Trade Mission to India – Deadline: 8 December 2019

This Future Cities visit to India next February organised by EEN and Innovate UK may be of interest to the Cluster – please see attached flyer for further details.

We are seeking innovative SMEs covering areas including, but not limited to City Management and Operations Systems (e.g. urban planning and city system integration solutions), Smart Infrastructure (such as water, waste, energy, and mobility for instance) and Enriched Urban Environments (recreation, community, education, green/blue resources rehabilitation and enhancement, urban health solutions, public safety and security, air quality and other pollution management).

I must apologise for the lateness in sending this invitation – the deadline for applications is 8th December. If any of the Cyber Cluster members are interested in going, please let me know and I will request an extension to the deadline as we have received such short notice.

Dave Guite | Innovation & Funding Specialist
Enterprise Europe Network (Swansea University), Research, Innovation and Engagement Services (REIS), Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP

Costa Rica Security Opportunity call for Quad Charts – Deadline: 8 November 2019

Costa Rica have a number of Security Prospects across the Sector and we are interested in preparing a general Security Quad Brochure in which we can showcase UK Security capability to the Costa Rican Government as well as other Costa Rican institutes which may be interested.

For those of you unfamiliar with Quad Charts:

They are basically an elevator pitch in paper form.
They are an A4 document, split into 4 quadrants (hence the name), with a box for the description of the product/service and its USP, another for some pictures, another for the objective for the products, and the last for contact details.
They were developed by the DOD as a quick and easy way to understand a company’s capability.
They are designed for a non-technical audience and if there is interest generated further, more detailed, conversations can follow.

Attached is a template for ease. Please feel free to populate the background with your own branding.

If you would be interested in contributing a Quad Chart for the brochure please can you let me have a copy by C.O.P. Friday 8 November.

For further information, and any queries, about the Security Sector in Costa Rica please contact my colleague at post, Alejandra Trejos, Officer Trade and Investment DIT Costa Rica.


NATO Industry Forum, Washington DC – Event: 13-14 November 2019

As part of our on-going commitment to making UK SMEs aware of events, activities and opportunities that might encourage and facilitate overseas defence/security business, I am pleased to draw your attention to the NATO Industry Forum taking place on 13-14 Nov 2019 in Washington DC.

Further details of this event are available via the following links:

NOTE: If you interested in attending, please send an email BEFORE REGISTRATION to to get a facilitated access the NATO-Industry Forum 2019.

If you have any questions please contact: David J. Walker: E: / T : +32 (0)2 287 6234

DIT Cyber Mission to Munich, Germany – Deadline: 8 November 2019

The UK’s Department for International Trade invites you to apply for a place on a cyber mission to Munich, Germany’s industrial and technology powerhouse.

This is your chance to introduce your cyber solutions and have B2B meetings with decision makers from German corporates.
The Department for International Trade in Germany along with the innovation catalyst “Munich Network” will host a UK pitching session followed by B2B meetings with cyber experts from leading German corporates.

A jury of high calibre corporate representatives will assess your solution and if your application is successful, will be keen to meet up with you in January. Jury members include big corporates such as: Infineon, Fujitsu, MAN, Knorr Bremse, Rohde & Schwarz, TRUMPF, UNISCON, Munich Re, MTU. Many more companies will take part in the “invite only” event. The meetings will be followed by our “UK-German Cyber Security Forum” a high-level UK-German dialogue covering cyber policy, R&D and industry themes.

Priority areas for the jury are:
Automotive security / biometric security solutions / blockchain in cyber security / forecasting cyber attacks with machine learning solutions / OT (Operation Technology) cyber security /protecting against inside attacks / secure coding practises and tools / secure development lifecycle / security testing / secure integration of Enterprise IT with public clouds / solutions for cyber-attacks on APIs & enterprise software (e.g. Microsoft Apps, SAP, CRMS…) If your solution doesn’t cover any of the above, you can still apply.

28th January 2020
Morning – B2B meetings
Afternoon – UK-German Cyber Security Forum

Tel. +49 89 21109-130
Tel. +49 89 21109-119

Rohde & Schwarz

Cyberwatching Workshop, Italy – Event: 5 November 2019

As a member of the Cyberwatching Clusters Catalogue we’re happy to invite you to upcoming events which target SMEs.

Pitch your needs & we’ll train you! 1st Open Pilot Workshop

Date: 05.11.2019 – 11:30 to 16:30 CEST
Location: Domus Comeliana, Pisa, Italy

The workshop will showcase, an integrated online platform where organisations can train their staff in a simulated environment of cyber incidents and attacks, allowing both IT professionals and non-technical staff to hone and evolve their skills, continuously evaluating their performance as they prepare for future real attack episodes.

