Workshop

ENISA Validation Workshop – Effective models for NIS Startups

ENISA is conducting a study to identify the challenges and opportunities for EU start-ups in Network and Information Security and to promote the creation of an environment (from a market and from a policy perspective) which will allow innovative ideas in NIS to be nurtured within the EU market. To validate the findings and recommendations of the study, ENISA is organising a work meeting with stakeholders from the industry and the policy making sides. The meeting will take place in Brussels, on the 10th of November from 9:30 to 16:00 and will be hosted by the European Commission.

Time
November 10, 2017 from 09:30 to 16:00
Place
European Commission-DG Connect, Room 0/S1, Avenue de Beaulieu 25 1160, Brussels, Belgium
Contact name
Dr. Athanasios Drougkas and Mrs. Christina Skouloudi
Contact phone
(+30) 2814409581
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ENISA is working on a study with the objectives of understanding the start-up landscape from a technological and market perspective, gaining insight into the investment and funding channels available for NIS start-ups and building knowledge of the opportunities for growth of the EU NIS start-up. The output of this study comprises recommendations that aim at promoting the creation of an environment (from a market and from a policy perspective) which will allow innovative ideas in NIS to be nurtured within the EU market

To validate the findings and recommendations of the study, ENISA is organising a validation workshop with industry representatives and Policy makers. The meeting will take place in Brussels, on the 10th of November from 9:30 to 16:00. The workshop is hosted by the European Commission and the workshop agenda additionally includes presentations from selected industry representatives from both the start-up and the funding side.

Target Audience

The target audience includes:

  • Start-ups in Network and Information Security
  • Private innovation funding channels (VCs, Angel investors etc.)
  • Incubators / accelerators
  • Representatives from the NIS industry
  • National public institutions in charge of economics, research and innovation
  • EU and Member State Policy Makers

Agenda and material

9:30 - 9:45 ENISA Welcome Speech, Dr. Athanasios Drougkas, Officer in NIS, ENISA

09:45 – 10:10 Startup Europe Activities for EU Start-ups, Helen Koepman, Deputy Head of Unit, Startups and Innovation, Digital Single Market Directorate, DG CONNECT at European Commission

10:10 - 11:10 Presentation of ENISA study: Findings, Dr. Athanasios Drougkas, Officer in NIS, ENISA

11:30 - 13:00 Presentation of ENISA study: Recommendations, Christina Skouloudi, Officer in NIS, ENISA

14:00 - 14:20 Startup support in Luxembourg, Dr. Younis Hijazi, Head of EU Liaison, LuxInnovation

14:20 – 14:40 EU start-ups cybersecurity trends, Gerome Billois, partner, Cybersecurity & Digital Trust, Wavestone

14:40 – 15:00 The start-ups perspective, Emmanuel Gras, CEO & co-founder, Alsid

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