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Call for Projects
3rd edition | 2022

Project submission: july, 10th 

Students Category Presentation
PhD and Researchers Category Presentation
 

Award
 

Access to an integrated Ecosystem of Innovation

Access to an integrated Ecosystem of Innovation

 

Students Category

1st Prize

 

Winning group:

5,500 EUR

(gross amount)

Coordinator professors/researchers of the winning project

1,000 euros

(gross amount)

The winning project

will be awarded

5,500 EUR

Comprised of: 

monetary gross amount of

2,500  EUR

and

3,000 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

2nd Prize

 

2nd place group:

2,500 EUR

(gross amount)

Coordinator professors/researchers of the winning project

750 euros

(gross amount)

The 2nd place project

will be awarded

2,500 EUR

Comprised of: 

monetary gross amount of

1,000  EUR

and

1,500 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

3rd Prize

 

3rd place group:

1,000 EUR

(gross amount)

Coordinator professors/researchers of the winning project

500 euros

(gross amount)

The 3rd place project

will be awarded

1,000 EUR

Comprised of: 

1000 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

Doctorates and researcher’s category

1st Prize

 

 

Winning project:

Prize of an amount equivalent to

7,000 EUR

The winning project will be awarded a prize of an amount equivalent to

7,000 EUR

Comprised of: 

monetary gross amount of

2,000  EUR

and

5,000 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

2nd Prize

 

 

2nd place project:

Prize of an amount equivalent to

3,500 EUR

The second placed project will be awarded a prize of an amount equivalent to

3,500 EUR

Comprised of: 

monetary gross amount of

1,000  EUR

and

2,500 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

3rd Prize

 

 

3rd place project:

Prize of an amount equivalent to

1,000 EUR

The third placed project will be awarded a prize of an amount equivalent to

1,000 EUR

Comprised of: 

1,000 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

Startups category

1st Prize

 

 

Winning startup:

Prize of an amount equivalent to

6,500 EUR

The winning startup will be awarded a prize of an amount equivalent to

6,000 EUR

Comprised of: 

monetary gross amount of

1,500  EUR

and

5,000 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

2nd Prize

 

 

2nd place startup:

Prize of an amount equivalent to

3,000 EUR

The 2nd placed startup will be awarded a prize of an amount equivalent to

3,000 EUR

Comprised of: 

monetary gross amount of

500  EUR

and

2,500 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

3rd Prize

 

 

3rd Prize startup:

Prize of an amount equivalent to

1,000 EUR

The 3rd placed startup will be awarded a prize of an amount equivalent to

1,000 EUR

Comprised of: 

1,000 euros

 in dedicated mentoring hours from experienced professionals with expertise in business modelling, finance, business development and other relevant areas.

Topics of the projects

 

INNCYBER - Call for Projects - 3rd Edition aims to promote the development of innovative projects with national and international impact, leveraging the capacity for innovation in cybersecurity and cyberdefence areas. The projects to be developed should focus on strategic areas of Cybersecurity and Cyberdefence, namely:

a) Security Automation:

- Mechanisms for testing vulnerabilities in implementations using Security-by-Design

b) Threat Modeling applied to IoT:

- Security mechanisms applicable to IoT communication, in terms of data protection

 

c) Threat Modeling applied to Networks:

- Identification of vulnerability testing mechanisms applied in 5G private network scenarios, based on OPEN-RAN and Edge Computing approaches

d) Critical Infrastructures and essential services protection;

 

e) Security and vulnerabilities in the 5G World;

 

f) Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning applied to cybersecurity;

 

g) Cloud Security;

 

h) Security-by-Design (SbD);

 

i) Cybersecurity Certification;

 

j) Cybersecurity Risk Management and Identification;

k) Quantum computing and cybersecurity;

l) Industry 4.0: OT and cybersecurity;

 

m) New strategies to address social engineering attacks;

 

n) Ethics & Human Element of Cybersecurity – bridging the gap between machines usage in cybersecurity and the human decision-maker;

o) Cyber Hygiene and GDPR: Training program for the dissemination of good practices among users;

 

p) Cybersecurity risks, awareness (marketing/communication plan);

 

q) Microeconomics applied to cybersecurity;

Requirements

 

Students category 

 Projects developed by Undergraduate, Postgraduate or Master students from national and international Universities and Institutes

Candidates who have completed their bachelor, postgraduate or master’s degree in the academic years 2020/2021 or 2019/2020 can also apply

  • Candidates must form a group composed by a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 5 students of Graduation, Post-graduation or Master at universities or Institutes

  • Invite one or more coordinating professors (recommended).

  • ​Candidates who have completed their bachelor, postgraduate or master’s degree in the academic years of 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 can also apply;

Doctorates and researcher’s category

 Projects developed by doctorates, doctorate students or researchers

The requirements to participate in Doctorates and Researchers category are:

  • Have a PhD/Doctorate degree; or

  • Attend in the present academic year (2021/2022) a PhD/Doctorate program; or

  • Be a researcher in a University, Institute or Research Center;

Startups category

 Startups that are developing innovative products / solutions with high potential of growth / internationalization

Candidates must have a Startup already formed:

  • Startups at different levels of development / TRL can apply to INNCYBER - Call for Projects if they focus on the cybersecurity or cyberdefence areas;

  • Early stages startups are accepted but they need to have a clear market orientation and the vision to have a commercial product/service in a maximum time frame of 2 or 3 years.

Deadlines

2nd Semester

Registration deadline:  April 15th, 2022

Submission of follow-up questionaire: April 30th, 2022

Deadline for project delivery: July 10th, 2022

Relevant phases

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