National Network of Incubators presents its growth in 2017

December 18, 2017 6:07 pm

The National Network of Incubators (RNI), of which LISPOLIS is a member, has launched a document in which it presents the 2017 numbers regarding the activity of incubators and accelerators in Portugal.


In sum, in 2017, there was an increase of 11% over 2016 in the number of institutions operating under the business incubation activity. The number of projects of entrepreneurs in the incubators of the National Network of Incubators also increased by 37%.



Also note the relevance of the more than 769 projects supported by incubators under the Startup Voucher, Empreende Al, Incubation Valley, Turism Explorers, Spin + and Apreender 3.0 programs, among which the 9 projects accompanied by LISPOLIS in the Startup Voucher program and the two companies supported in Vale Incubação.



The National Network of Incubators also carried out a survey of data related to 2017 at the National Encounter of Incubators, which took place on November 6 and 7 in the Beato Creative Hub, from which the following data are obtained:

  • 3270 incubation halls
  • 3004 startups in incubation (1022 in virtual incubation and 1983 in physical incubation)
  • 2543 jobs created by new startups in the first 12 months
  • 80.43% survival rate of startups incubated after 12 months of initiation of incubation
  • 67.76% survival rate of startups incubated after 24 months of incubation start



Learn more about the National Incubator Network here.