Start-ups or scale-ups with innovative cybersecurity products/services partner with large and medium-size FIs that are the end-users of the technologies, to develop and/or demonstrate cybersecurity solutions in the finance sector.
In order to facilitate potential partnerships between start-ups/scale-ups and FIs, OCE hosted a partnering forum to bring together potential collaborators for Technology Development and Demonstration projects.
How to Apply
Applications must be initiated in AccessOCE by an OCE Business Development Manager (BD). Once initiated, the Applicant will receive login information to begin completing the application.
Applications must be accompanied by a signed letter of support from the FI, confirming the high-level project scope, budget, timelines, commitment to the project as a “Project Contributor/Partner,” and attestation to having read the OCE funding agreement.
Prior to submission, applicants must first request their BD to provide an endorsement of the application for eligibility and suitability. Once the endorsement is provided, the applicant or BD will then be able to submit the application.
Successful applicants and their partners must execute OCE’s standard funding agreement, within 30 days of notification of award.
More details on the application process