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15/06/2021 to 16/06/2021

The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO), together with the National Cybersecurity Centre of Portugal (CNCS)ScaleUp PortoBright PixelMaxive and S21sec, have the pleasure of inviting you to the 9th edition of the Cyber Investor Days, scheduled on 15-16 June 2021 in Porto, Portugal.

The most promising European cybersecurity startups and SMEs will have a chance to pitch their innovative cybersecurity solutions and hold B2B meetings with the leading investors and corporates from Europe and beyond. 9th Cyber Investor Days will be organised as a virtual event, allowing remote attendance.

Two best cybersecurity companies participating in the Porto edition of the Cyber Investor Days will be nominated to compete for the ECSO’s European Cybersecurity STARtup Award. Nominees will be selected by the local jury. During the final ceremony of the Award, nominated companies will pitch in front of the European jury and will have a unique opportunity to present themselves to high-level investors, corporate executives and cybersecurity experts. For more information, click here.


15 June - Strengthening Cybersecurity Investors Community in Europe

The High-Level Workshop on Strengthening Cybersecurity Investors Community in Europe on 15 June promises an engaging discussion on Europe's cybersecurity ecosystem and the status of investment in cybersecurity by our excellent panel of speakers. Please find the list of speakers and the schedule in the event brochure, available here

LIVE STREAM: The live stream will be accessible through the link below, beginning at 15.00 CEST.

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The online pitch sessions on 16 June will contain a considerable catalogue of European cybersecurity start-ups and SMEs who have been pre-selected for the event, all of whom can be found in the event brochure, accessible here.


We encourage all the investors and corporates, belonging to the ECSO community, to attend the pitch sessions and B2B meetings! The event provides a unique opportunity to meet an array of the most promising European cybersecurity start-ups!

ATTENTION: Make sure to register at the link below. Only registered participants will be able to attend the pitch sessions and B2Bs!  Please be aware that registration closes on Friday 11th at 13.00 CEST!

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16 June - Challenges of Scaling Up in Europe and internationally

Preceding the B2B meetings, 16 June will also have a panel discussion on the Challenges of Scaling up in Europe and Internationally that will be live streamed at 12.15 CEST at the link below. Before that, we invite you to join the opening of the event, which will start at 10:00 CEST. While the pitch session will be held as a closed event, we invite you to join the live-With another panel of industry experts, the discussion will provide insight into the environment that cybersecurity start-ups currently face. 

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Check out the Digital Brochure of the Cyber Investor Days.


European transition towards digitised and greener society & economy, is, to a great extent, facilitated by the EU’s achievements in science and research. Cybersecurity is not an exception!

Future Events

Two H2020 projects: SOCCRATES (https://www.soccrates.eu/) and SAPPAN (https://sappan-project.eu/) jointly organize the NG-SOC 2021 workshop, to be held in conjunction with the 16th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2021 – http://www.ares-conference.eu)
August 17 – August 20, 2021, Vienna, Austria

17/08/2021 to 20/08/2021

Do you have an innovative business idea that addresses one of M-Sec’s smart city challenges? Are you interested in security and privacy issues of IoT devices and apps? Then apply by 26 August, participate at the M-Sec Online Contest between 9 and 10 September and get the chance to design, develop and present your business idea before a panel of international experts

06/09/2021 to 10/09/2021