Marc Bou Zeidan has joined Berytech as QOOT Cluster Manager in March 2022. 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.