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Programmes

  • September 2020

    December 2022

    INVESTMED
    Startups and micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the Mediterranean region face burgeoning economic and environmental challenges as they strive to remain competitive, sustainable, innovative, and extend their reach to international markets. INVESTMED aims to support such budding enterprises in three Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs), Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia, with particular focus on on young people and women current and aspiring entrepreneurs.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Sustainable/Eco/Organic Products
    Beyond Group
  • February 2021
    March 2022
    GIMED – Green Applied Research and Innovations Support Program
    GIMED will build the capacities of these selected researchers and innovators throughout a 10-month program, offering them the needed access to financing and networking opportunities and supporting them to develop their green business model to bring their innovation to the Mediterranean markets, contribute to a greener economy, and secure more jobs, especially for women and youths. Selected projects span across energy-saving, pollution-prevention, waste-recycling, and environmental solutions.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Energy-saving, Pollution-prevention, Waste-recycling, and Environmental solutions
    Berytech
  • March 2021

    December 2021

    GA-ME – Green Accelerator Middle East
    Innovative businesses across the water, sanitation, waste, food, and healthsectors will be accelerated and supported to expand their market and impact growth through tailored training and coaching.
    Entrepreneurs at growth stage
    Sustainable Water Treatment and /or Sanitation
    cewas
  • February 2021

    June 2022

    Lebanon Growth Accelerator
    Join the Lebanon Growth Accelerator, Bloom’s program to support 10 high-potential enterprises. The program is almost entirely remote and online, and so accessible to companies across Lebanon. We will help grow your business through a four-month program driven by our project-based learning methodology and world-class support.
    Entrepreneurs at growth stage
    regenerative agriculture, renewable energy, health and wellness, media and culture
    bloom
  • March 2021

    July 2021

    Energy Innovation hub for innovative green energy solutions
    The Nucleus Ventures is running the Energy Innovation Hub Program, powered by UNDP, funded by the European Union, and in partnership with Ovation and LAU-FMIC. The program aims to drive Lebanon towards cleaner energy through fostering the creativity of its current innovators. With average investment tickets reaching up to $25,000, the program will help transform ideas into high-growth companies with sustainable solutions, fulfilling the program’s motto, “Transitioning to Renewable Energy”.
    Entrepreneurs at growth stage
    Renewable Energy or Energy Efficiency
    Nucleus Ventures
  • January 2021

    11 months

    Agrytech Accelerator
    Catalyzing Innovations From Farm To Fork. Through the third edition of the Agrytech Accelerator Program and with support from the Kingdom of The Netherlands, Berytech continues to source the top startups with disruptive innovations in the Agri-Food sector and provide them with the adequate technical and business resources as well as community support to scale their ideas into successful businesses with global impact.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Organic or Regenerative Agriculture
    Berytech
  • September 2020

    30 months

    NexLabs Project
    The NEX-LABS project funded by ENI CBCMED aims to support the implementation of clean technologies for sustainable and resilient growth of agri-food sector production based on a more efficient use of energy (renewable/solar solutions) and water (wastewater treatment, water harvesting or reuse solutions) in Mediterranean Partner Countries region thanks to the contribution of ICT such as blockchain technology, Internet or the Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Big Data.
    All Entrepreneurs
    Sector agnostic
    Berytech
  • January 2020

    36 months

    Phemac Project
    The PHEMAC project is co-funded by the European Union under the PRIMA program. This project consists of creating an interactive IHUB platform which aims to capitalize on the results and best practices of the innovative projects carried out and those in progress linked to NEXUS and more particularly in the fields of water and agriculture in the Euro-Mediterranean region. PHEMAC aims to develop and disseminate an interactive platform that will gather and share best practices focused on PRIMA SRIA priorities, involving a wide range of stakeholders from the farming system, water management and agri-food sectors.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Sector agnostic
    Berytech
  • September 2019

    11 months

    Cleanergy Accelerator
    Catalyzing Cleantech Innovations Clean technologies are taking center stage in creating smarter and more sustainable ways of living in the face of quick evolving environmental challenges. Berytech is catalyzing cleantech innovations through a yearly three-phase program that allows cleantech entrepreneurs grow their startup from an idea into a scalable business.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sector agnostic
    Berytech
  • September 2019

