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incubation

[‚iŋ·kyə′bā·shən]
(chemistry)
Maintenance of chemical mixtures at specified temperatures for varying time periods to study chemical reactions, such as enzyme activity.
(medicine)
The phase of an infectious disease process between infection by the pathogen and appearance of symptoms.
(vertebrate zoology)
The act or process of brooding.
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Our goal with Incubate Miami is simple - we want to support great talent and ideas with strong mentorship and startup capital in order to drive innovation and technology in our local community.
By providing opportunities for tech companies to establish themselves within a dynamic industry, Incubate.
We are excited by Wood Creek Capital's potential to find and incubate niche investment strategies that generate attractive absolute returns having a low correlation to those of other asset classes," Noreen added.
From offices in Boston, London, New York, and San Francisco, Grail assists selected asset managers worldwide with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructuring, and deploys the firm's capital to incubate new financial services businesses.
Today, IVF specialists around the world routinely incubate human eggs and sperm in a laboratory dish and then gingerly transfer a fertilized egg to the mother's uterus.
Strategic Initiative 4 - Incubate and commercialize emerging technologies:
Xi'An IC Design Industrialization Base of China is committed to creating an environment that would incubate the growth of startups located around the Xi'an region," Mr.
The sex of many reptiles can be set by the temperature at which an egg incubates.