The South Business Innovation Centre (SouthBIC) is the first sustainable stand alone business development centre in South Lebanon, and one of only three such centres operating currently in Lebanon. Using local and international expertise, SouthBIC is geared towards assisting entrepreneurs and businesses in the South achieve their goals and enhance their competitiveness through enhanced innovation within existing business practice.

SouthBIC offers intensive incubation services to both start-ups and existing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the centre have exhibition facilities through its newly established Business Exhibitions Centre (BEC). We offer physical incubation services where the company resides in the incubation and receives intensive support as well as a wide range of facilities available at SouthBIC. SouthBIC also extends its services to companies not able to reside within SouthBIC through our remote incubation services platform. Remote incubation allows the companies being incubated to receive intensive follow up and support from SouthBIC’s wide range of services and can also benefit from SouthBIC’s facilities based on availability and request. Through both mechanisms, SouthBIC avails a host of services that will help improve the competitiveness of enterprises.

SOUTHBIC at a glance

Stage of startups Nearly established
Field of operation Light Industrial
Equity taken 0
Fees taken 0
Investment/grant given 0

Technical services and infrastructure

Technical services and infrastructure
  • Office Space
  • Conference rooms
  • Guard – Cleanliness
  • Maintenance for Generator and facility
Business services and training offered
  • Feasibility Study
  • Marketing Plan
  • Legal Services
Access to financing
  • Commercial Loans
Other perks
  • Network of mentors
  • Potential clients