Innovators are at the very heart of Europe’s new industrial strategy which charts a course for it transition towards digital leadership. Europe’s industrial strengths include high quality research, and a vibrant start-up ecosystem and a mature infrastructure, key elements of the cybersecurity landscape. Cybersecurity is a top priority in Europe with the EU investing in research and innovation since the early 1990s. A rich array of large and small businesses, universities and research organisations ensure a there is a constant flow of new results, services and skills emerging.
The EC-funded project cyberwatching.eu has created a marketplace which captures these diverse innovations and is home to the many results of R&I projects. By building and nurturing a community of dynamic innovators in cybersecurity & privacy areas, the project has created a grass roots environment for innovation exploitation and sustainability opportunities. This natural framework connects research results with both the demand and supply sides.
With many results from H2020 projects featured, EU SMEs have also taken advantage of the platform and published their own innovative solutions on the platform. Users can preview and validate new leading-edge services, showcase their own solutions to potential users or partners who can support them in the evolution from prototype to real market solutions. In addition, users can provide early validation and feedback, thus possibly steer the direction of future development and research.
The Marketplace is an excellent chance also for end-users, in particular SMEs, which can benefit from services and solutions supplied by R&I projects, having the opportunity to both test and implement beyond the state-of-the-art cybersecurity solutions. This gives them a competitive advantage and the opportunity to attract more customers, create personalised services, sell premium cybersecurity- & privacy-enhanced services, and productise cybersecurity & privacy solutions.
Having its results published on the marketplace entitles a provider, being an EU-funded project or a SME, to receive a series of benefits which include:
The platform addresses end-users’ needs, enabling user-friendly discovery of the leading edge solutions which are present on it. The products can be filtered according to the five categories provided by the Network and Information Security (NIS).
We look forward to having your product in our marketplace catalogue.
Insert your product now by logging in Cyberwatching.eu, scrolling down the main page of your project and clicking on Add products under the box called Actions on the right side of your screen.
In the last few years, cyber security has become more of a priority for all types of organisations than ever before.