European Cyber Week

From 21 to 25 November 2016RennesFrance



As a region at the cutting-edge of cyberdefence and cybersecurity, Bretagne will be hosting the European Cyber Week. This high-level event, organised by cyber cluster Pôle d’Excellence Cyber, will feature a week-long agenda brought to you by key cyber stakeholders from both France and Europe.

This event is intended for cybersecurity communities including startups, small businesses, industry, research, and academia.


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ICT Proposers' Day 2016

ICT Proposers' day 2106 in Bratislava, Slovakia on 26 and 27 September is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17.

ICT Proposers' Day 2016 is organised on Monday & Tuesday the 26-27 September 2016, as part of Digital Week in Bratislava.This event falls during the Digital Week and will be followed by the Digital Assembly on 28-29 September in Slovakia.

The event will focus on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17 in the field of Information & Communication Technologies. It will offer a unique and exceptional opportunity to build quality partnerships with academics, researchers, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe.

For registration, please visit the event website.

To make the most of ICT Proposers' Day 2016, to join networking sessions and for networking purposes, add your ideas and upload presentations by accessing your personal My event profile.

The programme will include:

  • Networking sessions organised according to the Pillars and Topics of the Work Programme 2016-17, where potential proposers present their project ideas;
  • Information sessions including how to prepare and submit a proposal in H2020;
  • Information stands which cover general and horizontal topics of the Work Programme 2016-17;
  • A European Commission ICT information desk to supply information on the content and logstics of the event;
  • Booths, organised by village, where European Commission officials provide information on the topics of the Work Programme 2016-17 and which serve also as meeting points for proposers interested in the same research and innovation topics;
  • Ample space for informal networking and bilateral meetings between participants;
  • Face2Face Brokerage event (run by Ideal-Ist), where you can sign up for short (20 minute) pre-arranged face-to-face meetings.

European Brokerage Event DS-06-2017: Cryptography

The French NCP’s for ICT and Secure Societies, the Security Research NCP Network (SEREN3), IDEAL-IST, UPMC, INRIA, Systematic, and Safe Cluster are pleased to invite you to the brokerage event dedicated to the topic: DS-06-2017: Cryptography, that will take place on Monday 5th September 2016 in Paris.

At this event, supported by the European Commission, you will have the opportunity to share with the participants an overview of your company products, services, and competencies in the cryptography area. You can also present your own proposal concepts. Then, you can meet representatives from SMEs and other organisations, in order to exchange ideas with the aim of paving the way for future cooperation.

Participation in the brokerage event is free of charge. However, registration is mandatory.

Please register online by 30 August 2016 at the following link.

Seats will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis due to the limited capacity of the meeting room.

SecMatch 2016

8th June 2016, Olympia, London

SecMatch 2016 is an international B2B matchmaking event, focused on wireless and internet security, with the aim of enabling and facilitating organisations in these fields to engage with potential partners for research, technology or business cooperation.

Organised by Enterprise Europe Network and the BeWiser (Wireless and Internet Security in European Regions) cluster network, the event is set in the context of European Union’s Digital Agenda, to further encourage research and innovation efforts and highlight commercial opportunities for European SMEs in wireless and internet security sectors.

SecMatch participation is aimed at organisations from the wireless and internet security sectors engaged in research and development activities, seeking technology and know-how, and those ready for, or already engaged in, the internationalisation of their business activities. Those targeted for participation are SMEs, ICT cluster organisations, startups, universities, and investors.

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Innovation procurement workshop for the security sector

9 June 2016, Riga (Latvia)

The European Commission is pleased to invite you to the eafip Workshop for Security Sector Public Procurers, to be held in the War Museum in Riga, Latvia on the 9th June 2016. This particular workshop focuses on public procurers in the security / defence / law enforcement / disaster and crisis management sector (e.g. ministries of interior, defence, justice; regional and local authorities; police forces; fire and rescue services; disaster and crisis management centers etc.).

The aim of the event is to highlight the benefits of innovation procurement of ICT solutions through the Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) approaches across Europe, with a particular focus on public order, safety and defence.

The workshop is free of charge and will feature:

  • Presentation / networking discussion on the EU funding opportunities for PCP and PPI (in the framework of the Horizon 2020 calls).
  • Presentation of case examples and lessons learned.
  • Presentation / networking discussion on the eafip Toolkit (aimed to support you in preparing your innovation procurement).

The workshop is only open to public contracting authorities who will have a unique chance to openly discuss unmet procurement needs, innovation concepts, project ideas, and much more. All procurers will have an opportunity to briefly present their ideas / plan / projects in the parallel sessions.


You can already start thinking of concrete examples that you would like to implement!

For more information and registration, please visit the event website.

Security Research and Innovation Event 2016

1 - 2 June 2016 at World Forum, The Hague (The Netherlands)

SRIE2016 is the event where industry, governments and knowledge institutions come together to discuss the latest security challenges for Europe. Main topics are: terrorism, border management, cybercrime, financial investigation, forensics and space & security. Do you want to get access to the latest security innovations and knowledge and meet potential new business partners, key players and decision makers from the European security domain? Join SRIE2016!


The SRIE2016 attracts visitors from all over Europe, including policy makers, industry representatives, practitioners and researchers.

Programme (free to attend)

SRIE2016 demonstrates the strength and inspiring results of innovation and triple helix cooperation in the security domain. The event will be opened by the Dutch Minister of Security & Justice Ard van der Steur and will contain an innovation room, SRE conference & expo, workshops and matchmaking programme.

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