American University of Beirut

Innovation through synergy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Institute at MSFEA fosters local and regional enterprise competitiveness and sustainability through R&D, prototyping, knowledge transfer, design thinking, and upskilling programs.

​What do we offer?

The Institute, with 100+ top-tier PhDs, utilizes cutting-edge facilities at MSFEA to support the local and international industry through multiple collaboration programs, spanning technology, project management, cybersecurity sectors and more. Our goal is to enhance industry competitiveness and innovation through valuable, impactful, and long-term partnerships.

​R&D for Industry
Technology transfer • Industrial retrofitting (automation) • Reengineering of industrial processes • Efficiency improvement
R&D support to technology parks
Short courses • Prototype design & development simulation​


New Businesses
Techno-economic analysis of new design concepts/projects • Planning and training
Capacity building for private & public sectors
Short courses • Seminars • Training


Consulting services regarding establishment of new colleges, programs, institutes, labs • Benchmarking and evaluation • Online education
Support for strategic planning & policymaking • Feasibility studies


Why partner with us?

We engage through multiple collaboration models spanning across academic projects that address real world challenges, high level projects and consulting services, corporate partnership programs and many other models tailored to the industry needs.

​Competent Human Resources
Experience in industry projects


AUB and MSFEA Infrastructure
Network of AUB community & graduates


High end facilities and labs
Academic programs

Become a corporate partner

​Online Professional Educational​ Offerings

​Areas of Expe​​​rtise

Robotics, automation & Instrumentati

Wireless communications and sensors

infrastructure design

​Visual communication & product design

​Bioengineering, drug delivery, aerosol dynamics

hemical process design, pyrolysis & gasification, process control

​Water, power, and energy

Smart cities & sustainable architecture

​Information science &

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