The Asher Center for
innovation & entrepreneurship
Supporting innovators and aspiring entrepreneurs to uplift the economic future of Lebanese communities.
INVESTING IN YOUR
Supporting students in their efforts to build
companies that keep jobs and generate wealth in Lebanon,
uplifting the national economy.
Retain Talented Innovators
Providing young innovators with opportunities
to fulfill their potential and create a positive
impact in Lebanon.
Nurture Community Leadership
Encouraging students to become leaders in their communities, through honing their team management and problem-solving skills and asserting leadership in their business ventures.
WHAT ACIE CAN OFFER
acie does it again
FLAGSHIP PROJECTS THAT MAKES US PROUD
USEK-ACIE is the official incubator of Safir Project in Lebanon
“Safir is an ambitious project supporting youth and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 9 countries across the MENA region. It aims at creating a favorable environment that fosters youth participation in the development of entrepreneurial projects with socio-cultural and environmental impact.”
2022 Babson Collaborative Student Global Challenge
“The best university in entrepreneurship: Babson college organized its yearly global student challenge engaging 1217 students from 25 Collaborative member institutions in 17 countries. They presented 356 projects that address the UN SDGs and aim to make the world a better place. For the first time, USEK students Margot Wehbe and Jad Akl made it as finalists. Their startup project “UWYTA” won the second place of the 2022 Babson Collaborative Student Global Challenge (Bachelor’s Level).”
SUCCESS AT THE ASHER CENTER
We are proud of our 40+ startups. Congrats to our entrepreneurs and all they have accomplished!
FOUNDER: Adib Abboud
RECYCLING TECHNOLOGY: AGRITECH
GITECH finds new and efficient ways to recycle ordinary and non-recyclable waste in Lebanon, offering unique products thanks to their advanced technology.