IPACSO is a project by two academic (Waterford Institute of Technology and the Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung) and and three industry partners (Vasco Data Security, Espion Group and LSEC), aimed at supporting the development of innovative cyber security and privacy related activities in Europe. Supported by the European Commission under the FP7 Framework Program, the aim of the project is to develop a series of support tools to help innovators to establish their own activities in the domain of Cyber Security, Privacy, Trustworthy ICT and IT security.
IPACSO aims to (1) Increase the innovation capacity of European ICT - Security companies, (2) connect innovators with potential partners, clients, researchers and investors, and (3) create visibility and credibility for cyber security & privacy innovations ‘Made in Europe’
Supporting services for European Cyber Security Companies±
- IPACSO has created an Innovation Framework, a knowledge and decision- support framework for innovators to identify, assess and exploit market opportunities
- IPACSO organizes Innovation Bootcamps for Cyber Security Entrepreneurs throughout Europe
- IPACSO is the founding father of the European Cyber Security and Privacy Innovation Awards, rewarding those companies that are bolstering Europe´s cyber security landscape
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TNO is THE most renowned research organization in the Netherlands. It was founded by law in 1932 to enable business and government to apply knowledge. As an organisation regulated by public law, TNO is independent: not part of any government, university or company. TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the sustainable competitive strength of industry and well-being of society.
TNO Cyber Security & Resilience works with private companies and the public sector at home and abroad to tackle some of the most prevalent challenges, now and in the future.
TNO SME Support actively supports dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Netherlands through innovations. The SME focuses on solving or answering questions from SMEs; and bringing TNO knowledge to the attention of SMEs.