers, and business people—with the goal of building a viable start-up over a weekend.
The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) is the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. Each year, it provides thousands of professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies. An elected, voting board of directors representing the world’s leading incubators governs the association.
The ODU Business Gateway provides a single, consistent entry point to the intellectual capital, innovative technologies and world-class infrastructure of the University. Old Dominion University is dedicated to bringing together the top minds, most innovative technologies and state-of-the-art facilities to help solve problems, expand capabilities and create new ventures. We are committed to being the intersection where ideas meet and results happen. That is Idea Fusion. And theODU Business Gateway is just the beginning.
The Franklin Business Incubator is a four-story, 40,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility in Downtown Franklin that houses office space, support staff, and programs that nurture young firms and
businesses, helping them grow during the start-up period. The Franklin Business Incubator provides hands-on management assistance, access to financing, and exposure to critical business and technical support services. The Franklin Business Incubator also offers: shared office services; access to office equipment; flexible, inexpensive leases; and, expandable space, all under one roof!
The James City County Technology Incubator provides a package of services to meet the individual needs of its clients. They include strategic planning development, business plan development, members board of advisors, business and technical assistance network, access to research and development assistance, access to product development assistance, access to marketing and sales plan assistance, and access to financing and funding resources.