LAU Fouad Makhzoumi Innovation Center
Showing you tomorrow, today
LAU FMIC is your place to find answers, share knowledge, and build relationships to help you achieve your goals.
What is your objective?
Turn your passion into an extraordinary profitable product
LAU FMIC is designed for student success.
We’re in this together, from your first day of ideation to your last day of execution — and beyond.
Gain access to the most influential connections in your industry
LAU Fouad Makhzoumi Innovation Center (LAU FMIC) is an Innovation center that provides all LAU stakeholders with an all-inclusive incubation hub. We aim at fostering entrepreneurship endeavors and transforming ideas into sustainable businesses.
Throughout our programs, we work closely with our startups on raising basic entrepreneurship awareness, defining a target market, finding product-market fit, to getting first validation for the startups. We are also instrumental in helping entrepreneurs prepare for investor meetings, thereby guiding them throughout the whole product development process.
The rigorous and dynamic programs prepare entrepreneurs and matchmake them with cross-industry expertise and diverse perspectives to innovate and meet the new and evolving demands of the market.
YOU HAVE A GRAND IDEA FOR A PRODUCT, SO NOW WHAT?
- How do you create an investor pitch deck?
- How do you conduct a lean product and market validation?
- How do you find funds?
- How do you know the technology will work?
- And finally, how are you going to scale?
Apply to our Programs
TAKE A STEP FORWARD IN YOUR CAREER! FIND THE PROGRAM YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AND START YOUR APPLICATION
A full suite university-based Startup Accelerator for students, faculty, researchers, staff, and LAU alumni.
SPARK helps entrepreneurs:
LAU Innovatus Program
A Technology Transfer, research commercialization program that allows STEM researchers to optimize their intellectual property (IP), advancing scientific inventions toward products of benefit to the society's greater good.
Innovatus aims to:
Your Journey in LAU FMIC
The world is enormous—yet everything is within reach. Once you get accepted into our programs, you will develop connections, skills, products, and services. You will also gain access to companies and potential early adopters that are prepared to drive innovation in Lebanon and the regional economy.
Unlike traditional innovation centers, LAU FMIC offers programs that constantly evolve to keep pace with the dynamics of the modern 21st-century technological advancements.
Meet the 21st Century
The purpose of ‘Meet the 21st century’ workshops by LAUFMIC is to seed the innovation culture in the minds of different stakeholders, raise awareness about emerging technologies that will govern our lives in the next few years and position LAU as the University of the future in Lebanon and the region.