Decision on the signing of a contractual arrangement on a public-private partnership for cybersecurity industrial research and innovation between the European Union and the stakeholder organisation

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Series Details C (2016) 4400
Publication Date 05/07/2016
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Decision adopted by the European Commission in July 2016 on the signing of a contractual arrangement on a public-private partnership for cybersecurity industrial research and innovation (cPPP) between the European Union and the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) association.

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The launch of this public-private partnership on 5 July 2016 is part of a series of initiatives aimed at securing the European Union (EU) against cyber-attackes and enhancing cooperation across borders among all sectors active in this field. It was expected to trigger €1.8 billion of investment by 2020.

A Communication on strengthening the European Union's cybersecurity industry and single market was also published alongside this initiative.

Source Link https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/commission-decision-establish-contractual-public-private-partnership-cybersecurity-cppp
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The Independent, 05/07/2016: EU members states to receive €1.8bn of cybersecurity funding http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/eu-cybersecurity-funding-a7120406.html
EurActiv, 05/07/2016: Cybersecurity research fund accused of protectionism https://www.euractiv.com/section/innovation-industry/news/cybersecurity-research-fund-accused-of-protectionism/
PC World, 05/07/2016: EU plans $2B investment in cybersecurity research https://www.pcworld.com/article/3091708/eu-plans-2b-investment-in-cybersecurity-research.html

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European Commission: SWD(2016)216: Report on the public consultation activities of the European Commission for the preparation of the EU Cybersecurity contractual Public-Private Partnership and Accompanying measures https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/commission-staff-working-document-cppp-and-accompanying-measures
European Commission: Press Release, 05/07/2016: Commission signs agreement with industry on cybersecurity and steps up efforts to tackle cyber-threats http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2321_en.htm
European Commission: Fact Sheet, 05/07/2016: Q&A - Commission boosts cybersecurity industry and steps up efforts to tackle cyber-threats http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-2322_en.htm

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