Under THE NEXT SOCIETY project, Berytech organized the fourth advocacy panel meeting to showcase the project’s achievements over five years and highlight the impact of the activities held under it to empower the Lebanese Technology Transfer Ecosystem on a national scale.
The Research to Innovation Lab is intended to empower technology transfer officers in universities in managing commercialization processes for applied research, opening up opportunities for business and industrial collaboration and local and international exposure.
Two clusters were selected from each of Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia to benefit from a technical assistance voucher with a value of 5000 euros used to assist clusters in developing their growth strategy and expanding business opportunities.
NanoEbers is an Egyptian startup that has developed highly effective hemostatic sponges that have superior mechanical properties and can absorb up to 60 times their weight of blood and can stop bleeding instantly. Their performance exceeds that of imported hemostatic sponge while NanoEbers is producing the sponges at a low production cost due to lower local manufacturing and a patent-pending manufacturing process.
Seven startups have completed the incubation phase of the Regional Innovation Factory program. The teams received incubation support from Berytech and THE NEXT SOCIETY partners available in each country and a grant of 10,000€ to turn their research project into a scalable business.
Sila is an online platform that gives shy students a comfortable means of participating by allowing them to send their comments on the application, which posts it on the class’s projected presentation. Students can create anonymous discussions for the whole class to see, all while building their courage to speak up. The platform is combining the findings of online learning into the physical classroom for inclusivity for all students.
At OCT Analysis, we’re creating a software that integrates into the OCT machine of the physician and automates patient assessment and evaluation using Artificial Intelligence. We started out with certain eye diseases that we’re digitizing with a goal of creating a holistic and versatile platform that will relieve some of the clinical burden off the doctor.
Natasha-Christina was a guest speaker at Berytech’s Euro-Med Scale Up Innovation Day where she shared some tips for Lebanese entrepreneurs on how to reach out to the Lebanese diaspora and what to keep in mind.