Plexal, in collaboration with Surrey Cyber Security Cluster and BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, is thrilled to announce the successful completion of Cyber Runway: Pitch Day in Surrey. The event, held on January 22 from 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM, showcased innovative cyber security solutions and provided a platform for startups to pitch to investors and industry experts.

Cyber Runway: Pitch Day aimed to explore how cyber companies can harness innovation in emerging technologies to enhance their market presence and effectively engage with customers. The event featured experts from BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, who shared valuable insights into sector challenges and strategies for leveraging innovation to enhance offerings.

“I was delighted to discuss trends and share advice on working in defence with the cyber talent of Surrey,” said James Gayner, Director of Defence at Plexal. “Thank you to BAE Systems Digital Intelligence for hosting us on the day and sharing your expertise with everyone.”

“It was great to see the enthusiasm and innovation which all the start-ups have in their market areas. We look forward to tracking their progress and supporting as they take their ventures onwards and upwards,” remarked Adrian Nish, Head of Cyber Portfolio at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence.

Cyber Runway, funded by the Department of Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), is the UK’s premier cyber security accelerator, supporting founders from ideation to scale-up. With nearly 200 companies supported over the past two years, Cyber Runway has facilitated product launches, funding raises, and pilot agreements.

“Surrey’s a powerhouse for cyber security and events like this are shining examples. It’s not just about the tech; it’s about building connections, breaking new ground and empowering the immense new talent in the area. Exciting times ahead!” – Steve Coburn, Director, Surrey Cyber Security Cluster

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