Berytech has launched The Food System Challenge to improve food security and increase resilience in the food system in Lebanon through business support, technical assistance, in-kind grants, and support packages to SMEs to enable their ideas and boost their growth.
Berytech has partnered with SPARK to help entrepreneurs launch their business ideas and grow their startups with a program that offers them technical and financial support.
Twenty independent entrepreneurs and innovators working on solutions in the Dairy Value Chain attended a 6-day online training program to address the opportunities and challenges in the Dairy sector in Lebanon as part of the TRANSDAIRY program.
Through the GIL Program, Berytech and UNICEF brought several technical workshops to support the youth in learning new skills that can be applied at the Fab Lab and in a professional setting, delivered by Berytech’s Fab Lab team in collaboration with skilled and professional trainers.
The fourth batch enrolled in Berytech’s Agrytech Accelerator has completed the first phase of the program: the validation phase. Over two months, the teams went through the validation phase of the program, receiving a grant of up to $2,000 each along with business and technical assistance defining their objectives and validating assumptions about the problem the startup is solving.
Joanna Jurdy interviewed Berytech’s Deputy GM Ramy Boujawdeh for the Fast Forward podcast, to talk about the challenges and opportunities that entrepreneurs in Lebanon are presented with.
The Crisis Management for Women-Led Businesses program provided support to 160 women entrepreneurs in Lebanon, helping them to grow sustainable businesses that are market-oriented, profitable, scalable while facilitating job creation or maintaining existing jobs.