Berytech welcomed Mr. Tijmen Rooseboom – the Ambassador for Youth, Education and Work of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
18 teams were admitted by the judges to the first phase of the program focusing on market validation. Equipped with a grant of $2,000, the teams will go through an intensive bootcamp followed by a 2-month cycle of support during which they have to validate their ideas, create and brand their image and website, and work on building the foundations of their business.
Agrytech’s team alongside with Qoot Cluster members participated in the Agricultural, Landscape, Nutrition, and Food Industries Exhibition 2019 at the American University of Beirut Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Courtyard
Berytech is proud to announce that its deputy GM Ramy Boujawdeh received the Impact Maker of the Year Award 2019 on behalf of Lebanon during the fourth Global Agripreneurs Summit, which took place on September 7-11 in Greece.
$724K In Grants To Agri-Food Innovation Startups Over Two Years Through The Agrytech Accelerator Program
Berytech and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands celebrate achievements including the creation of 77 jobs by the 16 graduating startups and the establishment of the QOOT Cluster.
Agri-istic solutions – a startup which aims to replace chemical weed control with a one-shot laser technology, won first place at the 2019 Agrytech Hackathon event this weekend.
For the third edition of the Agrytech Hackathon, the team met up with important players in the Lebanese agri-food sector to discuss the challenges they are facing that require innovative solutions. Participants can choose a challenge to work on or apply to the Hackathon with a challenge and a solution of their own.
The 9 startups and their respective co-founders, that joined the final incubation phase of the Agrytech program, received 6 months of support in learning and integrating industry best practices, finalizing their products, preparing to become investment-ready, and building their business strategies.
H.E. Ambassador Jan Waltmans lead a delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Finance on a visit to Byblos, where they met with three of the Agrytech Program startups – Quadra Machinery, Smart Gourmet and Startchy.
Berytech participated in the launch of the International Food Policy Research Institute 2019 Global Food Policy Report and the soft launch of the DigitalAG4MENA Competition, co-organized by IFPRI, the World Bank Group, Digital Ag in cooperation with the American University of Beirut.
Agrytech’s startups Internet of Trees and Quadra Machinery alongside with Qoot Cluster members participated in the Innovation in Grapes and Cherries Production Exhibition-Scientific Workshop held at ESIAM-USJ in Taanayel.
Five Lebanese entrepreneurs, all part of the Agrytech accelerator program, were selected and invited to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 held from June 3-5 in the Hague, Netherlands.
As part of Agrytech’s requirements, three startups from the second Batch of the Accelerator visit the Netherlands on an intensive business development trip. Startups from the Agrytech Accelerator of Batch 2 who were selected to join the third phase of the...
Agrytech at EXCO 2019 as a role model for accelerators Fadi Naffah, Program Manager of Agrytech, joined other innovative speakers during the conference “Youth and Innovation for SDGs – Sustainable Water Management in the Mediterranean” part of EXCO 2019 in Rome...
Berytech welcomed students enrolled in MUC University to introduce them to the concept of entrepreneurship and its principles.
The Agrytech team and startups joined the Global Food Innovation Summit Seeds&Chips in Milan, focusing on innovation, resources and technologies connected to food.
Ramy Boujawdeh – Deputy GM of Berytech and Director of the Agrytech Program, attended the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Congress, whose overarching purpose is to identify new ways of helping founders start and scale new ventures anywhere in the world.
For the second year, Berytech has taken its Ideathon weekends to the Bekaa, Mount Lebanon and North Lebanon giving the opportunity to both students and professionals to collaborate and innovate solutions to challenges in food, agriculture, water, energy, and waste.