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QOOT Lebanon Agri-Food Innovation Cluster
QOOT

Jihane Chahla

Overview

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About us

QOOT works to accelerate innovation in the Agri-Food sector by bringing innovators, knowledge providers, investors and support institutions, all under one umbrella, creating the right environment and offering the services required for Collaboration, Sustainable Growth and Internationalization of the Lebanese Agri Food sector.

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Competence development
  • Mentoring
  • Involvement in a local skills strategy

Cluster composition

  • 75
    Cluster Members
  • 35
    SME's
  • 30
    Large Companies
  • 4
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 5
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Management team

Jihane Chahla has been QOOT Cluster Manager since July 2018. With a background in agricultural engineering and food safety, she has more than 15 years of experience between food safety, quality assurance and control, fundraising, and capacity building in F&B related projects.     In her current role at Berytech, Jihane manages all the activities related to QOOT, Lebanon Agri-Food Innovation cluster.
Jihane Chahla
Cluster Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing:A01 Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities - Manufacturing:C10 Manufacture of food products - Manufacturing:C11 Manufacture of beverages
Technology fields
A\: Human necessities:Agriculture; forestry; animal husbandry; hunting; trapping; fishing
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries
Advanced Packaging

Services

Support services provided

Advisory Services

Further information

Business Innovation support

Matchmaking

Visibility and promotion

Internationalization

Support training services for cluster managers/policy makers

Provision and facilitation of access to training for members - Facilitation of collaboration between members (eg. joint training programs) - Promotion of activities (eg. job fairs and exhibitions)

Upskilling and reskilling expertise

Strategy development

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Competence development - Mentoring - Involvement in a local skills strategy

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

United States
Canada
Morocco
Tunisia

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Netherlands
France
Italy
Spain

Transnational support activites

Promotional Activities - Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs - Support to collaborative activities/etc.

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Upcoming events

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Latest news and documents

Document Published: 17.04.2019
Presentation of the cluster