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14/08/2018
PARTICIPATION IN GITEX 2018 In what has become a tradition since 2007, and with its aim to support Lebanese software know-how and to better serve the IT sector more


30/08/2018
First meeting for GITEX participants n Thursday, August 30 2018, the Lebanese software companies held a meeting at the LSS cluster more


26/07/2018
Lebanon Softshore Academic Forum The Lebanon Softshore Academic Forum, which took place on June 8, brought together the country’s academic a more


01/06/2018
First meeting of the Academic Forum committee Following the Academic Forum organized by the LSS Cluster, a committee was formed with the objective more


20/03/2018
HORECA 2018 The Euro Lebanese Centre for Industrial Modernization ( ELCIM) and the Centre for Innovation and Technology ( CIT) at IRI participated in HORECA more


23/04/2018
Participation of the LSS at COMEX 2018 in Oman Being aware of the promising potential for IT investment in Oman, the Lebanon SoftShore more


23/04/2018
Lebanese Software at COMEX Lebanese Software Innovators companies will be showcasing at COMEX in Oman from the 23rd till the 25th of April 2018. more


08/10/2017
Meet LSS at GITEX 2017 8 october , Meet Lebanon Software innovators at GITEX , booth AJ 40 more


03/12/2016
OSSCOM2016 The Lebanon SoftShore Cluster (LSS) participated in the 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM2016) that took place in Beirut more


14/12/2016
Energy Efficiency training 2016 Training organized by ELCIM at IRI premises on December 14-2016 under the topic “nergy Efficiency in Building Design more


16/10/2016
Meet LSS at GITEX 2016 The LebanonSoftshore Cluster will be present at GITEX 2016 technology fair. more


28/06/2016
FOSTEr in MED final conference in Cagliari The final conference of Foster MED project funded by the ENPI CBC MED was held at the auditorium of Engineering and Architecture Department of Cagliari University. more


07/06/2016
IRI inaugurates the FOSTEr in MED BIPV Pilot plant Under the patronage of HE the Minister of Industry, Dr. Hussein Hajj-Hassan and HE the Minister of Energy and Water, Mr. Arthur Nazarian, and in the presence of Dr. Esmat El Karadsheh more



FOSTEr in MED training paths presentations For those who wish to obtain the presentations of FOSTEr in MED training more



Inauguration of the FOSTEr in MED BIPB power plant at IRI the Centre for Innovation and Technology ( CIT) at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) in Lebanon will celebrate the launch of the new Building Integrated Photovoltaic Pilot Plant implemented at the Industrial Research Institute building more


07/06/2016
Building Integrated Photovoltaic Pilot Plant The Industrial Research Institute - Centre for Innovation and Technology and FOSTEr in Med project are pleased to invite you to the inauguration of the Building Integrated Photovoltaic Pilot Plant more


21/04/2016
CIT at HORECA 2016 Now that the HORECA event has ended, it is time to thank all of you , students , entrepreneurs, researchers more


21/04/2016
FOSTEr in MED training paths in Catalunia The Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) partner of FOSTEr in MED project launches training more



FOSTER in MED ?Pilot Building The sun is shining at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI)! ENPI CBC Med Programme ??FOSTERinMED ?Pilot Building Integrated Photovoltaic system produces 30 kWp, significantly contributing to the energy needs of IRI building! more


07/03/2016
Study visit to Andaloucia Technology Park in Malaga Study visit to Andaloucia Technology Park in Malaga by Lebanon Softshore Cluster representatives more



Meet ELCIM team at HORECA Meet ELCIM team at HORECA stand A22 hall C . Presentations and meet the experts sessions will be held. Open to public more


10/03/2016
Good Quality and Hygienic Practices The industrial Research Institute (IRI) and the Euro Lebanese centre for Industrial Modernization (ELCIM) organized an In-House training for House of Olives on March 10 & 11-2016 under the topic of “Good Quality and Hygienic Practices”. more



