Berytech organized the Green Innovation Days 2022 #GrID2022 on October 11, 12, and 13 at Le Royal Hotel, Dbayeh, funded by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Beirut and the ENI CBC MED.
Berytech is organizing the first edition of the Green Innovation Days 2022 #GrID2022 in Lebanon, on October 11, 12, and 13 at Le Royal Hotel Dbayeh focusing on circularity, sustainable development and innovation in clean technology.
The WeMed Award: Prizes Of Up To €20,000 For Startups & Entrepreneurs In The Textile & Clothing Sector
Applications are open and entrepreneurs can now apply for the WeMed Award, the Mediterranean Prize for Sustainability, funded by the European Union through the SwitchMed program, the ENI CBC Med program and its STAND Up! project.
In order to better protect eco-innovation within the clothing and textiles sector in Lebanon, Berytech launched a consultancy mission to develop a report on the state of play and the current Lebanese landscape regarding Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of eco-innovation in textile enterprises.
Part of the Stand Up! program supporting eco-innovative textile and clothing entrepreneurs, ‘Access to Finance’ is a training that will be offered to 10 selected Lebanese entrepreneurs allowing them to potentially secure funding opportunities and grow their ventures on a local and regional scale.
LVPx is an upcycling and embroidery service where clients can send their clothes or home-wear and get them uniquely hand-embroidered by female artisans living in Beirut. Clients can customize colors and placements before the items are returned to them beautifully packaged and uniquely revived.
La Boutique Sociale is a social enterprise working on zero waste in textile by doing upcycling and recycling. They collect unwanted donated clothes and items and sort them into different categories to be reused in different ways: selling pieces in very good condition to vulnerable people at a very low price, while pieces that are in a bad condition are upcycled in their outlets.
Sisters of the World are making washable, healthy, eco-friendly and affordable menstrual pads and period underwear to substitute the existing single-use, plastic, unhealthy and expensive menstrual products.
Lebamoz collect wasted banana stems and process them into fibers, yarns, and fabrics creating locally produced natural and sustainable raw materials for both local and international markets. Their labor-intensive process empowers rural communities, increases farmer income, and reduces waste and carbon footprint.
Berytech organized a Pitching and showcasing event for the 11 startups who are part of the STAND Up! Growing Innovation Program. Four startups were selected to
Berytech has kicked off the training sessions for 22 green projects selected in the textile and fashion industry. The capacity building phase will run from April until the end of June 2021
Berytech has selected 22 projects out of 131 received applications to join the Stand Up! Growing Innovation Program. They will be implementing circular solutions in fashion and textile while creating a second life to existing material, generating employment, reducing cost, and more benefits on the environmental and social level.
Berytech gathered five articles from across the web for insight and inspiration on what is being done and what could be done to innovate in sustainable fashion.
The deadline to apply to the STAND Up! Growing Innovation Acceleration Program has been postponed until March 31, 2021.