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LB Supporting Innovation in SMEs Project


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Project ID: P127306 | Project Status: Active


Abstract* last updated 12-OCT-2012
The objective of the Supporting Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Project for Lebanon is to encourage the equity investment market to increase the supply of early stage investment finance for financially viable, new, and existing innovative firms. There are two components to the project, the first component being innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises (iSME) funding program. This component includes two subcomponents: Concept Development Grants (CDGs), and equity investment. T...More»
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Approval Date31-OCT-2012
Closing Date30-JUN-2018
Total Project Cost**30
RegionMiddle East And North Africa
Major Sector (Sector) (%)Finance (SME Finance) (59%)
 Finance (Capital markets) (41%)
Themes (%)Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise support (54%)
Environmental CategoryC
Bank Team LeadAkeel, Randa
Project Goals
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Available Project Documents
Implementation Status and Results Report (ISRR), Vol.30-MAY-2014
Implementation Status and Results Report (ISRR), Vol.13-AUG-2013
Implementation Status and Results Report (ISRR), Vol.29-DEC-2012

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* The project abstract is drawn from the PAD, SAR or PGD and may not accurately reflect the project's current nature.
**Total project cost includes funding from World Bank and non-bank sources in US$ millions. Active and Closed projects show commitment at Board approval. It does not reflect any cancellations. Proposed (pipeline) and dropped projects show the forecast amount. The commitment amount for projects in the pipeline is indicative and may be modified during the project preparation.

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