European cyber week, the cyber defence and cyber-security european forum

21 November 2016 @ 09:00 – 25 November 2016 @ 18:00

European cyber defence and security is on the move.


Come to rennes and discover the latest developments in civilian and military cyber technology.

As a region at the cutting-edge of cyberdefence and cybersecurity, Bretagne will be hosting the European Cyber Week. This high-level event, organised by cyber cluster Pôle d’Excellence Cyber, will feature a week-long agenda brought to you by key cyber stakeholders from both France and Europe.

This event is intended for cybersecurity communities including startups, small businesses, industry, research, and academia.

The European Cyber Week is being organised in conjunction with the European Union, the French Ministry of Defence, and Bretagne Regional Council, along with an extensive ecosystem:


And corporate international partners :





C&ESAR Conference: state of play of technological advancements in cyberdefence and cybersecurity – 21, 22 & 23 Nov.

Audience: researchers, engineers, information system directors, military and civilian personnel

Organised by: French Ministry of Defence


EIT Digital symposium: bringing together research and cybersecurity firms – 23 & 24 Nov.

Audience: businesses and labs

Organised by: EIT Digital represented in Rennes by IRISA and INRIA


EEN business meetings: B2B and mix and match meetings between businesses and research labs, between businesses and investors, between SMEs and large corporations – 23 & 24 Nov.

Audience: SMEs, corporate groups, labs

Organised by: BDI and the European Enterprise Network


Table discussion on cyber-security strategies: sharing best practice among European regions for cybersecurity strategies on dual-use technology. – 23 & 24 Nov.

Audience: European regions, businesses, clusters

Organised by: European Union and Bretagne Regional Council with BDI


Invest in cyber: Networking opportunities between startups in their fundraising stage and investors – 24 Nov.

Audience: startups and investors

Organised by: Images et Réseaux cluster


ECW Hacking challenge: open to students only 24 Nov.

Organised by: Sopra-Stéria, Airbus Defence & Space, Groupe Thalès and Telecom Bretagne.


Symposium on smart grid cybersecurity: state of play of research in the field of smart grid cybersecurity – 25 Nov.

Audience: cybersecurity and smart grids researchers

Organised by: SEE (a French learned society specialising in electricity, electronics and ICT)


For further information and registration :