Goldilock: A Hardware-Based Cyber Defence Solution - DASA Case Study

Mar 04, 2024

In collaboration with the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), West-based SME Goldilock has developed a cutting-edge hardware system called Drawbridge. This solution addresses critical challenges in cyber security by allowing operators to physically connect or disconnect any network or device from a system—all remotely and without relying on the internet or software protocols.

CompTIA and Cyber Ready: Developing Cyber Talent - Applications Open

Mar 04, 2024

Find out more on CompTIA and their Cyber Ready programme in the West Midlands. 

Funded Cyber Essentials Programme

Feb 26, 2024

Small or micro companies registered in the UK and working on the development of fundamental Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, Quantum technologies, Engineering Biology, or the design and development of semiconductors / semiconductor IP blocks can apply for help. 

The Digital Security by Design (DSbD) Technology Access Programme (TAP) - Open Call

Feb 26, 2024

The Digital Security by Design (DSbD) Technology Access Programme is an initiative delivered through £80m of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding which has been matched by more than £200m of industry co-investment.

The Pall Mall Process: Tackling Cyber Intrusion Threats

Feb 20, 2024

The Pall Mall Process aims to address the proliferation and misuse of cyber intrusion capabilities through international collaboration and policy exploration.

Is your company the UK’s Most Innovative Cyber Security SME 2024?

Feb 20, 2024

Are you a trailblazer in cybersecurity? Does your business bring groundbreaking innovations to the UK market?

Empowering Women to Lead Cyber Security - Midlands - Spring - New Cohort Open!

Jan 29, 2024

This is a unique, cross-sector, leadership program for women in cyber security and resilience, delivered by Empowering You and in association with techUK and the Government Security Group in Cabinet Office. The aim is to build a collaborative and powerful community of women leaders in Cyber Security across the UK.

UKC3 Cyber Cluster Organisation Survey 2023-24

Jan 29, 2024

The Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) has commissioned Ecorys UK and Perspective Economics to conduct an evaluation of the UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration (UKC3) Programme to measure its impact and inform future interventions.

This evaluation covers the current financial year, from April 2023 to March 2024. It will aim to understand how effective the UKC3 Programme is in supporting clusters, how clusters are using the funding, and to gain insight into cluster governance structure.

UK Government release new business guidance to boost skills and unlock benefits of AI

Dec 06, 2023

The UK government is seeking input from the UK's expert community on a new AI skills framework.

NCSC release their annual review for 2023

Nov 27, 2023

NCSC have released their annual leave for 2023 which runs from 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2023.

They have spoken about emerging threats which can effect Critical National Infrastructure. 

Santander X Global Challenge - Cyberprotect the Future

Oct 02, 2023

We wanted to flag the latest exciting opportunity for cyber security startup and scaleups, the Santander X Global Challenge & Cyberprotect the Future.

Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) Open Call for Innovation

Oct 02, 2023

The Open Call is looking for innovative ideas to improve the defence and security of the UK.


Do you have a question about the cyber cluster and how we can accelerate your business regionally and internationally? Please get in touch and one of the cluster advisors will respond as soon as possible.


Nord France Invest
Worcester Local Enterprise Partnership
Coventry University
West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre
Midlands Engine
Worcester 5G
Cyber Ireland