Future Agro Challenge Competition 2019

Join the largest global competition in food, agtech and agriculture



For the second year, within the Agrytech program, Berytech has partnered with Future Agro Challenge (FAC) to catalyze innovation in the agri-food industry and bring you the FAC competition 2019.

This global competition targets food and agribusiness startups from various corners of the globe addressing national, regional and global challenges.

In Lebanon, Lebanese agri-food startups compete in the local competition to win the title of “Lebanese Agripreneur of The Year” along other valuable cash and business support prizes.

The winner of the local competition makes it to the international finals to represent Lebanon at the Global Agripreneurs Summit and compete with the most promising agri-food startups from across the world for the title of “Agripreneur of the Year”.


How Does It Work And What Will You Win?

I you have an innovative idea or startup related to 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 Pocessing, apply before Dec. 16!

Applicants will be shortlisted to participate in the local competition and pitch in front of a local public during an open event in 2019 (Exact date to be announced).

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.


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  • Start your application by filling the form below. We will send you by email all the details on how to complete your application and submit it before December 16, 2018.

If you have any questions or need any assistance contact us on info@agrytech.org. We’ll be happy to guide you through.


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. 

You can learn more about the competition on the FAC’s website.

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