SecureX: Funding the Future of Defence

Pitch at SecureX

It’s time to apply to pitch your business at an event hosted by UK Innovation Science and Seed Fund (UKI2S) and Future Planet Capital, designed for pre-seed and seed businesses aiming to secure investment in the defence and security sector.

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What to expect?

  • Pitch for Investment: Showcase your groundbreaking ideas to a select audience of investors, policy makers, and industry experts in the vibrant defence and security ecosystem.
  • Networking Opportunities: Forge meaningful connections with top-tier investors and decision-makers, potentially securing the funding needed to drive your venture forward.
  • Cutting-Edge Insights: Gain valuable insights from successful startups that have received investment, and learn how dual-use technologies are shaping the future of defence and security.

Why SecureX?

  • Fuel Innovation: Embrace the spirit of innovation and position your business at the forefront of a rapidly evolving industry.
  • Enhance Visibility: Connect with influential thought leaders and potential investors, increasing your visibility and credibility within the defence and security landscape.
  • Secure Funding: Secure a unique opportunity to pitch your venture and attract investment from the UKI2S Defence and Security fund and other like-mined investors.


Date: September 20th, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: The Shard, London (Foresight Group’s offices)
Deadline to get your pitch in: Monday 8th September

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Why Pitch at SecureX?

Why Pitch to UKI2S: A unique opportunity to drive innovation and impact in Defence and Security.

UK Innovation Science and Seed Fund (UKI2S) offer a distinct opportunity for ambitious businesses in the defence and security sector. Choosing to pitch to our fund means embracing a path that not only supports your growth but also contributes to the advancement of national security and innovation. Here’s why you should consider pitching your venture to UKI2S…

1. Nurturing Innovation for a Secure Future:

UKI2S is deeply committed to leveraging innovation as a cornerstone of security. We understand that innovation isn’t just about technological advancement; it’s about safeguarding citizens and businesses in an ever-evolving threat landscape. By pitching to us, you become part of a movement that seeks to provide defence and security services as well as cyber security with the cutting-edge tools they need to stay ahead of adversaries.

2. Dual-Use Potential:

We recognise that your product or service has the potential to go beyond the defence and security sector. UKI2S’s unique approach focuses on dual-use technologies that have both defence-specific applications and broader commercial use cases. This means that your innovation won’t just benefit one sector; it has the potential to create a lasting impact across multiple domains. You’ll need to be able to tell us how your innovation is suitable in the commercial as well as defence and security industries.

3. National Seed Investment Backed by Key Authorities:

UKI2S is backed by significant stakeholders, including UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the Ministry of Defence (MOD), the Department of Science Innovation and Technology (DSIT), and the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), among others. This support is a testament to our mission-driven approach and alignment with key government policies, emphasising sustainable growth, societal health and security, enhanced productivity, and economic gains.

4. Ongoing Support for Success:

We’re invested in your success beyond the pitch. As part of our commitment to your growth, we offer ongoing support such as leadership coaching to hone your skills, strategic guidance for further funding, and assistance with executive recruitment to bring the right talent to your team.

5. Impactful Ecosystem and Connections:

By pitching to UKI2S, you become an integral part of an impactful ecosystem that fosters connections with visionary entrepreneurs, influential decision-makers, and forward-thinking investors. Your participation not only positions you for potential investment but also opens doors to collaborate with like-minded innovators driving positive change.


Ready to make your mark?

When you choose to pitch to UKI2S, you're not just seeking funding; you're joining a movement that propels innovation, strengthens security, and contributes to the greater good.

Embrace the opportunity to make a difference – pitch to UKI2S and be a catalyst for innovation that transcends boundaries.

Ready to make your mark? Secure your pitch slot for SecureX and embark on a journey of growth, impact, and innovation.

Pitch for Success: Ready to take your business to the next level? Pitch at SecureX to secure crucial funding for your pre-seed or seed venture. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to propel your growth. Register to pitch by completing the form here.


You can transform your startup into a game-changer.

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