Research from the Kaohsiung University in Taiwan did some empirical research into the co-operation between entrepreneur and incubation programme. The research was fuelled by field data from the SIAT incubator at Tainan Science Park. Based on a statistical model the research team concludes that incubators should, as a minimum requirement, enable Human Capital development, Management Experience and administrative support. What this research reveals is that administrative support, although being a low value added service, still is off relative high importance because of the practical needs serviced to the nascent companies in the program.
Read the full publication in this recent number of Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.