Testing Support Vouchers in the Water- Food – Energy Nexus sector, EU-funded NEX-LABS project Lebanon

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Calling innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs, and startups from Lebanon to apply to the NEX-LABS Testing Support Vouchers in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus sector to test their research or product and validate it.

This voucher will grant 8 startups, researchers or innovators 5,000 euros of support enabling them to access to the physical infrastructure and know-how required to properly and objectively test their NEXUS-related products.

The voucher aims to support early-stage innovations by testing or validating their new innovations: prototypes, products, services, materials, pilot processes, methods.

Who Can Apply?

  • Startups or entrepreneurs working on innovations within the Water-Energy-Food NEXUS sector.
  • Researchers, Faculty Members, and Lab Members working on validating their research.
  • The innovation or technology project should be innovative, applicable in the market, scalable, and has a clear business model.
  • The person or team should have sufficient expertise in the field of the project.

Key Benefits & Opportunities

  • Access to infrastructure and testing services.
  • Early diagnosis of potential errors and product/service/research validation.
  • Expert feedback and advice.
  • Access to the NEX-LABS regional network which features stakeholders in the WEF-NEXUS field and allows communication and networking among regional innovators, suppliers, partners, prospective clients, etc.
  • Access to a wide network of likeminded entrepreneurs, experts in the field, and potential investors.
  • Invitation to participate and benefit from the subsequent NEX-LABS activities for the upcoming year.

Countries covered:

  • Lebanon