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UP Cebu Business Incubator for IT (UP Cebu inIT) is a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) made possible by the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) and DOST-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), and is located inside UP Cebu Campus.

IT aims to create an environment where technological innovations can be created and deployed to solve real problems;a nd to nurture startups businesses to succeed.


UP CebuinIT is one of the awardee of the University of the Philippines (UP) System Gawad Pangulo Award in Excellence in Public Service.

PROGRAMS:

PRE-INCUBATION
An entrepreneurial process where the entrepreneur does the following:
* Develop his/her innovative or creative ideas to a commercializable product or services
* Prepare a realistic preliminary business plan
* Establishes a company

INCUBATION
An entrepreneurial process when the entrepreneur does the following:
* Seek an additional financing
* Formulates a deployment strategy for products or services
* Promotion and marketing of products and services for adoption

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
An Innovation and Technology Support Office equipped in conducting patent search, patent drafting and assisting in patent prosecution and application of any other related IP.

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
Assistance in transfer of technology or commercialization of products and services

TRAINING
IT and non-IT training relevant to the need of entrepreneurs which can be customized to a specific training needs.

TARGET CLIENTS
The TBI targets an enterprises which meets the following criteria:
* Involved in value creation in new and emerging technologies
* Plan to utilize the UP Cebu Human resources and facilities to pursue its activities
*Seeking new ir unique solutions to existing problems

TYPES OF CLIENTS
* Resident clients - who physically reside in the TBI facility, in either a cubicle or room unit
* Virtual or non-resident clients- are those who reside elsewhere, but availing the different services such as training, mentorship, event etc.

SERVICES
Mentoring / Coaching / Training in the following
* Business and Financial Planning
* Business Management
* Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
* Sales and Marketing
* Project Management
* Commercialization of Technologies or Technology Transfer

NETWORKING EVENTS:
* Linkages to financiers and service providers
* Networking with other Entrepreneurs
* Networking with possible clients

OFFICE SPACES:
TBI Offers Office spaces for rent for startups
* Room typre up to 34SQM

* Cubicle type up to 5.72SQM