    2 years

    Transdairy Program
    TRANSDAIRY, coordinated by the University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” (Italy), aims to enhance the technological transfer among research, industry and SMEs in the fields of Key Enabling Technologies applied to the Dairy Value Chain, by the creation of Living Labs, the increase of institutional capacities through training, and the development of market intelligence for sustainability and consolidation of spin-offs.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Sector agnostic
    Berytech
  • February 2021

    30 months

    Investmed
    Startups and micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the Mediterranean region face burgeoning economic and environmental challenges as they strive to remain competitive, sustainable, innovative, and extend their reach to international markets. INVESTMED aims to support such budding enterprises in three Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs), Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia, with particular focus on on young people and women current and aspiring entrepreneurs.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Sustainable/Eco/Organic Products
    Beyond Group
  • March 2021

    3 weeks

    2021 StacksMENA Bootcamp
    In early 2021, StacksMENA in partnership with GIZ Egypt, Pravica, Changelabs and Fixed Solutions, launched MENA’s 1st blockchain bootcamp, to help entrepreneurs build their technology on this new groundbreaking platform.
    All Entrepreneurs
    Sector agnostic
    Changelabs
  • January 2021

    3 years

    SEMD (Strengthening Social Entrepreneurship for Migration & Development), including 2021 Scale up for Impact
    The main objective of SEMD is to contribute to strengthening the social entrepreneurship ecosystem that enables the development of innovative entrepreneurial solutions to migration & development challenges in Jordan, Egypt, and Lebanon. It includes ecosystem exchange events, capacity building for support organizations, and a Scale-up for Impact program for social entrepreneurs.
    Entrepreneurs at growth stage
    Sector agnostic
    Beyond Group, GFA, Changelabs
  • January 2021

    6 months

    BIG By Orange
    Changelabs ran the BIG by orange season 8 scale up accelerator where 6 companies were trained for 6 months.
    Entrepreneurs at growth stage
    Sector agnostic
    Changelabs
  • August 2021

    8 months

    FANTASMEM Design Entrepreneurship Incubator Programme
    The FANTASMEM Design Entrepreneurship Incubator Programme was delivered by the Goethe Institut in partnership with EcoConsulting to further support the Cultural and Creative Industries in Lebanon. Twenty-five creative entrepreneurs and design freelancers from various fields of design were selected to participate in successive training and knowledge transfer sessions, capacity building webinars and technical workshops, access to expertise, individual coaching, individual mentoring, and community building activities. The focus was on sustainable design and how to transition their business ideas to circular business models, following the SwitchMed Green Entrepreneurship methodology and using www.theswitchers.org platform for eco-entrepreneurs.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sector agnostic
    Circular Hub
  • Summer 2021

    1 year

    SwitchMed – Green entrepreneurship programme
    The “Switchers Support Programme” provides green entrepreneurs to develop their viable green business model canvas and to eco-design their products and services, then get the chance to be selected for incubation.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sector agnostic
    Fondation Diane
  • October 2021

    1 year

    REFIT: Retrofitting of public buildings through green technologies
    This project consists of conducting a comprehensive analysis of the current and potential batteries value chain in Lebanon and of promoting innovative renewable energy solutions for SMEs.
    All Entrepreneurs
    Renewable Energy or Energy-efficiency
    Fondation Diane
  • Rolling basis all year long

    3 months

    GIL
    GIL aims to provide increased income generation opportunities for youth through the development of Entrepreneurship and digital skills. Thematic green entrepreneurship classes are run in certain areas throughout the year. Following ideation, youth pitch for a chance to receive coaching & incubation support along wih seed funding to go forward with their business idea.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sector agnostic
    INJAZ Lebanon
  • October 2021

    3 months

    SPROUT-Growing Green Entrepreneurs
    To be updated soon.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sector agnostic
    INJAZ Lebanon
  • March 2021

    Ongoing

    SPARK
    SPARK helps entrepreneurs to develop their ideas into viable solutions, validate their solutions with a customer-centric and international focus and turn their solutions into scalable business.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sector agnostic
    LAU – FMIC
  • Ongoing

