American Univesity of Beirut

Talal and Madiha Zein AUB-Innovation Park  


An Incubator at the Epicenter of the Startup Ecosystem

Incubation Space @BDD

A state-of-the-art space in Beirut Digital District to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs

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Multi-disciplinary Programs

Enabling entrepreneurship programs that promote cross-faculty collaboration

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Unique Joint Resources

A combination of sophisticated Labs and know-how from AUB with intensive expertise and mentorship from the Industry

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An inclusive space where the AUB community can meet, learn, spark ideas...

President Innovation Challenge

A challenge to the entire AUB community to engage with pressing issues facing the region and to explore cross-disciplinary solutions that can be turned into startups

Cross-Disciplinary Workshops

Serie of workshops on entrepreneurship, design thinking methodologies, and Tech innovation

University-Wide Hackathons 

Cross-disciplinary hackathons to solve industry & social challenges

Community Hub

AUB community with startups or startup ideas or in jobs that can help startups can occasionally use the space depending on availabilities.

Experiential Courses

General Education and Elective courses in Entrepreneurship where students experience entrepreneurship firsthand supported by practitioners and seasoned entrepreneurs

Office Hours

AUB community with startups or startup ideas can book a meeting with the Talal and Madiha Zein AUB Innovation Park team for mentorship or guidance on next steps

Internships & Volunteering Program

Opportunities to support startups on specific projects 


Startup Validation Studio

A program to support selected students, faculty, staff and alumni in validating their business idea using lean startup methodologies and close mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and mentors

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Growth Stage Program

An initiative to provide selected startups with resources related to talent acquisition, access to a network of local and international experts, access to funding and sourcing of potential partners

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... and get support to launch and scale new ventures


Visit Us

Drop by our offices in Beirut Digital District, every day from 9am to 6pm to have a chat on how we can support you or work together.

Get Involved

Contact us if you would like to support the incubated startups with mentorship or investments or want to have a first-hand look at the innovation coming out of AUB

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