Are you a researcher or an entrepreneur working on an early-stage prototype and technology solution that solves challenges in Water, Energy or Food in Lebanon? Apply to the Go2Market Hackathon and get the chance to turn your project into a scalable venture.
The deadline to apply is August 31, 2022.
Under the PHEMAC project, Berytech is organizing the second edition of the Go2Market Hackathon that will enable innovators to validate their innovation in the market, further strengthen their know-how and define their go to market strategy tapping in Lebanon and in Water-Energy-Food Nexus sector (WEF-NEXUS).
The selected projects will go over an intensive program where they will receive technical and practical guidance with experts in the WEF-NEXUS sector, develop their commercialization and market strategy, learn about basic financial modelling, validate their innovation in the market, learn about Intellectual Property Rights and prepare a pitch to present it to investors and partners.
The Go2Market Hackathon will take place in person in Beirut, Lebanon on 5, 6 and 7 September, 2022.
Following the intensive 3-days hackathon, the selected projects will be participating in two major events taking place in Beirut, Lebanon.
Applying will give you access to Go2market Hackathon and an opportunity to connect with key stakeholders in the WEF-NEXUS.
Applicants will be assessed based on the strength of the application, including technology innovation assessment, the economic viability and scalability potential of the project, and the team expertise and motivation
10 projects will be selected from Lebanon to get a support adapted to the local context while having access to regional linkages and opportunities.
The main topics of the hackathon training are:
The PHEMAC project is co-funded by the European Union under the PRIMA program. This project consists of creating an interactive IHUB platform which aims to capitalize on the results and best practices of the innovative projects carried out and those in progress linked to NEXUS and more particularly in the fields of water and agriculture in the Euro-Mediterranean region. PHEMAC will focus on best practices and projects related to farming system, water and food. PHEMAC has been designed considering already defined strategic priorities to develop the framework for cooperation in the MPC region and face future Water Ecosystem, Food and their NEXUS challenges through an open innovation approach supported by an enhanced public-private sector cooperation.
Berytech is an implementing partner in Lebanon of the PHEMAC project and activities, including the setting up of an innovation support helpdesk to facilitate the successful replication of cataloged and validated best practices in the EU-MPC region, the organization of innovation weeks, hackathon events, bootcamp and Go2market support activities.
The PHEMAC project is implemented by 12 partners, distributed among several countries in the Mediterranean: Spain, Egypt, Italy, Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, France and Tunisia.
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