Stand Up! Calling for hosting organizations – Italy-1

Posted on June 2, 2022

Supporting ventures coming from Lebanon to explore international opportunities and access new market In Italy.

Project Background

Berytech is launching The Textile soft-landing voucher scheme, in the context of the STAND-Up! ENICBCMED program Funded by EU.  This is an activity that aims to give early and growth-stage entrepreneurs in the textile and clothing sector opportunities to grow their ventures and access regional and Mediterranean markets and connections they need to expand into an overseas market and explore business opportunities and partnerships.

Participating ventures will be matched with a hosting organization or attend conferences that will help them enter new markets and expand their business through customized business development, visibility and marketing services, and regional field visit opportunities.


Supporting ventures coming from Lebanon to explore international opportunities and access new markets by:

  • Assisting them through technical expertise and advisory to have a better understanding of the regional markets, trends, and opportunities and explore the best strategy to access a specific market and scale their business operations
  • Facilitate exchange and meetings with local stakeholders to explore the business, testing &/or funding opportunities

Scope Of Work

The hosting partner must commit to providing peers with relevant details of potential markets in their region and facilitate meetings with relevant stakeholders in addition to providing access to market expertise.

The host offers:
Help to accelerate foreign companies’ learning processes, help them make contacts in the new country, and provide access to the resources necessary to meet their business goals.
Specialized support and assistance by experts and advisors on strategy, marketing, legal, financial, cultural, and practical issues of doing business in the country of reference;
Fast track access to the local business community and stakeholders through facilitated meetings (meetings and networking events with customers, clients, partners, or suppliers)

About The Startup

SLD is a new initiative by Fabric Aid with the aim of upcycling suits and transforming them to one size, unisex upper clothes (They will be manufacturing SLD in Lebanon and sending back the clothes to Europe for distribution)

Target Country: Italy (Eligible territories: Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Lazio, Liguria, Puglia, Sardegna, Sicilia, Toscana)


  • Support in collecting and locating suit tailors to collect fabric waste and increase their production
  • Access to fashion weeks, events, and conferences to connect with potential business partners, to get exposure and to get exposure to the new trends and market needs
  • Support in securing visits and meetings with different distributors, sellers, and resellers to potentially secure collaborations, partnerships, and agreements

The Hosting Organization will be requested to prepare an agenda in coordination with Berytech and the startup in question (including technical expertise, meetings, trainings, site visits, etc. and excluding travel logistics) and host the entrepreneurs for few days to execute the plan.

How to apply

Documents and proposals must be sent to  by July 8, 2022, at the latest, with the subject: “Standup – Softlanding TOR ” Applicant must be located in Italy.


About Berytech

Berytech is a leading organization in the Entrepreneurial Eco-system in Lebanon, that aims to provide a conducive environment for the creation and development of startups, through incubation, business support, counseling, funding, networking, and company hosting, hence taking part in the economic revival of the country, participating in wealth and job creation, and retaining graduates and high-level skills in Lebanon.