CyNam are excited at today’s announcement by CBI President, Brian McBride, regarding the launch of Cyber Tech West, a cluster that will bring together world-leading cyber and technology capability from across the West of England to drive economic growth, regional prosperity and better protect UK plc in the online sphere.
As a key partner in Cyber Tech West, CyNam will work with CBI and regional stakeholders from across the public and private sectors to establish a cluster of both national and global significance, anchored in the West and underpinned by values of collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
This geography boasts a rich concentration of anchor institutionsdensity of cyber expertise. The broader region is home to universities with world-leading expertise in cyber and related fields: University of Bristol, UWE, University of Gloucestershire, University of Bath, University of Wolverhampton, University of Cardiff, University of Oxford. DSTL & MOD in Wiltshire and GCHQ / NCSC in Cheltenham, key government institutions, are based in the region with many primes and Tier 1s also having a strong presence, including Raytheon, BAE, Northrop Grumman, BT, CGI, Atkins, Sopra Steria, Deloitte, CACI, Roke, Airbus, Leonardo, and .
The West is also home to a thriving Cyber Tech Start-up, Scale-up & SME community with over 75 companies actively growing in the region with
the NCSC for Start-ups program supporting the growth and development of over 20 Cyber tech start-ups each year.
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CyNam MD, Rich Yorke says: “Since 2016 CyNam have been on a mission to grow the Cyber ecosystem by being the catalyst for cross sector collaboration, innovation, and skills development.
We believe the conditions for long term, sustainable growth are . Cyber Tech West aims build on this to activate greater innovation and investment.
Cyber Tech West represents a clear opportunity to join up across the cyber, and national security communities to further establish the region and the wider UK as a global technology super-power and in doing so, drive meaningful economic growth that will engage and benefit the whole of society.