Manchester City Council has appointed a consortium of partners led by Barclays Eagle Labs to create a cybersecurity innovation centre in Greater Manchester. Plexal will design the centre’s accelerator and
Since 23 March 2020, Plexal (which delivers the government-backed LORCA cyber programme) has been working with Beauhurst to analyse the impact the pandemic is having on the funding landscape for
When Plexal launched LORCA (which runs a cyber accelerator) in 2017, we were tasked by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport with raising £40m over three years. Today,
LORCA, the cyber programme Plexal is delivering, has released The LORCA Report 2020. The report takes the pulse of the UK’s growing cyber ecosystem and features research with Beauhurst along
Plexal, which delivers the LORCA cybersecurity programme, has partnered with Hub8 – a purpose-built workspace dedicated to supporting Cheltenham’s flourishing cyber community. Plexal members, including the members of our cyber
The government launched the Innovate UK Fast Start Competition in April to “fast-track the development of innovations borne out of the coronavirus crisis while supporting the UK’s next generation of
In just over a month, the world has been changed by COVID-19 in staggering ways. Industries have pivoted, supply chains have begun manufacturing new products to deal with the crisis
The UK5G Testbed and Trials Working Group was created to understand the specific challenges in the UK’s 5G ecosystem, as well as coordinate progress across the trials and testbeds taking place to uncover potential use cases for 5G.
We’re excited to reveal that Plexal has partnered with global innovation platform SOSA as part of SOSA’s expansion into the UK.
Hot on the heels of news that UK tech investment reached a record £10.1bn in 2019, we’re excited to announce that RazorSecure, a member of our LORCA programme, has raised £2.6m in its latest funding round.
We’re excited to introduce you to the 20 scaleups we’ve selected to join our fourth cohort of cyber innovators, which is also our largest and most international yet.
LORCA, the cybersecurity programme Plexal’s innovation team is delivering for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, has just welcomed 15 scaleups to its third cohort. If you remember,