FOSTER in MED Pilot Building The sun is shining at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI)! ENPI CBC Med Programme FOSTERinMED Pilot Building Integrated Photovoltaic system produces 30 kWp, significantly contributing to the energy needs of IRI building more


25/02/2016
Des panneaux photovoltaïques à même les façades Un projet pilote d'énergie solaire intégré au bâtiment vient d'être achevé à l'Institut de recherche industrielle, une première au Liban. more


099/09/2015
FOSTEr in MED at the BEF 2015 Foster in Med , a project financed by the ENPI – CBC MED programme and managed by the Centre for Innovation and Technology ( CIT) at IRI had a noticeable presence at the Beirut Energy Forum in its 2015 edition more


16/09/2015
Foster in Med at Cairo Capitalization Conference OSTEr in MED conference in Cairo: the Lebanese team from the Industrial Research Institute shares opportunities and success stories of Solar Building Integrated PhotoVoltaic. more


29/10/2015
Your chance to learn more about Innovative Solar Technologies The Euro-Lebanese Center for Industrial Modernization (ELCIM) and the Center for Innovation and Technology ( CIT) are proudly hosting a special training course on Building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) as part of FOSTEr in MED, a project funded by the E more


10/06/2015
Share policies to Foster renewable energies and solar technologies in the Mediterranean area On Wednesday the 10th of June 2015 in Cagliari, Italy, the project organized a round table in order to “Share policies to Foster renewable energies and solar technologies in the Mediterranean area". more


02/06/2015
Promoting the use of solar technologies in Lebanon: Foster in Med info point participates at Project From the 2nd to the 5th of June 2015 the Industrial Research Institute (IRI), partner of EU ENPI CBC MED funded project FOSTEr in MED, participated to Project Lebanon 2015 more


27/04/2015
The matchmaking event Within its mission of bridging the gap between the research community, young entrepreneurs and the industrial and economic sectors, the Centre for Innovation and Technology organized a Matchmaking event that brought together investors and innovators more


16/04/2015
EU funded project FOSTEr in MED participates in the Mediterranean Gas and Oil exhibition to discuss The Industrial Research Institute of Beirut, partner of EU project FOSTEr in MED, participated in the Mediterranean Gas and Oil conference that took place at Crown Plaza Hotel from April 16 to 18 more


22/04/2015
FOSTEr in MED EU project at the Engineering Expo of Beirut Info Point Administrator states :We were there to spread the word among engineers and fresh graduate professionals about the solutions that PV can offer to the country more


20/04/2015
EU funded project FOSTEr in MED present at HORECA, one of the largest annual events in Beirut The Industrial Research Institute, the Lebanese Partner of EU project FOSTEr in MED participated in HORECAs exhibition held in Beirut from the April 20 to 23, 2015 more


06/05/2015
ASCAME : Promouvoir lénergie solaire à travers le Forum Solaire à Barcelone LAssociation des Chambres de Commerce et dIndustrie de la Méditerranée (ASCAME) organise le Forum Solaire à Barcelone le 6 mai dans le cadre du projet FOSTEr in MED, financé par lUnion Européenne à travers le Programme du Bassin méditerranéen ENPI C more


30/04/2014
À Tunis, les partenaires de FOSTEr in MED planifient les activités de la dernière année du projet Du 15 au 16 avril 2015, la capitale tunisienne accueille la 3e réunion de gestion du projet FOSTEr in MED, financé par l’Union Européenne à travers le Programme du Bassin méditerranéen “ENPI CBC“. more


20/04/2015
20 April 2015, ELCIM in HORECA fair 2015 The Industrial Research institute (IRI) and The Euro-Lebanese center for Industrial modernization (ELCIM), have the pleasure to invite you to visit their stand at the Horeca exhibition (BIEL- Entrance Hall C- A15) from the 20th till the 23rd of April 2015 more


