Posted on November 9, 2017
Berytech participates in USEK’s International Applied Research Symposium
Berytech’s Deputy GM, Ramy Boujawdeh, participated in the International Applied Research Symposium titled “The Transforming Power of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: Lessons Learned” and organized by The Asher Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon and Cleveland State University, USA, November 6-7, 2017.
Boujawdeh joined researchers, practitioners and policy makers from around the globe who debated the emerging challenges and long-term solutions affecting technology, innovation, sustainability of global talent and business industries in our globalized economies.
As a panelist during one of the roundtable, titled Entrepreneurship in the MENA region – Boujawdeh spoke about Berytech’s latest program Agrytech and about supporting new verticals solving regional challenges such as Agri-Food Innovation.
The panel covered how the MENA region has been infected with the entrepreneurial bug; and answered the questions on whether entrepreneurship flourish can flourish in countries under development, and whether entrepreneurs were limited and forced to make it on their own.
Boujawdeh also moderated the roundtable on Strategic Management of Entrepreneurship, which covered how Entrepreneurship is not an individualistic activity, and discussed how organizations have now adopted an entrepreneurial mindset encouraging employees at all levels to participate.
Boujawdeh has diversified knowledge in the fields of change and quality management, operations, and entrepreneurship support programs across several sectors and three continents.
As Deputy General Manager at Berytech, he leads the business incubation and support operations, and launches several programs to support innovation and entrepreneurship growth in Lebanon. He is an Angel Investor and actively advises early-stage startups. He holds a BS in Agriculture Engineering from the American University of Beirut, and an MS in Business Management and Economics from the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania.