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Systematic’s Cyber & Security Hub co-organises its event ‘Horizon Cyber’ with Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, ECSO, ACN, Banque Populaire Val de France and the support from the Ile de France region.

This event aims to boost the Cyber & Security Community and interact with its local territories through a dedicated conference on the following topic: ‘What’s up in Cyber security in Europe?’

Morning session:

  • Conference on the research programmes in Europe with a focus on certification, security, assessment and cyber evaluation
  • Update on the Digital Europe and the Horizon Europe programmes
  • Pitches of pre-selected startups

Afternoon session:

  • Investor presentation
  • One-to-one meetings (Startup / Investor)
  • ‘Cyber Investor Day’ will give opportunities to promising SMEs to meet specialised investors (private and corporate venture funds)


The Horizon Cyber event is organised in partnership with the Paris Cyber Week and the European digital transformation forum, which takes place on Wednesday 30th September and Thursday 1st October.

Paris Cyber Week
Wednesday 30th September & Thursday 1st October

Horizon Cyber: Friday 2nd October


Horizon Cyber

9.30: Conference « what’s up in Cyber security in Europe?”

9.30: Introduction to the session

    • Luc Carpentier, General Manager, Banque Populaire Val de France
    • Bernard Giry, Digital, innovation and research advisor, Région Île-de-France
    • Alexandra Rosetti, Vice-Présidente déléguée au développement économique et à l’attractivité du territoire,Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

9.45 – 10.10: Round table : The next cyber research programmes in Europe (Horizon Europe)

    • Thibaud Antignac, Executive Director, SPARTA
    • Géraud Canet, French Delegate for Programme Committees in H2020 : ICT and Secure Societies, MESRI
    • Geoffroy Hermann, Referent for research, ANSSI
    • Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro, Full Professor, IMT

10.10 – 10.35: Round table: Focus on certification, security, assessment and cyber evaluation.

    • Roberto Cascella, Senior Policy Manager, ECSO Certification and regulation
    • Philippe Blot, Lead Expert Certification, ENISA
      Luc Chausson, Project manager and auditor, LNE
      Franck Sadmi, Chargé de mission “Certifications de sécurité alternatives” ANSSI Assessment and cyber evaluation

10h35 – 10.45: Blockchain: How is it used, which partners? – Join the B-hub dynamics

    • Mona El Jadaoui – Project Manager, Systematic Paris-Region
    • Karl Gedda – Director of development, Systematic Paris-Region

10.45 – 10.55: Break

10.55 – 11.00 : Cyber Investor Day’s opening

11.00 – 12.00: Startup/SME Pitches


    • 1.30: Investor presentation
    • 2h00: One-to-one meetings between investors / companies (Startups/ SMEs, Applications are closed)

4.00 : End of event