26/03/2015
Lancement des activités de sensibilisation à l’énergie solaire des élèves d’écoles en Alexandrie Dans le cadre du projet FOSTER in MED financé par l’Union Européenne - Programme du Bassin Méditerranéen «PENI CBC», la Confédération des Associations Euro-Egyptiennes d’affaires (CEEBA) organise des activités de sensibilisation à l’énergie solaire pour d more


16/03/2015
Intellectual Property Protection Workshop The Centre for Innovation and Technology at the Industrial Research Institute organized in cooperation with the EU TAIEX Instrument a Workshop on Intellectual Property rights at the Radisson Blu Martinez Hotel Ain el Mraysseh. – Beirut. more


17/02/2015
Fostering Solar Energy in the Mediterranean Sea Basin pilot projects implementation will be discussed in Aqaba during the 4th Technical Scientific Committee of EU funded FOSTEr in MED project more


17/02/2015
Students visit the site where FOSTEr in MED implements the first solar BIPV in Lebanon February 2015 – Complementary schools students visited the Industrial Research Institute building, to explore the implementation of the first solar Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) facility in Lebanon. more


17/02/2015
Scientific knowledge workshop recommendations The report and recommendations for the expert mission “ Transforming Scientific Knowledge into Social and Economic Benefits” co organized by ELCIM/CIT and TAIEX are now available online. To view the text please follow the link more


29/01/2015
EU project Foster in Med participates in the conference Energy and Energy efficiency Dr Elias Kinab , from the Technical and Scientific committee of EU project FOSTEr in MED announced that new Building Integrated Photovoltaic technology will be used for the first time in Lebanon on the Industrial Research Institute building within the pre more


12/12/2014
FosterInMed participates in NEXTMED conference in Rome 12 DEC , Cross- border cooperation in the Mediterranean: FosterInMed participates in NEXTMED conference in Rome more


01/12/2014
Strategies related to Major natural Risks and Human Disasters The recommendations for the workshop Strategies related to Major natural Risks and Human Disasters organized by ELCIM and the CIT in collaboration with TAIEX are now available online. more


02/12/2014
Workshop on Transforming Scientific Knowledge into The Industrial Research Institute (IRI) and the Centre for Innovation & Technology (CIT) co-organized with the TAIEX assistance a 2 days’ Workshop on Transforming Scientific Knowledge into Social and Economic Benefits more


25/11/2014
Workshop on: Understanding GMP and HACCP in the Food Industry The Euro-Lebanese Centre for Industrial Modernisation is organizing a workshop on "Understanding GMP and HACCP in the Food Industry: A practical approach to small and medium size food businesses more


06/10/2015
FOSTEr in MED project What do Lebanese citizens know about the sources of electric energy that are currently used in their country? What is people more


01/09/2015
Press release FOSTEr in MED at the Beirut Energy Forum September 2014 – In the framework of Beirut Energy Forum, Mr. Naji Abi Zeid, the manager in Lebanonof the EU funded project FOSTEr in MED spoke about the 4.5 million euro solar project involving the implementation of a pilot photovoltaic project. more


15/10/2014
Workshop on Strategies Related to Major Natural Risks and Human Disasters The Lebanese Industrial Research Institute (IRI), the Centre for Innovation and Technology (CIT) and the EU TAIEX instrument have organised on October 15 and 16 an event entitled: Workshop on Strategies Related to Major Natural Risks and Human Disasters. more


15/10/2014
Upcoming 2-Day Workshop on Strategies Related to Natural or Human Disasters The Industrial Research Institute (IRI) and the Centre for Innovation & Technology (CIT) are organizing a 2-Day workshop on Strategies Related to Natural or Human Disasters on October 15th and 16th, 2014. more


11/06/2014
EU project FOSTEr in MED: We will install innovative PV systems on the Lebanese University campus EU funded project FOSTEr in MEDs Technical and Scientific Committee (TSC) held a two day meeting at the Industrial Research Institute of Beirut for their 3rd coordination meeting. more


