Plexal and DSIT buckle up as co-pilots for Cyber Runway 3.0

We at Plexal are thrilled to have reinforced our partnership with the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology through the arrival of Cyber Runway 3.0. This aligns with our position as the innovation company solving society’s challenges through collaboration with government, startups and industry. Cyber Runway is supported by the Centre for Secure Information Technologies […]

National Cyber Security Show: Innovation through collaboration 

Individually, we’re strong but together we’re stronger. While a startup has exciting new ideas, government and industry possess insights and resources. So, what happens when you throw them together and blend up their respective expertise? You get innovation through collaboration. This was the key topic delivered at the National Cyber Security Show (NCSS) on Thursday […]

From neurodivergent skills to password eradication – meet the second DiSH Accelerator cohort 

Our first Digital Security Hub (DiSH) Accelerator Programme ended in February. Since then, we’ve left the heat high to ensure the joint mission between Plexal, Barclays Eagle Labs, Lancaster University, University of Manchester and Manchester City Council keeps cooking. We’ve developed DiSH with a target of supporting 500 startups and creating over 1,000 jobs in Greater Manchester and […]

Ensuring smart city building blocks have a robust foundation

Smart cities; connected places; digital cities – no matter your preferred term of endearment for these tech-centric locations, they’re fast becoming the standard by which governments and organisations hope to improve operational efficiencies in busy living spaces. While accounting for under 2% of Earth’s surface, the UN has revealed cities use 78% of the world’s […]

NCSC for Startups: The “life-changing” power of relationship building

With the most recent NCSC for Startups programme now over, we’re delighted to have had the graduating startups praise the initiative as “hugely inspiring and rewarding”, “transformational” and even “life-changing”. To recap, the innovative companies that joined us and the National Cyber Security Centre at the start of this year included: It was fantastic to […]

Imagine, explore and share – turn your ideas into positive community impact

Are you a community-minded citizen or SME? Full of ideas? Keen on solving challenges? We’ve got just the opportunity to bring your thoughts to life and positively impact our planet in the process. As part of our North Yorkshire Cyber Security Network, we’re delivering hands-on support throughout March with a series of moments for people to […]

Mission to diversify Omani economy and create jobs underway with Cyber Oman 

Plexal, in partnership with the UK Oman Digital Hub, digital risk management consultancy PGI and innovation development company ALJABR, have welcomed a new cohort of SMEs to the Cyber Oman project.  Our mission is to create a cyber secure ecosystem of SMEs and upskilling the Omani workforce in cyber security, all of which is important to […]