Factsheet: BioCubator - Business Incubator for Companies in the Renewable Raw Materials sector

BioCubator - Business Incubator for Companies in the Renewable Raw Materials sector

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
BioCubator - Business Incubator for the Use of Renewable Raw Materials
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
BioCubator - Unternehmerzentrum für Nachwachsende Rohstoffe
Description: 
The BioCubator is the Bavarian Business Incubator for the use of Renewable Raw Materials. In front of the Danube biomass port Straubing, companies working on both energetic and material use and valorisation of biomass find ideal office-, laboratory- and test site space for their business. All companies based in the BioCubator benefit from the service package offered by the adjacent start-up Center. Right next to the BiOCubator building, there is a ready-to-build-on area of around 5 ha for pilot and semonstration plants. Locational Advantages are the proximity to the Danube Port Straubing which is specialized in biomass handling as well as to the Bavarian, state-supported Research Center for renewable raw materials, the "Center of Competence for Renewable Raw Materials Straubing" with its Science Center, Technology and Support Center, the Fraunhofer Project Group BioCat and Marketing Agency "C.A.R.M.E.N.e.V.. The BioCubator has been co-funded by the Bavarian State with 2 Million Euro from the "Bavarian High-Tech Offensive" and has been inaugurated in 2009.
Goal/Aim: 
The goal of the BioCubator is to support companies and entrepreneurs from the renewable raw materials branch in their Business development and to offer an ideal location for bundling expertise in the Region. Like this, value creation and employment shall be stimulated.
Connection with National Policy: 
High Tech Offensive Bavaria
Responsible Authority: 
ZVI - Zweckverband Industriegebiet mit Donauhafen Straubing-Sand // BioCampus Straubing GmbH Co-funding: Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009