30/04/2014
Business models A seminar organized by CIT on Business models took place at ESA on April 30 2014. more


6 May, 2014
Commercialization Concepts - Seminar The Centre for Innovation & Technology, in collaboration with ESA Business School, has the pleasure to invite you to a seminar on "Commercialization Concepts" on May 6, 2014 at 9h00 at ESA Business School. more


28/03/2014
Seminar on Artificial Intelligence (AI) The Lebanon SoftShore Cluster (LSS) in cooperation with The Centre for Innovation and Technology (CIT) and the Faculty of Engineering organized a seminar on Artificial Intelligence (AI) on March 28, 2014 at The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK). more


1st to the 4th of April
HORECA 2014 IRI represented by its ELCIM and CIT centres took part in the HORECA 2013 Exhibition, through managing the "INDUSTRY LOUNGE", a concept combining the Industry consulting and managing specialists. more


17/01/2014
CIT starts the year with a new Voucher Dr. Nisreen El Hassan has been working within the University of Balamand on scaling up of new catalysts containing nickel and porous silica for reforming of natural gas and biomass. more


10/12/2013
Your Final Opportunity to Innovation Vouchers The CIT announces its last deadline for receiving applications for the Innovation Voucher Project by the end of December 2013. more


07/11/2013
Innovation Vouchers from CIT Dr. Nicolas Louka and Dr. Richard Maroun each received a voucher of 10,000 EURO from the CIT for their innovative projects in the months of September and October. more


17/09/2013
WORKSHOPS CANCELLATION The workshop on “Strategies Related to Major Natural Risks and Human Disasters” planned for the 5th and the 6th of September, and the “Cold Chain Management” workshop planned for the 16th and 17th of September.. more


22/08/2013
Dr. Omar Obeid receives a 10,000 EURO Innovation Voucher Dr. Omar Obeid has been working within the American University of Beirut on his project more


05/09/2013
Strategies Related to Natural or Human Disasters The Industrial Research Institute (IRI) and the Centre for Innovation & Technology (CIT) in collaboration with TAIEX are organizing a 2-Day workshop more


30/07/2013
CIT grants an Innovation Voucher to Dr. Joseph Matta Dr. Joseph Matta has been granted a 10,000 EURO voucher on the 30th of July 2013 by the CIT more


31/06/2013
CIT Team at Poznan Science and Technology Park- June 2013 In the framework of planned study visits on the Functioning of Centres for Innovation and Technology and in cooperation with TAIEX, three members of CIT Team visited Poznan Science and Technology Park in Poland during the second week of June 2013. more


01/06/2013
CIT issues 2 more Innovation Vouchers 2 more innovation vouchers to the applicants Mr. George Salloum and Mr. Hussein El Ghor more


30/05/2013
CIT grants an Innovation Voucher to the Beirut Arab University The Beirut Arab University has been granted a 10,000 EURO voucher on more


08/04/2013
Technica International receives a 10,000 EURO Innovation Voucher The company Technica International received a 10,000 EURO grant from the CIT more


27/05/2013
CIT Team at AUST CIT Team members visited the American University of Science & Technology on Monday, May 27th, 2013, more


23/04/2013
Developing personal charisma and influence more


28/03/2013
Fostering Solar Technology in the Mediterranean area In December 2012, the Industrial Research Institute, as partner with the University of Cagliari, more


12/03/2013
Two more Innovation Vouchers Issued from the CIT! The CIT issued two Innovation Vouchers, one to the applicant more


09/04/2013
ELCIM and CIT team will be present at HORECA 2013 more


18/03/2013
European Union Delegation to Lebanon EU - Lebanon cooperation days more


March 4, 2013
Memorandum of Understanding between CIT & the FoE On the 21st of February 2013 a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Centre for Innovation and Technology (CIT) at The Industrial Research Institute & the “Faculty of Engineering” (FoE) at the Lebanese University- Hadath more


