Future Agro Challenge 2018-2019

“There’s an agricultural revolution underway. And our passion is pushing the envelope until innovative and fundable food, agtech, and agriculture innovations have spread around the globe, from farm to fork and beyond.”

Berytech has partnered for the second year with Future Agro Challenge (FAC) within Agrytech‘s scope to catalyze innovation in food and agriculture. This global competition targets food and agribusiness startups from various corners of the globe addressing national, regional and global challenges.


How Does It Work And What Will You Win?

The First Place Winner of FAC Lebanon will earn the title “Lebanese Agripreneur of the Year” and will receive: 

  • An invitation to compete internationally at the Global Agripreneurs Summit that is taking place at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress happening in May 2019.
  • $2000 in Cash
  • 6-month access to Berytech’s Incubation Support
  • 6-month membership at the Berytech Fab Lab

The Second Place Winner of FAC Lebanon will receive:

  • $1000 in Cash
  • 3-month access to Berytech’s Incubation Support
  • 3-month membership at the Berytech Fab Lab

What Are The Conditions To Apply?

  • Your startup must be younger than 5 years old.
  • You must have an innovative or scalable business idea or model in the food, agtech and agriculture sector.
  • You must have a Minimum Viable Product.
  • Founders must be proficient in the English language and have no hesitancy to talk about your venture in public.

The competition is open for ideas in Food Tech, Ag Tech, Agroforestry and Husbandry, Food or Beverage Product or Retail, Nutrition & Health, Safety and Health, Packaging and Logistics, Agriculture Education, Food Security and Sustainability, Agriculture Tourism, Food Waste, Agriculture Production, and processing.


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  • The deadline for submitting your application is December 16, 2018, by midnight. The finalists will have the chance to pitch in front of a local public during an open event. Should you need assistance, please contact info@agrytech.org

Global Agripreneurs Summit

FAC culminates every year with its Global Agripreneurs Summit, where the most promising ideas and ventures on an international level are selected to compete for the title of the ”Agripreneur of the Year”.

Get Inspired By Previous Winners!

Read about Startchy and how they won Lebanon Agripreneur of the Year 2017-2018 and participated in the summit last year landing in the top final 10. Click here.


Future Agro Challenge Lebanon is jointly funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands and Berytech within the Agrytech Program. 


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