Midlands Cyber is one of the 15 officially recognised regional cyber clusters under UKC3, driving cyber sector growth throughout the UK, that’s currently supported by the Department for Science, Innovation, and Technology.

The Midlands boasts many regional opportunities in Cyber/Digital Security that span across a range of sectors: Advanced Manufacturing, Security by Design, Industry 4.0, Automotive, Rail, Aerospace, Fintech & Potential Quantum Tech applications.

Midlands Cyber is dedicated to providing a platform in order to access new markets, discover new partnerships, strengthen international connections, connect with academics to engage with new technologies and promote the skills agenda needed for this sector to flourish in our region.


Mobility and Transport

  • New transport plan will bring £2.7 billion to the Midlands region
  • Digital Security/Supply Chain Assurance
  • Regional Focus on ‘Secure by Design’

Quantum Technologies

  • The UK Quantum Technologies program promised investment of £270million to the R&D of Quantum tech
  • The University of Birmingham Tech Hub has a portfolio worth close to £200m
  • Industry Hotspot in the West Midlands for R&D in Quantum Sensor Technologies

Supply Chain Digital Security

  • QINETIQ – Defence and Government security prime contractors
  • Securing SMEs in the UK Gov Supply Chain


  • Largest Financial Services
    industry outside of London
  • Expected to grow by 25% by 2025
  • Over 650,000 people employed in financial services

International Network

  • Developing international links to other cyber clusters namely in Maryland, US, Nord France and Euratechnologies, North Europe, and other new international partnerships.

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