The challenges facing the agri-food sector in Lebanon are numerous. Players from across the sector share their challenges, as the Agrytech Hackathon approaches.
Vote for Compost Baladi from Lebanon – addressing the challenge of residential and communal untreated wastewater and untreated organic waste, who is heading to the Future Agro Challenge in Greece to compete for the title of Agripreneur of the Year 2019.
Berytech announced that applications are now open for the Agrytech Hackathon 2019 taking place at the Innovation Park in Mar Roukoz on the 23-24-25 August 2019, with field trips scheduled on August 22, and a closing ceremony for the 2-year program on August 28.
Meet Selim Yasmine, a marketer with a passion for wine, and for good reason. After a long career in marketing, Salim’s passion led him to develop 209 Lebanese Wine – an online platform that showcases, sells and delivers Lebanese wine to Lebanon and the world.
Berytech has taken its Ideathon weekends to the Bekaa, Mount Lebanon and North Lebanon giving the opportunity to both students and professionals to collaborate and innovate solutions to challenges in food, agriculture, water, energy, and waste.
Meet the 9 entrepreneurs enrolled in Berytech’s Agrytech Accelerator program who pitched their startups to a room full of professionals, experts, investors, academics and students at the Lebanon Agri-Food Innovation Day 2019. They are in the third phase of the Accelerator and preparing to scale their business.
The Mushtic team, currently enrolled in Berytech’s Agrytech Accelerator program, won the 2019 Hult Prize Lebanon semifinals over the weekend, earning them a spot at the Hult Prize Global Accelerator program in London this summer. The result keeps them in the running for the first prize of $1 million in seed capital.
touch mobile telecommunications and data operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, has announced a partnership with IOTree, Lebanon’s first wireless network of smart traps for harmful pests, at the Agri-Food Innovation Day organized by Berytech in partnership with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
The 9 finalist startup teams of Berytech’s Agrytech Program recently went through an intensive Scaling Bootcamp to help them develop a growth plan for their solutions. The four-day program was executed by Agrytech’s training partner, the IES with the support of the Agrytech certified team of trainers.