Innovate UK (IUK) Demonstrators Addressing Cyber Security Challenges in the Internet of Things Competition

The aim of this competition is to solve industry-focused major cyber security-related challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT). Through the competition, IUK is investing in collaborative, business-led research and development (R&D) projects that will result in a new product, industrial process or service. The competition is part of the Security of Digital Technologies at the Periphery programme, which aims to ensure that IoT systems are safe and secure.

The aims of this competition are to:

  • solve major industry-focused cyber security-related challenges in the Internet of Things;
  • transfer world-leading knowledge from the UK research base to UK industry;
  • develop new products or services and intellectual properties (IPs); and
  • address technology, societal and business challenges.

 

Proposals must:

  • focus on cyber security for IoT;
  • include artificial intelligence or machine learning;
  • demonstrate how it can be commercialised;
  • show a balance between technical and social impact.

Applicants should include a plan to test nearer-to-market interventions and experiments in real environments.

IUK is looking to fund a portfolio of projects within this competition. The portfolio will be spread across a range of scope areas.

Proposals must address at least one of the following themes:

  • Operational resilience technologies for the protection and recovery of data in IoT.
  • Intelligent control systems for industry, and commercial and public sector buildings to ensure critical systems function as they were designed.
  • Intelligently protecting the occupants and the systems of the digital home.
  • IUK will fund industrial research projects and experimental development projects.

 

Competition Opens: Monday 18th February 2019

Deadline: Wednesday 1st May 2019 at 12:00pm

Demonstrators Addressing Cyber Security Challenges in the Internet of Things Competition
https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/286/overview

IUK Website
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/innovate-uk