Startups Secure Spots in Accelerator Program

Accelerator program SpeedUpSecure supports startups in the field of cybersecurity, providing intensive training and access to industry experts.

2023/05/04 by

Cybersecurity startups Queryella and Sanctuary, which emerged from the research groups of two CROSSING Principal Investigators, have successfully qualified for the SpeedUpSecure Accelerator Programme of the StartUpSecure ATHENE incubator. Joining a select group of eleven innovative ventures, they will benefit from an intensive five-month training programme, gaining access to an esteemed network of industry experts and mentors.

Start-up incubator StartUpSecure ATHENE has announced the selection of eleven cybersecurity startups for its next cohort of the SpeedUpSecure Accelerator Program. Designed to foster innovation in the cybersecurity sector, the program offers an intensive five-month training programme to equip startups with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a rapidly evolving industry. Among the selected startups are Queryella and Sanctuary, both spin-offs from research groups affiliated with the Collaborative Research Centre CROSSING. Queryella emerged from the Software Technology research group of Professor Mira Mezini. The startup enables in-depth checks of mobile apps for security vulnerabilities and data protection violations and helps to protect users and companies. Sanctuary develops next-generation security architectures to secure distributed embedded systems. It was founded in the System Security Lab of Professor Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi.

About StartUpSecure ATHENE

Under the umbrella of the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity (ATHENE), start-up projects in the field of cybersecurity are supported by the incubator StartUpSecure ATHENE. It promotes the development of innovative startups in the field of cybersecurity and is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research through the StartUpSecure Initiative.