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ECCO - About Us

Welcome to the European Cybersecurity Competence COmmunity (ECCO).

We aim to communicate, promote and improve the visibility of work of the European Cybersecurity Community in cooperation with the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC) amid the network of National Coordination Centres from across the European Union. ECCO was funded via the Public Tender CNECT-2022-OP-0033 to support the activities necessary to achieve our goals.

Via cyberwatching.eu ECCO is encouraging cooperation within the European Cybersecurity Community through the variety of mechanisms on offer such as the Radar, the Marketplace and via the many events ongoing that will make it easier for the cybersecurity community to interact and promote cooperation both within and between the various topic-specific parts of European cybersecurity communities.

ECCO is also establishing a Market Observatory as a tool to gather information about the market and its trends contributing to an increased strategic autonomy thanks to a better understanding of market outlook and technology needs in Europe. Finally ECCO will also contribute to developing skills and competences for the academic and professional cybersecurity educational offer in Europe.


Startup OLÉ 2023 will take place from the 4th – 7th of September, and has gather along its history +40.000 attendees from +120 countries; +1.500 startups, scaleups and spin offs; +1.200 speakers; +300 corporates and investors with investment portfolio of over €100kM. Our goal is to present the pr

Future Events


Terrorist Content Online (TCO): how to prevent it?

How terrorist organisations spread TCO and what can be done to stop it

Terrorists and violent extremists are increasingly trying to find new ways to exploit the internet. The growth of terrorist propaganda to recruit and inspire attacks is a risk to us all.


The digital landscape is evolving, and so are the threats that dwell within it. In the realm of cybersecurity, where knowledge is armor and collaboration is key, HSbooster.eu is organising a webinar that gathers experts of the digital frontier and key actors leading the European standardisation efforts in cybersecurity.