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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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During their interactions, the entrepreneurs commended Dubai Silicon Oasis for the advanced technological environment provided by the incubational centre, as well as the financial and consultation support and the mentorship programs offered.
The winner will be announced on the concluding day of the Global Islamic Economy Summit on 6 October and awarded an array of financial, incubational and recreational support prizes.
The winning start-up, to be announced at the conclusion of the competition, will walk away with a cash prize of US$10,000, as well as a free service licence, flexi-desk space within Dtec and incubational support.