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AABI Incubator Award


The AABI Incubator of the Year Award is designed to promote the development of incubators within Asia-Pacific region by giving recognition to incubators with the most outstanding performance in the past year.


Any AABI incubator member is eligible to be nominated as a candidate for this award though AABI association member within its economy. A non-member incubator wishing to be nominated can be accepted as a candidate only if it agrees to become an AABI incubator member.

Grant:USD $500

Candidates with top performance will be selected as the winners of the AABI Incubator of the Year Award by a carefully chosen Judge Committee, and each will get a plaque and a grant of 500 US dollars. The winners will receive an official invitation to attend the award ceremony during AABI General Assembly.

AABI Incubator of the Year 2021 Award NOMINATION FORM
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AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2019

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Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Coporation (HKSTP)

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC) is a statutory body dedicated to fostering innovation and technology advancement in Hong Kong through the provision of state-of-the-art facilities and high caliber end-to-end services. Since its establishment in 2001, HKSTPC has been entrusted with strengthening Hong Kong’s position as a regional technology hub by promoting innovation, technology development and commercialisation of five technology clusters: Biotechnology, Electronics, Green Technology, Information Technology and Telecommunications, and Precision Engineering.


HKSTPC manages Hong Kong Science Park, InnoCentre and three Industrial Estates located in Tai Po, Tseung Kwan O and Yuen Long. HKSTPC offers full service Incubation Programmes to cater to the needs of different technology start-ups, with incubation period from 12 to 48 months. The Incubation Programmes enable innovative ideas to mature into practical and market-oriented products and services. The Corporation acts as a crucial bridge linking academia and industry to enable the commercialisation of applied research. Major partnerships has been established with research institutions, universities and leading technology companies from around the world for project collaboration, technology and knowledge transfer, as well as business opportunities across a spectrum of industries.


As of today, HKSTPC has attracted more than 700 technology companies, which employ a workforce of close to 13’000 in Science Park. In 2016, the corporation received 3 recognitions of its incubation work, that includes “InBIA's Technology/IT Incubator of the Year”, “Dinah Adkins Incubator of the Year”, and “InBIA Randall M. Whaley Award - Incubator of the Year Award”. In 2017, HKSTP became the first Hong Kong organization to be named a “National-level Technological Companies Incubator” by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China. In 2018, the first ever A.I. technology development platform in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong AI & Data Laboratory Limited, was established jointly by Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA), SenseTime and HKSTPC, which focused on advancing the frontiers of A.I. with cutting-edge technologies and expertise, and empowering startups to commercialize their new inventions. These high-level recognitions underscores HKSTP’s efforts and contributions in incubating start-ups, developing talent and providing funding support to our partner companies.

AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2018
  • Shanghai Yangpu Technology Business Incubator (China)
  • Entrepreneurship Development Center (Venture Center) (India)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2017
  • Business Incubator Center of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Chinese Taipei)
  • Trec-Step (India)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2016
  • Shanghai Pudong Software Park Incubator (China)
  • Growth Lab Business Incubator by Science and Technology Innovation Park, Pune, Maharashtra (India)
  • Business Incubation Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency (Thailand)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2015
  • Chonnam National University Business Incubation Center (Korea)
  • Xi'an Pioneering Park Development Centre (China)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2014
  • National Chiao Tung University Center of Entrepreneurship and Incubation (NCTU CEI) (Chinese Taipei)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2013
  • Nangang Software Incubator (Chinese Taipei)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2012
  • Technopark Technology Business Incubator (India)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2010
  • Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park Innovation Center (China)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2009
  • Powerhouse Ventures Ltd (New Zealand)
AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2008
  • Agri-Business Incubator ICRISAT (India)

AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2007
  •  KAIST Office of University-Industry Cooperation (Korea)

AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2006
  •  Xi'an International Business Incubator (China)

AABI Incubator of the Year Award 2005
  • ITRI Incubator (Chinese Taipei)