Center for Research and Innovation

Center for Research and Innovation

University American University of Beirut
Launching Date 15/2/2015
Number of Member Students 157
Number of Employees 4
Main activities of the Center
  • Organize seminars and lectures on entrepreneurship related topics;
  • Provide incubation services for student entrepreneurs;
  • Promote entrepreneurship among student, Provide information for to-be student entrepreneurs about the ecosystem;
  • Connect university alumni to student entrepreneurs in search for business angels or mentor;
  • Connect professors and student entrepreneurs;
  • Use the university’s network to find customers and clients for entrepreneurs;
  • Suggesting off-campus entrepreneurship programs to soon to graduate entrepreneurs according to their needs
Names of conferences or seminars An event is held every 2-3 weeks.

They all fall under CRInn events

Number of companies created by the students 35


  • Follow-up with the student entrepreneurs once they get their diploma
  • Faculties’ members can take sabbaticals in order to work on their start-up
  • Students are entitled to use the research done at the university for commercial purposes after university assesses the intellectual property rights and where they belong