The workshop will also introduce the recently launched cybersecurity Competence Centre Pilot Projects. These projects will develop a wide range of tools and services to support the cybersecurity needs of SMEs across Europe.

By participating you can:

– Reserve your place in the first batch of Pilot users of the solution
– Present your organisation to the workshop attendees in a dedicated session
– Discuss the specific needs of your cybersecurity training pilot with the team
– Test the platform in a live session
– Meet cybersecurity experts from all over Europe and build your network

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Registration for the workshop is mandatory and we have limited availabilities, given the nature of the daily programme, so please register here to confirm your attendance [].

Hope you find these events useful and look forward to hear from you.
Best regards,


Niccolò Zazzeri
Communication & web Marketing Specialist
Trust-IT Services Ltd. Trust-IT Srl
Chase Green House via Nino Bixio, 25
42 Chase Side, Enfield 56125 Pisa – ITALY
Middlesex EN2 6NF – UK
Tel: +39-050-28359
Fax: +39-050-503325

Cyberwatching Webinar – Event: 22 October 2019

As a member of the Cyberwatching Clusters Catalogue we’re happy to invite you to upcoming events which target SMEs.

This week the project is providing a free webinar and event aimed at training IT professionals and students with advanced cyber security skills for effective and rapid response in a fast-evolving and complex cyber risk landscape.

Free Online Webinar – Strenghtening European efforts in Cyber Capacity Building

Date: 22.10.2019 – 11:00 AM CEST
Location: Online

Enhancing cybersecurity capacity building is quickly becoming a priority for governments, international organisations and private sector.
While the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals continues to accelerate, organizations are struggling to find the right talent to fill jobs.

In this webinar you will:
– Learn about tools and services in Europe today that are helping organisations to improve their cyber security capacity building.
– Hear from experts who are directly working on cybersecurity training in multiple sectors.
– Find out how companies and research institutions can use cyber range to run simulated attacks that prepare their teams for the real-world scenarios.
– Find out concrete opportunities to train your staff with and join our community.

Hope you find these events useful and look forward to hear from you.
Best regards,


Niccolò Zazzeri
Communication & web Marketing Specialist
Trust-IT Services Ltd. Trust-IT Srl
Chase Green House via Nino Bixio, 25
42 Chase Side, Enfield 56125 Pisa – ITALY
Middlesex EN2 6NF – UK
Tel: +39-050-28359
Fax: +39-050-503325

LORCA Cohort 4 Open Call – Deadline: 4 November 2019

After speaking to industry about their cybersecurity needs, the London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (LORCA) has launched an open call for its 4th cohort of cyber innovators. We’re recruiting for innovation technology and cybersecurity scaleups throughout the UK that address one or more of the challenge areas below.

I’d be very grateful if you could share the opportunity with your contacts and networks and encourage them to spread the word. The deadline for applications is Monday 4 November at 5pm UK time.

Benefits of joining

12 months of world-class innovation support to help member businesses scale
Connections to investors and industry buyers through showcases and exclusive member events and roundtables
Connections to our industry partners, Dell Technologies, Lloyds Banking Group, Deloitte, Kudelski Security and Global Cyber Alliance
LORCA takes zero equity or IP from members
Soft landing programmes and bespoke international trade missions
Business mentoring
Free desk space at the Plexal innovation centre and coworking space in London where over 700 tech entrepreneurs are based, and all the benefits of being a member
Engineering support from the Centre for Secure Information Technologies and access to its testing facilities
Remote access to Deloitte’s testing facilities and technical cyber expertise
Workshops and education sessions on sales and business development, marketing and design, legal issues, lead generation and more designed around our members’ needs
Peer networking, learning and trading opportunities

Challenge areas

1. Connected Economy
In a post-breach world where technology is disrupting business models and our economy is more connected than ever, cybersecurity isn’t just about protecting data: it’s key to enabling sustainable growth.
How can we enable organisations to stay resilient in the face of security threats across their supply chains and networks? And how can they futureproof themselves by building security into everything they do?

Supply chains: Mitigating the growing and dynamic cyber risks across increasingly complex enterprise supply chains
IT and OT: Helping organisations to better navigate the growing challenges brought about by the convergence of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT)
Resilience: Emerging approaches that increase the resilience of critical national infrastructure and key economic functions across industries

2. Connected Everyone
Our homes, workspaces, cities and personal space have never been so connected, yet the movement to secure them is in its infancy.
How can we empower people to feel in control of their digital presence, build trust in technology – and make sure nobody is left out?

