Grow your agrifood startup with a tech solution

 Join the Agrytech Accelerator Program to receive up to $100K in cash grants and business support needed to grow your agrifood startup in less than one year.

While applications are closed at the moment, you can pre-apply to the program by filling out this interest form.

Hackathon Agri-food technology

The accelerator in brief

A track record in growing Lebanon’s most innovative agrifood startups

The Agrytech Accelerator Program is a 2-phase program through which Berytech supports entrepreneurs with tech innovations in the agrifood sector, offering them the resources, knowledge, networks and funding they need to grow their ventures.

12 Startups

supported per batch

10-Month Support

throughout two phases

Up to $100K

in grants and technical support per startup

Reasons to apply

Develop your solution and grow your venture with tailored support

Startup Funding

Up to $29K cash injections into incubated startups

Prototyping Facilities

Access to an electronics & hardware Fabrication Lab with technical support

Business Coaching

Bootcamps, training, and one-on-one mentoring sessions developing entrepreneurial competencies

Customer Access

Support in connections and visibility in local & international markets

Industry Connections

Linkages to the agrifood community and a pool of dedicated local and international experts

Immersion trips

Opportunity to travel to the Netherlands supported by Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and StartLife Accelerator

Eligibility criteria

The Agrytech Accelerator Program is open for agrifood startups with tech solutions

The program is sourcing early-stage startups with scalable technology solutions in the agrifood sector with the following criteria :

  • Are partially or fully operating in Lebanon

  • Have at least two co-founders, one of whom is Lebanese

  • Working on a tech-enabled or science-based product or service

  • Have a validated prototype or MVP in the agrifood value chain

  • Have a multidisciplinary and complementary team

  • Preferably have a positive social or environmental impact

  • Are willing to commit to a 10-month program

    The program's timeline

    Throughout the program, startups will receive training and mentorship on product development, marketing and go-to-market, finance, legal, intellectual property, management, fundraising, governance and pitching.

    This will allow them to build their MVP, test it with early adopters; develop the financial, marketing, management, and operational aspects of their business; deliver a compelling startup pitch; and sharpen the personal entrepreneurial skills of the founders.

    Acceleration Phase

    Twelve selected startups will receive capacity building to join the Acceleration phase.

    Incubation Phase

    Eight startups will be selected to continue to the Incubation phase. 

    Grow your agrifood startup with the Agrytech Accelerator Program

    While applications are closed at the moment, you can pre-apply to the program by filling out this interest form.

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