Initiated in 2002 by the Saint-Joseph University, Berytech provides a dynamic environment for the creation and development of startups fostering innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.
We seek to be the leaders in supporting innovative companies to scale up, and in shaping the tech and innovation scene in the region using Lebanon as our launch pad.
We offer the right ecosystem for innovative entrepreneurs to create and develop their own startups and SMEs, through research, incubation, business support, networking, mentoring, funding, access to markets, company hosting, and acceleration.
Since Berytech’s inception in 2002, we have housed a repertoire of more than 250 entities, assisted more than 3,150 entrepreneurs in the several outreach programs, created more than 1750 job opportunities, granted more than $600K+ to startups and have been investing more than $70M in Lebanese technology companies.
Member of the European Business Network, Berytech was the first in the region to receive EU accreditation as a Business Innovation Center (BIC). Berytech is also Gold member of the InBIA, the largest member-based entrepreneurial support network in the world, accessing the best industry resources for building thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems across a wide scope of industries and disciplines.
Meet the senior administrators in charge of Berytech’s different departments and programs.
The department offers customized support tracks to entrepreneurs at the different phases of their journey. The team is dedicated to providing the support needed to start, grow and manage a business.
The department is in charge of Berytech’s communications and outreach activities, including content development, website management, social media management, event management, media relations, design, as well as community development and outreach.
Berytech Fab Lab is an open-access digital fabrication lab bringing together a great community of makers and innovators, offering them access to a professional DIY studio in Lebanon.
Meet the team in charge of Berytech’s Finance and Administration.
This team is in charge of Berytech’s Operations, including innovation park management with our vibrant community of companies and entrepreneurs.
The center unit for all regional and international programs that Berytech develops and manages: opening up fundraising opportunities, international linkages and leading initiatives fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.
This team includes those working on the Agrytech and Cleanergy accelerators, on QOOT Cluster, as well as Business Support.
Berytech is Regional Business Promotion Partner of the Lebanon Enterprise Development (LED) USAID-funded Project covering Beirut-Mount Lebanon, Bekaa and South Lebanon.
Berytech is leading the consortium for the MENA Regional Innovation Hub (MENA RIH) – Water and Energy for Food Grand Challenge (WE4F). WE4F is a joint international initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands, Sweden through the Swedish International DevelopmentCooperation Agency (Sida), and the U.S.Agency for International Development (USAID).
We joined forces with a number of partners and stakeholders to service the interests of entrepreneurs. They bring an added value of network connections, resources and opportunities to our community as they cover several areas of expertise including strategy, technology, finance, marketing, innovation & more.