Lebanese Republic



This guide aims to promote awareness on existing institutions, programs and services that support SMEs and entrepreneurship in Lebanon and to foster collaboration and synergies within the ecosystem.

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Business development, training & mentoring services

Information on institutions that offer a variety of business support services, ranging from incubation to interventions and including competitions, networking and trainings.


An overview of funding options available on the market today.


A listing of entrepreneurship and SME rewarding competitions. See also a showcasing of competitions and pitching events for entrepreneurs and startups in Lebanon.

Research & innovation

Information on research, innovation and training centers and programs available in Lebanon.

Non-governmental institutions

A listing of local and international NGOs that provide support to SMEs in Lebanon.

Market access and export

Assistance available to SMEs in terms of local and foreign market access.


For correction or inclusion of additional information, please contact us at sme@economy.gov.lb


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