Catalyzing Cleantech Innovations

Clean technologies are taking center stage in creating smarter and more sustainable ways of living in the face of quick evolving environmental challenges. Berytech is catalyzing cleantech innovations through a yearly three-phase program that allows cleantech entrepreneurs grow their startup from an idea into a scalable business.

Applications for Cleanergy Accelerator Batch I are now open. Apply before June 15, 2020.

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Goals of The Program

Berytech designed and developed the Cleanergy program to make sure Lebanon has the most competitive companies innovating in clean technology.

Creating Jobs

Innovative startups contribute to job creation and sustainable economic development.

Advancing the Ecosystem

Improved policies and business linkages contribute to an enriched ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in cleantech led by the private sector.

Developing the Sector

Exchange with like-minded institutions from the Netherlands and Lebanon coupled with dynamic academia contribute to the improvement of the local business environment and private sector development.

Contributing to SDGs

As a member of the Global Compact Network Lebanon, Berytech enacts the 10 principles of the UNGC and the Agrytech Accelerator Program falls under Berytech’s mission to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Co-funded by The Kingdom of The Netherlands

The Kingdom of The Netherlands has co-funded the Agrytech Accelerator Program over the next two years, under Berytech’s ACT Smart Innovation Hub.

The Netherlands supports programs that are aimed at strengthening the Lebanese social infrastructure and improving prospects for the Lebanese.

Indeed, the current situation in Lebanon shows even more than before that innovation and job creation for youth are needed.

“Renewable energy and economic activities that take into account protection of the environment increasingly are priorities worldwide. It is important for Lebanon to be part of innovation and to provide opportunities to its youth to be part of this.”

H.E. Jan Waltmans – Ambassador the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Lebanon

Under the ACT Smart Innovation Hub

The Cleanergy Accelerator Program is under the ACT Smart Innovation Hub, a new out-of-the-box approach by Berytech aimed at strengthening business advancement and job creation in the Agri-food and Cleantech sectors in Lebanon. 

Berytech supports innovations across these sectors by offering startups the resources, knowledge, support, and funding worth around $100K, necessary to scale their ideas and grow them to penetrate international markets. Learn more.

Our Partners & Network Memberships

Berytech works with several partners in Lebanon and The Kingdom of The Netherlands, and has network memberships aimed at supporting the startups.

Meet The Advisory Board

The Advisory Board consists of prominent professionals, with the main role of advising the Program’s administration and assisting in formulating and implementing its strategic priorities. The Board members also play an important role in setting the Program standards and providing feedback on the market. Moreover, the Advisory Board is an integral component of the Program’s linkage to the Agri-Food and Cleantech sectors; the members act as ambassadors of the Program within their communities and beyond. 

Mr. Maroun N. Chammas

Chairman and CEO of Berytech

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Meet The Team

The team includes professionals in their sectors, backed by Berytech’s community.

Need more info?

If you have any questions about Berytech’s Cleanergy Program, please email us on cleanergy@berytech.org, and we will get back to you.

Contributing to SDGs

As a member of the Global Compact Network Lebanon, Berytech enacts the 10 principles of the UNGC and the Cleanergy program falls under Berytech’s mission to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.