Agrytech Accelerator

Innovate in the agri-food sector and grow your idea into a successful business with global impact

Last year, 22 startups joined Batch I of the Agrytech Accelerator with solutions spanning across the entire food value chain. Join Batch II of the program and get the chance to receive up to $40k in grants and 1 year of support.


From an idea to a growing
business in just one year

Agrytech supports startups with innovations across
the Agri-Food sector through a yearly 3-phase program:

  • Bootcamp
  • Up to 30 applicants are shortlisted to join and will receive a $3,300 grant to validate their market over a period of two months
  • Acceleration
  • Up to 15 startups will be shortlisted and move to this 4-month phase, to build a minimum viable product (MVP) and get traction with a $16,000 support grant
  • Incubation & Growth
  • Up to 8 startups will be shortlisted to join the 6-month incubation program and will benefit from up to $22,000 in matching grants

Who Can Apply?

Anyone who has an innovative startup or SME at an idea or early stage that uses engineering or technology to solve a challenge in the food and agriculture sector or a relevant solution that could be adapted to the sector. You don’t necessarily have to be an expert in agriculture to apply, just a creative problem-solver with solid knowledge of your solution.

The agri-food sector needs solutions that incorporate:

Why join the Agrytech
Accelerator Program?

The program offers you the resources, community support, and funding
necessary to scale your idea and grow into an international business:

  • Startup Funding
  • Cash injection in accelerated startups
  • Prototyping Facilities
  • Access to FabLab & Technical support
  • Business Coaching
  • Master classes developing entrepreneurial competencies
  • Customer Access
  • Promotion in local & international markets
  • Industry Connections
  • Linkages to Agri-Food community
    & experts
  • Follow-on Mentoring
  • Intensive mentoring trajectories with
    follow-on immersion in Europe

Do you need any additional information
about the Agrytech accelerator program?

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Agrytech Accelerator
Startups in Action 

Mushtic: Biodegradable packaging startup wins local Hult Prize semifinals

The Mushtic team, currently enrolled in Berytech’s Agrytech Accelerator program, won the 2019 Hult Prize Lebanon semifinals over the weekend, earning them a spot at the Hult Prize Global Accelerator program in London this summer. The result keeps them in the running for the first prize of $1 million in seed capital.

Smart Gourmet Launches in UAE

Smart Gourmet has signed an exclusive dealership with Armada Dubai, part of the Fattal group, for product distribution across the UAE.  The startup, that has joined the first batch of the Agrytech Accelerator, currently distributes its line of vacuum-packed...

Lebanese Startup Shines at the Global Agripreneurs Summit

STARTCHY joined the Global Agripreneurs Summit 2018 on April 16, 2018 in Turkey and pitched in the finals of the Future Agro Challenge (FAC) global competition. The Lebanese startup enrolled in the Agrytech Program – developed by Berytech, won the Lebanese...

MekaPrep & LifeLab Compete at Arabnet

Agrytech took part in the Arabnet Beirut 2018 Conference  The three-day conference had several ongoing tracks focusing on Digital Transformation, Media and Advertising, Banking, Innovation and Investment and dedicated an entire day of workshops to entrepreneurs. The...