Major new cyber security innovation centre for London

Major new cyber security innovation centre for London

Up to £14.5m will be made available to develop the centre

  • Will see established firms working alongside cutting-edge startups
  • Big boost for capital’s booming tech sector which has had £5.6bn investment this year
  • London is also home to newly created National Cyber Security Centre

London will cement its place as a world-leader in the fight against cyber attacks and threats with an investment of up to £14.5 million in a new innovation centre to develop the next of generation of cyber security technology to help keep the nation safe.

A competition to develop and design the new centre has been launched by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

The investment will be made over the next three years to bolster the UK’s cyber security defences and help make the UK the best place to start and grow a digital business and the safest place to be online.

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