CyberASAP Announces a Record Fifteen Academic Teams to go Through to Phase 2

Posted on: 28/09/2022
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The Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme (CyberASAP) has just announced the outcome of the final selection stage of this year’s programme. We’re delighted to see that five out of a record fifteen are funded by the Security of Digital Technology at the Periphery (SDTaP) initiative. The UKRI-funded SDTaP competition provides funding to business-led demonstrators addressing cyber security challenges in the Internet of Things.

The chosen academic teams, all looking to create solutions with commercial impact from their cyber security innovations, will now develop their Proofs of Concept ready to present at a Demo Day happening on 22nd February 2023 in London.

A record twenty-eight University teams from all over the UK started the sixth year of CyberASAP in April 2022. In September, a final 15 selected to progress to Phase 2 will be put through their paces as the Innovate UK KTN team and its network of mentors provide a unique package of training and support that helps academic groups export their research from the lab out to the market.

The Final 15 Teams/Projects for CyberASAP 2022/23 are as follows:

Leeds Beckett University
Hacktivity Cyber Security Labs

Edinburgh Napier University
LastingAsset: Reliable and secure crypto custody for institutions

Teesside University
D-PRIV: A Data Anonymisation System for Pervasive Health

Open University
GICAST – Gamified Intelligent Cyber behaviour Assessment and Skills Training

Loughborough University
AI-driven Attack Graphs for Threat Modelling (ANTHEM)

Bournemouth University

University of Sheffield
ATDPS: Adaptive Trojan Detection and Prevention Systems for Networks-on-Chips (NOCs) – Phase II

University of West London
ROS-PCON: Attack Preventive Control for Robotics

Queen’s University Belfast
D-Ron: Rogue behaviour detection in the drone swarms using digital twins

Oxford Brookes University
Multiple Ordered Fungible Handshakes (MOFHS) as a tool to improve cybersecurity for small integration projects

Cardiff University
Resilient Built Environments (ResBe)

De Montfort University
Auto Security: Socio-Technical Ontology-based Security Automation for Digital Railway Systems

University of Warwick
CLADDED: A Cross-Layered Data-Driven System for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Attack Detection

Imperial College London
IoTrim: a dynamic platform against consumer IoT privacy and security threats

Lancaster University
PINCH: Cyber Security Threat Assessment for AI

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CyberASAP (Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme) is the only pre-seed accelerator programme in the cyber security ecosystem which provides expertise, knowledge and support to convert academic ideas into commercial products.

CyberASAP is funded by the UK Government Department for Science, Innovation & Technology (DSIT) and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK and Innovate UK KTN.

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