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International delegations

The Incubator and Accelerator Network organises delegations to visit innovative programmes and startup ecosystems internationally. It also helps organise inbound international delegations visiting the UK incubation and startup ecosystem.

Paris study visit, Feb 24

In February 2024, IAN hosted its second annual international study visit, which saw a delegation of UK incubator managers tour Paris. Programmes and facilities visited by the delegation included Station F, Agoranov, Université Paris Cité, Espace Phi, PariSantéCampus, and PLACE network.

Netherlands study visit, Jan 23

In January 2023, IAN led a delegation of UK incubators on a study visit to the Netherlands, visiting incubators across Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Delft. Programmes and facilities visited included the Amsterdam Startup Village, Amsterdam Centre for Entrepreneurship, B.Amsterdam, Forward Inc, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, Yes! Delft, and the Green Village.

What delegates said about our inaugural study visit

13 IAN members joined us on our inaugural study visit to the Netherlands in February 2023, which included visits to programmes across Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Delft.