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.
Members of Berytech, incubated startups from the Agrytech Accelerator Batch 2, members of Qoot the Lebanese agri-food innovation cluster and innovative producers in the same sector participated in Horeca Lebanon 2019 themed “For a better industry”.
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.
9 entrepreneurs from Berytech’s Agrytech Accelerator pitched their startups to a room full of professionals, experts, investors, academics and students at the Lebanon Agri-Food Innovation Day 2019.
January witnessed the beginning of the third phase of the Agrytech Accelerator where only 9 teams out of the 14 were chosen to continue to the final phase of the program, a 6-month incubation period where they will benefit from up to $22,000 in matching grants...
touch mobile telecommunications and data operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, has announced a partnership with IOTree, Lebanon’s first wireless network of smart traps for harmful pests, at the Agri-Food Innovation Day organized by Berytech in partnership with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.