Digital identities: Help individuals to better understand, trust and own their digital identities
Cybercrime: Novel solutions that better protect consumers from cyber-crime
Misinformation: Combatting the growing challenges posed by deep fakes, misinformation and disinformation

3. Connected Everything
From our transport infrastructure to the National Grid, our digital and physical worlds are converging as they become connected to the internet at lightning pace.
With so much to win and lose for society, how can we solve the multi-dimensional security challenges which are emerging through hyper connectivity? And how can we collaborate with a broader spectrum of fields to build cyber principles into every access point for the internet?

IoT: Enabling and embedding Secure by Design principles within the Internet of Things
Mobility: Enhancing the cyber-physical resilience of emerging mobility solutions
5G and edge computing: Solutions that help protect future networks, including 5G and edge computing
Smart cities and industry 4.0: Approaches to strengthening the security and resilience of smart cities and Industry 4.0

Further information about our challenge areas and a link to the application portal can be found at

In addition, social media links can be found on:



Thanks for your support!

Best regards,

Jason Mollring
LORCA Programme Lead

Direct line: +44 (0)20 3909 7790
Mobile: +44 (0)77 1776 1725

ATI Boeing Accelerator Programme – Deadline: 15 November 2019

The ATI Boeing Accelerator programme is designed to support startups building solutions applicable to the UK aerospace industry. The accelerator offers a £100k equity investment, firsthand access to Boeing and GKN Aerospace strategists/ technical experts and much more. More info/ apply here:

What is it & what does it do?
The ATI Boeing Accelerator is a 3 month-long programme based at Public Hall ( Horse Guards Ave, London). It is intended to support the growth of startups in the UK’s aerospace ecosystem.

Who’s it for?
We’re looking for world-class startups creating industry 4.0 and sustainability enabling technologies with the potential to bolster the growth and competitiveness of the UK aerospace industry. We’re especially interested in innovative operations, manufacturing and logistics/supply chain startups.

The sectors we’re interested include:
Industry 4.0 Supply Chain Blockchain Materials Immersive & Workforce, Productivity, Sustainability Digital Thread & Twin Additive Manufacturing Manufacturing, Operations Warehouse & Logistics Workforce Safety & Ergonomics, Workforce Training &
Learning, Supply Chain Robots & Factory, Automation, Factory & Supply Chain IOT Supply Chain AI & Analytics

What does it offer?
The programme offers a £100k equity investment per startup (structured as an uncapped SAFE) from Boeing HorizonX Ventures, firsthand access to Boeing and GKN Aerospace strategists/technical experts, deskspace in central London for the duration of the programme and much more.

What are its timeframes?
Applications are open until 15 November 2019 and the first cohort starts January 2020.

How do I find out more?
If you are interested or want to find more information on the programme and the areas we are
exploring, please check out the ATI Boeing Accelerator website on . If
you’d like to chat to the team, feel free to book in a call via Calendly .

DIT Cyber Trade Mission to Austin Texas – Deadline: 22 October 2019

DIT have established relationships with a variety of large US companies headquartered in the Austin region of Texas to identify export opportunities for British businesses. We plan to deliver a delegation of 10-15 UK cyber companies to engage in commercial discussions with the US Military’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), Dell Computers, SparkCognition, National Instruments, HEB and St David’s Healthcare (among others).Cyber security is a consistent procurement priority for these organisations and they rightly see the UK as a market offering world-leading cyber security solutions.

The mission will take place on 10th and 11th of December in Austin, requiring travel to the event on Monday 9th December. The format of the mission will be 1-2-1 meetings between UK and US companies across two days taking place at various sites in the city, including Dell’s campus and the Capital Factory. This will allow UK businesses to develop an understanding of the US buyers organisations and their respective needs and provide a platform to pitch your products, answer questions and build a relationship with key decision makers.

Companies will also have an opportunity to learn from UK companies already operating in the US and engage with local DIT teams based who can assist as you pursue business across the region.

Would this be of interest to you? If so, please register via the link above before October 22nd. Let me know if you need any further information

Homeland Security Trade Mission to India – Deadline: 17 November 2019

As part of our on-going commitment to making UK SMEs aware of events, activities and opportunities that might encourage and facilitate overseas defence/security business, I am pleased to draw your attention to the Homeland Security Trade Mission to India 2019 taking place on 24 – 28 November 2019.

The Department for International Trade’s Defence & Security Organisation (DSO), in association with the British High Commission Network in India, invites you to join the UK’s Homeland Security Trade Mission to India 2019. As participants on this mission, you will be given critical information by in-country experts on ‘Doing Business in India’; ‘Make in India’ and ‘India’s procurement processes.’

To secure your place please make payment using the link and password below:

PASSWORD: India2019

If you have any queries please contact: Robert Barnes, Police & Security Adviser: E: / T: +44 (0) 7767 272 970