Founding Partners

A specialist management consultancy practice that helps cyber business leaders understand and engage in the transatlantic cyber security market.

An innovation centre and coworking space that specialises in building collaborative communities. Its innovation team are leaders in building expansive ecosystems across government, industry, academia, investors, and SMBs to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing society and the economy. Since 2018, Plexal has played a central role in the delivery of the UK’s National Cyber Security Strategy through its leadership of LORCA, Europe’s largest cyber innovation programme.

A marketing & communications agency, with the heart of a startup and the head of a CTO. Clarity’s mission is to provide clients with a true partner who brings a comprehensive range of tools to bear in solving their most pressing business challenges, and seizing their greatest opportunities. 

In addition to providing communication and media support to help clients achieve their business objectives, it also manages well established industry bodies such as The Internet Service Providers Association, The HealthTech Alliance, Comms Council UK and Insurtech UK.

Supporting Partners

CREST is a not-for-profit accreditation and certification body representing the technical information security industry. CREST provides internationally recognised accreditations for organisations providing technical security services and professional level certifications for individuals providing vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, cyber incident response, threat intelligence and security operations centre (SOC) services. CREST Member companies undergo regular and stringent assessment, whilst CREST certified individuals undertake rigorous examinations to demonstrate the highest levels of knowledge, skill and competence. To ensure currency of knowledge in fast changing technical security environments the certification process is repeated every three years.

techUK is the trade association which brings together people, companies and organisations to realise the positive outcomes of what digital technology can achieve. We create a network for innovation and collaboration across business, government and stakeholders to provide a better future for people, society, the economy and the planet.

Cyber Exchange was originally developed in 2016, to map the UK cyber sector and give companies a platform to raise their profile within the community.

With the aim of stimulating investment, Cyber Exchanges gives organisations the tools to understand the cyber security sector.

By providing a platform to access the latest opportunities and events, from both industry and Government, Cyber Exchange promotes engagement across national and regional cyber security clusters.

To support the growth in the UK cyber sector and encourage international trade, Cyber Exchange has dedicated e-hubs for both accelerator and export support.