    Ongoing

    Circular Hub Tracks & Certificates
    The Circular Hub is a physical and online space created by EcoConsulting to learn about the environment, the circular economy, sustainability, climate change as well as eco & social entrepreneurship, through a variety of seminars, workshops, activities & games. The Circular Hub offers four knowledge-sharing tracks: a. The Circular Economy & Eco-Design b. Green Buildings & Sustainable Neighborhoods c. Sustainability, Climate Change & Environmental Knowledge d. Eco Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation.
    All Entrepreneurs
    Sector agnostic
    Circular Hub
  • November 2021

    1 year

    Halaqa for Entrepreneurs
    We are supporting 10 SMEs working in the circular economy value chains and aim to create employment through accelerated workshops. We have started phase 1 on Nov 08; out of the selected startups, 5 will be shortlisted for the Halaqa program and receive technical expert support with $10K no-equity funding, over a 6-month period.
    Entrepreneurs at growth stage
    Sector agnostic
    Makesense
  • Ongoing

    Ongoing

    Entrerpreneurship, business support, green and social expertise
    Proquale specializes in green and social entrepreneurs support including: environmental & circular economy advice, social entrepreneurship design and advise, strategy, business and management coaching for entrepreneurs.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Sector agnostic
    Proquale
  • April 2021

    June 2021

    STAND Up! Accelerator in the fashion and textile industry
    #STANDUPprogram #GOMED
    Berytech is calling for innovators and entrepreneurs in the fashion, clothing and textile sectors to apply for the STAND Up! Growing Innovation Program and turn their solutions into scalable, environment-friendly businesses contributing to fashion industry.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Eco-Fashion
    Berytech
  • March 2021

    Ongoing

    OMDI
    The French Embassy and the Institut français du Liban with makesense are launching the second call for application to Omdi أمضي: a program to support young citizen-based initiatives and startups that are solving a local challenge in Lebanon. This program includes up to 20 000 USD grants, one to one coaching, mentoring from experts, and community support. The program is looking for environmental/social startups/projects that have been on the market for more than a year, and supported by or linked to a municipality. We will be selecting 3 or 4 projects to join the existing 10 projects that joined in 2020.
    Entrepreneurs at early stage
    Sector agnostic
    makesense
  • 3 months

    Water Innovation Lab Lebanon
    The Water Innovation Lab (WIL) program serves to support the development of youth-led solutions to water challenges and engage a diverse network of collaborators. The past decade has seen tremendous success with the expansion of the WIL program globally which has to date delivered 17 programs, across 5 continents, 9 countries, and has trained 1,350 young water leaders, engaged 275 mentors, and initiated 100+ water innovation projects.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sustainable Water Treatment and /or Sanitation
    Waterlution
  • February 2022

    February 2022

    EntreBoost
    We are supporting youth to develop a successful and creative business idea by conducting Ideation online sessions with Lynda Achkouty.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sector agnostic
    Michel Daher Foundation
  • Ongoing

    Land Design – Sustainability Learning Space
    1 – Holistic Land Design – Eedama’s team is able to design a space with a holistic view of the environment, with all its components creating an interwoven fabric: food, waste, water, soil, animals, plants, people, and structures. The team assists architects, clients and students in analyzing and improving their design in order to achieve their sustainability goals.
    2 – Sustainable Learning Spaces – Eedama assesses the site, sets eco-friendly installations (Farming, compost, water, solar energy, urban planning) . We then design proposals and 3d renders that we further implement and maintain. Additionally, we offer training sessions and manuals.
    3 – Mobile installations – Eedama designs and delivers various installations that can be designed all together or separately. These installations tackle an item of the interaction between humans and their environment (both natural and urban). Include:Green Walls / Roofs – Green Houses – Hydroponics systems- Vertical Gardening Towers- Aquaponics systems – Upcycled & reclaimed furniture- Compost systems- Organic gardens.
    All entrepreneurs
    Sector agnostic
    Eedama
  • Ongoing

    Green Entrepreneurship
    Eedama has established an expertise on social and responsible entrepreneurship in all its aspects, and has been working in particular in the Lebanese context that is made of multiple crises. On one hand, Eedama developed a complete training for startups, from ideation to organization of the company and pitching for it, including the work on the self and the individual. The complete training can last between 15 and 30 days. Each module has a duration of several days, and can still be delivered individually. On the other hand, Eedama created a number of sessions related to handling crises in the smoothest and most adapted way. A crisis being by definition an unknown change, we do not give any solutions, we give tools to a number of players to assess and evolve. Our programs are organized around three pillars: The self (the individual), the organization, the business (or funding) model. Eedama delivers a number of modules related to managing a small and responsible business, including sustainability (financial, human, environmental) and impact assessment (social, environmental).
    All entrepreneurs
    Sector agnostic
    Eedama
  • Ongoing