07/01/2013
CIT Team at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Lebanese University in Hadath The Innovation Voucher Project was introduced to the faculty members and students at the American University of Beirut more


03/01/2013
More Innovation Vouchers from CIT! The CIT issued 2 more innovation vouchers on Thursday December 20th more


18/12/2012
Innovation Voucher presentations at AUB Campus in Beirut & Lebanese University (UL) Hadath more


November 14, 2012
Signature of a Memorandum of understanding between IRI & USEK Signature of a Memorandum of understanding MOU between The Industrial Research Institute (IRI) and University of Saint Esprit-Kaslik (USEK) more


November 26, 2012
CIT Team at LAU Jbeil and Faculté des Sciences at USJ The Innovation Voucher Project was introduced to the faculty members and students at both the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Jbeil and the Faculté des Sciences at Université Saint-Joseph more


November 13, 2012
EU-CIT 3rd Innovation Voucher in Lebanon Issued! Center for Innovation and Technology (CIT) issued its third Innovation Voucher to the applicant Mr. Ali Kassem on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. more


30/10/2012
CIT Team at Lebanese University at Roumieh Members of the CIT team visited the Lebanese University at Roumieh on October 30th 2012, more


7/11/2012
Commercialization Tour (CT) The CIT at the Industrial Research Institute hosted the Commercialization Tour on November 7, 2012 more


06/11/2012
CIT Booth at the LibanPack Exhibition The CIT and ELCIM participated in the LibanPack Exhibition that accompanied the Conference on Food Packaging on November 6, 2012 at Adnan Kassar Edifice more


01/11/2012
CIT Issues its Second Innovation Voucher The second Innovation Voucher issued by the Centre for Innovation and Technology was awarded to the applicant Mr. Fadi Lama on Thursday November 1st, 2012 more


December, 2012
Innovation Voucher presentations at AUB Campus in Beirut & Lebanese University (UL) Hadath

- CIT Team presentation at AUB Campus in Beirut on the 18th of December 2012 at 12:30 pm at the faculty of Engineering.

- CIT Team presentation at Lebanese University (UL) Hadath campus on the 19th of December 2012 at 11:00 am at the more


16/10/2012
CIT Team Meeting with the Association of Lebanese Industrialists The CIT Team met with the Association of Lebanese Industrialists at their premises on Tuesday October 16th, 2012. more


18/10/2013
CIT Team at BAU Members of the CIT team visited Beirut Arab University (BAU), where CIT Expert Mr. Fady Fayyad presented a brief on the Innovation Voucher project more


10/10/2012
First Innovation Voucher Issued! The CIT issued its first Innovation Voucher to the winning applicant Mr. Jihad Nasrallah on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. more


10/10/2012
CIT Team at USEK The Innovation Voucher Project was introduced to the faculty members and students at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), more


9/17/2012
CIT at the Industrialists’ Meeting with the Minister The Association of Lebanese Industrialists (ALI) coordinated an industrialists’ meeting with the Minister of Industry H.E. Mr. Vreij Sabounjian on the 17th of September 2012 at Le Royal Hotel. more


10/17/2012
Third Round of Applications for the Innovation Voucher As the second deadline for receiving Innovation Voucher Project applications has passed, the CIT started its third round of evaluations. more


6/12/2012
CIT Team Visits LAU The Innovation Voucher Project was introduced to the faculty members at the Lebanese American University (LAU). more


6/15/2012
CIT Team at NDU Members of the CIT team visited Notre Dame University (NDU) and elaborated on the Innovation Voucher project more


6/24/2012
The Centre for Innovation and Technology at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) launched on 24 June 2012 “Innovation Voucher" project at IRI premises, in the presence of the Minister of Industry, H.E. Mr. Vrej Sabounjian, and the Head of the Delegation of the European Union, Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst. more


 


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