ECSO represents an industry-led contractual counterpart to the European Commission for the implementation of the Cyber Security contractual Public-Private Partnership (cPPP). ECSO members include a wide variety of stakeholders such as large companies, SMEs and Start-ups, research centres, universities, end-users, operators, clusters and association as well as European Member State’s local, regional and national administrations, countries part of the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and H2020 associated countries.

ECSO Vision

The main objective of ECSO is to support all types of initiatives or projects that aim to develop, promote, encourage European cybersecurity, and in particular to: Foster and protect from cyber threats the growth of the European Digital Single Market, develop the cybersecurity market in Europe and the growth of a competitive cybersecurity and ICT industry, with an increased market position and develop and implement cybersecurity solutions for the critical steps of trusted supply chains, in sectoral applications where Europe is a leader.

ECSO Mission

Collaborate with the European Commission and national public administrations to promote Research and Innovation (R&I) in cybersecurity, propose a Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) and a Multiannual Roadmap with its regular updates and prepare input for the Horizon2020 Digital Security Calls.

Who can join ECSO?

All types of entities from EU Member and Associated countries can be a part of ECSO.

Working Fields

  • ICT Infrastructure (including cloud, mobile, networks, etc.)
  • Smart Grids (Energy)
  • Transportation (including Automotive / Electrical Vehicles)
  • Smart Buildings and Smart Cities
  • Industrial Control Systems (Industry 4.0)
  • Public Administration and Open Government
  • Healthcare
  • Finance and Insurance


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Turkish Members of ECSO

STM and UITSEC are the Turkish members.

How can be a member of ECSO

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ECSO Roadmap Elements

Detailed Information

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