CyberASAP Demo day exposes commercial potential of prototype cyber security products & services to investors and industry

Posted on: 05/02/2020

The final 13 teams from this year’s CyberASAP programme get ready to pitch and demonstrate their products.


The culmination of a year-long programme of development and support, the Demo Day for this year’s Cyber Academic Startup Accelerator Programme (CyberASAP) runs next week in London. The event is an opportunity for investors and industry to assess the commercial potential of the 13 products and services which will be demonstrated by the academic teams who have developed them over the course of the programme. If you are interested in attending the Demo Day, simply complete the Expression of Interest form here.


The Demo Day comprises a series of pitches from the final 13 teams, whittled down from 26 who started the programme in April 2019. These finalists will be in action, each giving a five-minute pitch and then showcasing their products during an informal networking session, following the pitches.


The final 13 teams and products featured in the Demo Day are as follows:


TAPCHA: Bournemouth University

Online fraud prevention, CAPTCHA reinvented for everyone & every device


Draconia: Bournemouth University

A cost-effective, dedicated bolt-on service for advanced threat detection


The Privacy Tool: Bournemouth University

Privacy risk assessment made simple


GuardKeeper: Coventry University

Advanced authentication and secure connections in hostile environments


INSURE: De Montfort University

A portable wireless intrusion prevention systems for smartphones and tablets


BLEMAP: Royal Holloway

Bluetooth security and vulnerability insight [in a blink]


Prinesec: Royal Holloway

Creating causality chains to empower predictive threat detection


PriSAT: University of Glasgow

Automated Assurance of Privacy-by-Design in Software Systems


BioGenerate: University of Gloucestershire

Harnessing the body’s biological signals to efficiently generate unique cryptographic keys


Verifiable Credentials: University of Kent

Replacing all credentials with W3C standardised, cryptographically-secured, electronic credentials


PhishAR: University of Oxford

Phish-proofing user authentication by harnessing the power of AI and AR


SPYDERISK: University of Southampton

Automated risk assessment for ISO 27001 certification


OnlynShield: University of Wolverhampton

Automated safeguarding software shielding children and vulnerable adults from harmful internet content and communications.



The funding competition for the 2020/21 programme opens on Monday 10 February (full details are here), with a webinar briefing by Innovate UK on Tuesday 11th February at 12. You need to register to attend this webinar.


You can also register your interest in CyberASAP 2020/21 Рeither as an academic, investor or industrialist Рclick here to be kept up to date with the programme.


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