INBio is a Non-profit association from Costa Rica, whose mission is to raise awareness of the value of biodiversity its preservation and to improve human beings quality of life. This TC project allows INBio to conduct a pilot test on business incubation and acceleration with the technical assistance of Octantis, a member of infoDev's Global Network of Business Incubators and an experienced Chilean enterprise.
The project involves 4 components:
- entrepreneurial environment diagnosis and identification of relevant international experiences,
- INBio staff training,
- design of the biotechnology accelerator model tailored and adapted to local culture and context, and
- alliance creation and success stories diffusion.
The project will be executed by INBio, through its Bioprospecting Unit, over an estimated implementation period of 9 months.