STAND Up! Soft-landing & Access to Market

Part of the STAND Up! program supporting eco-innovative textile and clothing entrepreneurs, the soft-landing voucher scheme is offered to 6 Lebanese startups to grow their ventures and access regional and Mediterranean markets.

Applications are closed.

Activity In Brief

The Soft-landing voucher will provide ventures in the clothing and textile sector from Lebanon and the region the opportunity to access international markets, establish an overseas sales presence, boost their businesses internationally, and be able to grasp global partnership opportunities.

Benefits & Opportunities

Selected winning teams will benefit from a soft landing and access to market voucher valued at 3000+ euros each including:

  • Connecting with local industry players & meeting stakeholders from the region.
  • Gaining a better understanding of the regional markets, trends, and opportunities.
  • Learning the processes to scale their business & find out about the available resources
  • Building potential partnerships & a customer base.
  • Testing their solution in new markets.
  • Travel missions and participate in exhibitions and fairs.
  • Matchmaking with business support organizations and/or international business experts to receive specialized support and assistance on your business strategy, marketing plan, legal and financial.
  • Marketing and visibility services for international exposure.

Who Can Apply?

  • Early and growth stage scalable eco-innovative ventures in the textile and clothing sectors
  • Innovative ventures with a viable revenue model and existing operations in the market
  • 50% of the selected entrepreneurs should be youth
  • 50 % of the selected entrepreneurs should be women


About STAND Up!

Berytech is a partner of STAND Up! Sustainable Textile Action for Networking and Development of circular economy business ventures in the Mediterranean, an EU-funded project under the ENI CBC Med programme.

The STAND Up! project addresses the need for transition to an environmentally and socially responsible circular model in the textile sector, a traditional key industry in the Mediterranean with an undoubtful cross-border nature. 

The project intends to support textile entrepreneurs and eco-innovative ventures in 5 participating countries and help them seize the business opportunities and employment that the green evolution will inevitably generate in the region. 

STAND Up! goal is ambitious and so is its scope with many actions to be undertaken in training, financial grants, market stimulation, technology transfer, Intellectual Property Rights protection, etc. 

As a result, the SMEs of the sector will be more competitive and, at aggregate level, the value chain will be strengthened, and new cross-border linkages established.

Need more info?

If you have any questions about the STAND Up! Project, please contact