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Mistile Joins the BDD community

3:56 pm in Berytech News by Renata Harb

mistileawardMistile, from Berytech fund portfolio, offers a one of a kind online shopping experience for the Middle East region, mixing fashion and technology to reach all brand lover while selling luxurious product online with remarkable prices.
Awarded the Winner of the Pan Arab Excellence Award “Website of the Year 2014!” under e-commerce category, Mistile was shortlisted among 325 contestants in the Middle East, and was the first Lebanese company to be honored such a prize in the context of the Award Ceremony in Dubai , on the 29th of April 2014. Read the rest of this entry →

Recruiting Information Technology (IT) Support Technician

5:19 pm in Berytech News by Renata Harb

Join our dynamic community!
If you are interested in a job requiring technical support and IT skills now is your chance to join Berytech team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Testing and maintaining electrically wired systems, replacing breakers, plugs, bulbs.
  • Identifying and fixing electrical problems.
  • Monitoring proper functionality of different equipment (generators, elevators, ACs, fans, sanitary) and following up with suppliers.
  • Maintaining and keeping records of signed reports of (CCTV, fire alarm, access control)
  • Maintaining Printers / Fax Machines (clearing paper jams, changing supplies, contacting suppliers for maintenance) and installing printer software Read the rest of this entry →

Mowgli Mentorship Experience Goes Social

10:44 pm in Berytech News, Entrepreneurship by Camille Khoury

MME-March2013As part of the support program for the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) finalists, Mowgli Foundation, in partnership with Berytech, kick started the first yearlong Mowgli Mentoring Experience (MME) for social entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  The GSVC is an international business plan competition for social entrepreneurs, which is gratefully supported by several key partners including Saint-Joseph University, BLC Bank and MercyCorps Egypt. Read the rest of this entry →

Beirut Creative Cluster at the Creative Media Days- Belgium

10:38 pm in Berytech News, Entrepreneurship, General by salim tannous

The Creative Media Days investigate the role of ICT innovation in media, focusing on the creative possibilities and the emergence of new business models. The BCC took part in a series of conferences and workshops that looked into new business models, innovative technology and emerging platforms and applications.

Experimentation, creativity, Future Internet capabilities and Social Innovation are cornerstones of most of the active European Network of Living Labs (ENOLL) in this field. Read the rest of this entry →

The BCC at the Technology & Competitiveness Institute conference in Spain

8:42 am in Berytech News, General by salim tannous

450 delegates from around the world participated in the 15th TCI annual global conference which was held in San Sebastian from the 15th to the 19th of October.

The theme of the conference was “Constructing Place-based Competitiveness in Times of Global Change”. A lot of attention has been given to firm- and cluster- level strategies for competitiveness and strategies for ensuring sustainable competitiveness and development.

Hosted in a part of the world renowned for building competitiveness strategy; the conference also offered an opportunity to share and reflect on the competitiveness trajectory of the Basque Country, a Spanish region with strong tradition, experience and results in cluster and competitiveness policy. Delegates had the chance to explore some of the region’s innovative clusters – renewable energy, machine tools, wine and tourism … – and unique experiences such as the city regeneration of Bilbao or the cooperative organization of Mondragon.

Cluster Tour around Renewable Energy

The Basque Country has a long tradition in energy production. These well-established Basque firms maintain a leading role in new traditional energy projects and are at the forefront of innova­tion in the sector Read the rest of this entry →

BCC Awarded European Label of Excellence

1:56 pm in Berytech News, General by salim tannous

During the 15th TCI annual global conference which was held in San Sebastian from the 15th to the 19th of October, the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis (ESCA) awarded the Beirut Creative Cluster (BCC)  the European Bronze Label for Cluster Management Excellence.

The benchmarking methodology used structured interviews carried out in a workshop format by a director of ESCA. The focus is a review and comparison of the cluster management with respect to various portfolios of cluster organizations worldwide. The special workshop session was offered during the 15th TCI Annual Global Conference.

The methodology of benchmarking of cluster management organizations was developed by: VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH (VDI/VDE-IT) by a special request from the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Since 2007 they have benchmarked more than 250 cluster management organizations. Read the rest of this entry →