The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RvO) just opened its third tender SBIR Cyber Security. This SBIR-tender is focused on the resilience of our society and offers plenty opportunity for the development of expertise. The proposals should concentrate on the research programmes of Nationale Cyber Security Research Agenda (NCSRA-II). The tender has now moved into phase 1: feasability study. For more information about the phases within the procedure browse here. The deadline for the proposals is: January 31st 2017.
Society & Economy
The continuous growth and strengths of the digitalisation in The Netherlands is an important impuls for societal growth. A safe and open cyber domain helps our society to use the opportunities and it offers the safeguarding of potential threaths as well as the protection of our fundamental rights and values.
Investing in cyber security helps in avoiding larger costs an allows more space for damage control. Innovative solutions in this area may lead to competitive advantages. The aim is to increase an earned sense of trust in the use of ICT services. This 3rd tender cyber security serves the defensibility of our society and offers chances to develop expertise.
Cyber Security Proposals
Your proposal should enhance cyber security and relate to one of these main goals defined by the government:
- Improving the safety and sense of trust in ICT-infrastructure and services.
- Prepare The Netherlands within the security challenges (in the period 2017-2019).
- Stimulate the Dutch Cyber Security economy.
- Realising high quality cyber security levels in our vital sectors.
- Enhance and broaden knowledge and innovation within cyber security.
- Building bridges between research initiatives in the field of cyber security.
The policy objectives for this call are set out by the government and 2e Nationale Cyber Security Research Agenda (NCSRA-II). De NCSRA-II is part of the National Cyber Security Strategy of the Dutch government.
The agenda is created by the ICT Innovation Platform ‘Veilig Verbonden’ (IIP-VV). The NSCRA-II is assigned by the Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO). Besides the 3rd SBIR-tender there is also a long-term cyber security research programme via NWO: programma cyber security van NWO.
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