Marc Bou Zeidan

Cluster Manager

Marc Bou Zeidan has joined Berytech in March 2022 as QOOT Cluster Manager. His main mission is to implement the three pillars of QOOT Cluster strategy which are: innovation for agri-food SMEs readiness, innovation for agri-food SMEs competitiveness and innovation for agri-food SMEs internationalization.

Marc is an agricultural engineer and holds a Ph.D. in food microbiology and biotechnology. He has more than ten years of experience in research and academics and published eight peer-reviewed scientific articles.

Marc has been involved in the agri-food industry as a technical consultant for several years in fermented food production of dairy, alcoholic beverages and other sectors, focusing on R&D and innovation processes. He has also developed several vocational training curricula and trained many trainers on topics related to sustainable food value chains.

In 2017, Marc has co-founded Elmir Brewing Company, a high-end craft brewery that has been awarded several global awards for its innovative “Produits de Terroir” categories.

Marc is a nature lover and grabs every opportunity for outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing and camping.

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