Idea Lab

Idea Lab: Bringing your Agrifoodtech and Cleantech Ideas into Reality!

The Program

In Brief

The IdeaLab Program is a two-month cycle that allows startups to learn how to identify their problem, validate their solution in the market and create a strong team that has the capacity to take on the challenge and scale their startup. This program is in partnership with Berytech and co-funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands under the ACT Smart Innovation Hub, a comprehensive initiative launched by Berytech to enable the Lebanese entrepreneurial ecosystem and stimulate innovation and startup creation in the agriculture, food, and clean technology sectors.

This application is open for rural dwellers from the South Mount Lebanon (Chouf, Aley, Baabda, Matn, and Iqleem) with a tech early-stage startup. Apply below for a chance to take part in this exclusive startup program.

The Partners

Type of Support

  • Benefit from technical and business support
  • Receive mentoring and¬†coaching
  • Get up to $1.5K in cash¬†grants
  • Connect and collaborate with startups, partners, mentors, and investors.

Eligibility Criteria

The applying teams should:

  • Teams should have a solution addressing challenges in the agri-food or cleantech sectors‚ÄĮ**
  • Contain at least two co-founders.
  • Contain at least one representative who is Lebanese and residing in Lebanon.
  • Be able to commit to the two-month program.
  • Be idea stage startups that did not receive advanced incubation support.
  • Have a solution addressing challenges in the agri-food or cleantech¬†sectors
  • Preferably work on an innovation that drives a positive social or environmental impact.
  • Have multidisciplinary and complementary team members (recommended).

** To know more about these two sectors, download these TWO PDF folders:

Call to Action

We’re looking forward to having you participate in our Agrifoodtech and Cleantech Idea Lab Startup Incubation program and supporting your startup journey! Click on the button below to access the application and apply now!

Contact Information

For any inquiries or questions regarding this program you can reach us at [email protected] or via phone number: +961 78 807 966