Future Agro Challenge Competition

Join the largest global competition in food, agtech and agriculture

For two years, 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.

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 Are The Prizes?

Open for entrepreneurs with 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 Processing.

Shortlisted applicants participated in the local competition and pitched in front of a local public.

The First Place Winner of FAC Lebanon earned the title “Lebanese Agripreneur of the Year” and received: 

  • 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 received:

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



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    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.

    Meet Compost Baladi the winner of the Future Agro Challenge 2018- 2019 who received his award from Carla Tanas, Founder of FAC, in the biggest agriculure event in Beirut. Read more 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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