    Program title
    Eedama presents Educational workshops related to sustainability for kids and adults. These workshops include field trips, interactive activities which are related to technology, science, role playing, and sustainability. Eedama focuses as well on Eco-tourism in the UAE and Lebanon. In addition, Eedama offers different training for teachers.

    Activities – eco tours” – Travel, explore and discover green initiatives around the world (or around the corner) with Eedama!
    Eedama offers a range of eco-touristic tours around the world. Whether you are a conscious traveler looking for exciting experiences, a student or a researcher seeking scientific knowledge and expertise, a company looking for team building activities, or just someone willing to know more about sustainable initiatives, we got you covered!

    Team Building
    Eedama organizes engaging team building field trips for you to bond with nature through experiential activities, tours, camping trips and outdoor activities to various exciting destinations. These trips will allow you to learn more about sustainability, experience real life examples, and have great fun while leaving an impact and contributing to a greener future!.

    All entrepreneurs
    Sector agnostic
    Eedama
  • November 2021

    June 2022 (7 months)

    Entrepreneurship program
    It is an ideation/accelerator program for idea stage startups offering teams an intensive bootcamps, trainings and coaching to turn their ideas into sucessful businesses. We focus on social and green entrepreneurship.
    Entrepreneurs at ideation stage
    Sector agnostic
    Farah Social Foundation
  • February 2022

    February 2023 (24 months)

    RESET: PROMOTING GREEN & SUSTAINABLE BUSINESSES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
    RESET is an EU project funded through the ENI CBC MED Programme that aims to support the creation of green and sustainable businesses in the Mediterranean.The goal is to catalyze economic, environmental and social impact stemming from green and circular businesses through capacity building and development of the local, national and regional support ecosystems.
    All entrepreneurs
    Sector agnostic
    Beyond Group
  • January 2022

    March -June 2022

    GHAYYIR Acceleration
    If you are a green entrepreneur, you are probably already contributing to climate change adaptation and mitigation, without knowing or leveraging it!
    Ghayyir Acceleration will highlight and grow the climate change impact of enterprises focused on water, waste, bio-products, agriculture and food, ecosystem health, energy efficiency and related intelligence.
    Entrepreneurs at growth stage
    Sector agnostic
    cewas
  • November 2019

    July 2023 (32 months)

    Mediterranean Integrated Alliance on Waste for cities and citizens MED-InA
    Cities on both sides of the Mediterranean face important environmental challenges and increasing costs to collect and treat waste, including expensive investments in landfills or incinerators. The MED-InA project proposes to develop and roll out a “Circular Economy” public policy adapted to Mediterranean cities as an exemplary and participatory approach for waste reduction, reuse, and recycling.
    All entrepreneurs
    Recycling or Upcycling Waste
    AUB-NCC
  • November 2019

    July 2023 (32 months)

    Wine Innovations for Sustainable Economies (WISE)
    The aim of WISE was to pilot a circular economy approach in Lebanese wineries and demonstrate the effectiveness of composting in the process of wine making. The team piloted a composting pile experiment on Chateau Kefraya premises, our main beneficiary, as part of the project.
    Entrepreneurs at growth stage
    Circular Economy
    AUB-NCC
  • March 2022

    June 2022

    CEEDD
    “Greening your Business” doesn’t only reduce environmental costs but also improves your business’ reputation.
    Hereby, the 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗶𝗿 𝗼𝗳 “𝗙𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗗𝗶𝗮𝗻𝗲” 𝗶𝗻 𝗘𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗘𝗰𝗼-𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘇𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 & 𝗦𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 (𝗖𝗘𝗘𝗗𝗗) offers you an online interactive MOOC with eminent experts and technical assistance from 𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗣 where you can get a certificate in “Sustainable Businesses Leading to Economic Growth”
    All entrepreneurs
    Sustainable Education
    Fondation Diane