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Business Incubators – Favorable Environment for Small and Medium Enterprises Development


  • Camelia MORARU

    (“Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University, Constanţa)

  • Alexandru RUSEI

    (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)


The biggest problem for many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is not the idea or the product provided and neither its customers, but their needs. High prices of production and office space are critical to the survival of a small business. Incubators come as a response to the needs of small and medium enterprises in key steps of a business, such as initiation and market penetration. An incubator aims to have a positive effect on the economic health of an area, of a community.

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  • Camelia MORARU & Alexandru RUSEI, 2012. "Business Incubators – Favorable Environment for Small and Medium Enterprises Development," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 0(5(570)), pages 142-150, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:agr:journl:v:5(570):y:2012:i:5(570):p:142-150

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