Horizon Europe Opportunity: Israel National Cyber Directorate Consortium Participation Cluster 3 - 'Civil Security for Society'


The Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) is a government agency tasked with the protection of the Israeli civilian cyberspace and the building of Israel’s long-term capacities to deal with cyber threats.

The Economy and Growth Center within the INCD’s Strategy Division is looking to participate in the R&D&I Consortium under the Horizon Europe Cluster 3 ‘Civil Security for Society’ calls. The Economy and Growth Center works to establish and reinforce the cyber science-andtechnology base by developing high-quality human capital, support advanced academic research, engage in deep technological R&D, and international collaborations.

The INCD wishes to join as partners to project proposals, to the following call topics:

Horizon-CL3- 2021- BM-01-01: Enhanced security and management of borders, maritime environment, activities and transport by increased surveillance capability, including high altitude, long endurance aerial support.
Horizon-CL3- 2021-CS-01-01: Dynamic business continuity and recovery methodologies cased on models and prediction for multi-level cyber security.
Horizon-CL3-2021-CS-01-02: Improved security in open source and open specification hardware for connected devices.
Horizon-CL3- 2021- CS-01-03: AI for cybersecurity reinforcement.

Horizon-CL3-2022-CS-01-01: Improved monitoring of threats, intrusion detection and response in complex and heterogeneous digital systems and infrastructures.
Horizon-CL3-2022-CS-01-02: Trustworthy methodologies, tools and data security “by design” for dynamic testing of potentially vulnerable, insecure hardware and software components.

Capacities & Skills:

The INCD may contribute to such consortiums with the following long gained professional skills and capacities:

  1. Design Partner Contribution to the development processes and technical requirements.
  2. Collaboration and data sharing between different security actors.
  3. Testing and validation of daily tasks, tools and methods from end use perspective.
  4. Technological, policy, operational, regulatory, ethical and legal consulting from the national government perspective.
  5. Providing appropriate data sets and feeding different information structures.
  6. Assisting user training actions and evaluation activities, including simulation facilities.
  7. Develop knowledge in novel cybersecurity fields.

Point of Contact: Ms. Yaara Sabzerou, Head of Cyber Industry, Economy and Growth Center, Israel National Cyber Directorate - [email protected]