Incubator and accelerator programmes have revolutionised tech innovation in other sectors, and they are now making waves in maritime.
London is now rivalling San Francisco as a hub for startup innovaton. A recent City A.M. report highlighted that seven fintech unicorns – companies valued at more than US$1Bn – are based in London, compared to nine in the Californian city. As a world centre for finance and maritime business, London is well placed to promote innovation and support for startup projects.
Maritime Digitalisation & Communications publisher Riviera Maritime Media is therefore hosting a startup session at the Maritime Cyber Risk Management Forum in London on 25 June.
Pitch to an audience of industry experts
Innovators, startups and academic researchers are invited to apply by the 3 May deadline to have a chance of pitching to the audience at the Maritime Cyber Risk Management Forum.
Example focus areas for eligible projects include, but are not limited to:
Up to four selected projects will:
How to apply
Maritime Cyber Risk Management Forum
Maritime Digitalisation & Communications’ Maritime Cyber Risk Management Forum takes place at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright’s London riverside offices. As well as the Cyber Security Hub and a simulated cyber attack, the conference programme includes sessions on regulations, compliance and risk management, shipowner and operator perspectives, threats to cyber security in ports and preventing cyber attacks. The roster of speakers includes representatives from AP Møller–Mærsk, IMO, the UK Department for Transport, Tallinn University of Technology, the Estonian Maritime Academy, Norton Rose Fulbright and cyber security companies including F-Secure, Pen Test Partners and Darktrace.