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Damen Shipyards Group - Oceans of Possibilities

Damen Shipyards Group has been in operation for over ninety years and offers maritime solutions worldwide, through design, construction, conversion and repair of ships and ship components. By integrating systems we create innovative, high quality platforms, which provide our customers with maximum added value.

Our core values are fellowship, craftsmanship, entrepreneurship and stewardship. Our goal is to become the world’s most sustainable shipbuilder, via digitalisation, standardisation and serial construction of our vessels. 

Damen operates 35 shipyards and 20 other companies in 20 countries, supported by a worldwide sales and service network. Damen Shipyards Group offers direct employment to more than 12,000 people. 

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CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, DAMEN



MBDA France 


MBDA is a strategic domestic, European and international partner to preserve sovereignty and protect the freedom of our nations by providing decisive military capabilities to protect national security and to enable strategic independence and freedom of action.

MBDA is a unique and successful model of a European integrated defence company at the core of the sovereignty of our nations. With more than 14,000 people working together across France, the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain, our large European footprint gives us the critical mass to compete in the global complex weapon systems market.

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CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, MBDA France



EuroSpike GmbH

Eurospike is a joint venture between Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG, Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd, based in Röthenbach a.d. Pegnitz / Germany.

Eurospike GmbH is responsible for the marketing of the missiles of the Spike family in Europe. Commonalities between the missiles of the Spike family ensure a cost advantage in the production and consequently in the purchase, maintenance and training in the use of specific missiles. Additionally due to the success of Spike sales throughout Europe, most members of the NATO alliance are Spike users which ensures interoperability and also has advantages when needing to stock during exercises.

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CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, EUROSPIKE



SAFRAN Electronics & Defense


Safran Electronics & Defense is an international company with 10,000 employees, built on proven expertise in technologies that underpin sovereignty. By combining human and artificial intelligence, the company develops the products and services that empower aerospace and defense players to observe, decide and guide. Safran Electronics & Defense also supports fellow Safran companies by sharing its state-of-the-art electronics skills and expertise.

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CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, SAFRAN Electronics & Defense



CS Group


To supply smart, cyber-protected, mission-critical systems

CS GROUP designs, develops, deploys, maintains and operates smart, safe and interconnected systems. These systems, based on innovative solutions and products, guarantee the efficiency and security of our clients’ operations and critical missions with extremely exacting requirements.


We provide solutions for Defense & Homeland security, Cybersecurity, Space, Aerospace and Industry customer. Area surveillance solutions are the most advanced ones, in particular for maritime surveillance and protection, with an holistic approach.

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CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, CS GROUP





Swarmly is an aerospace company located in Limassol, Cyprus.
Swarmly is the full cycle manufacturer of ISTAR VTOL UAS
Swarmly VTOLs are field proven, robust, operate anywhere and have short lead time.

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CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, Swarmly





SEIGHT BELLS LTD is an independent high technology company, based in Nicosia Cyprus. We specialize in selected parts of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and Electronics in the domains of Defence, Security, Space, Telecommunications, Cybersecurity, eHealth and Environmental Protection. We are providing disruptive IT solutions and enabling access in emerging technologies, as well as targeting in the specification, design, development, integration, installation, testing and follow-on support of: 

  • Advanced Defence and Security Solutions, 

  • Cybersecurity Solutions and Applications,

  • AI software Solutions,

  • Electronic Systems. Sensors and Devices,

  • EO/IR (Electro-Optical/Infra-Red) systems, software and algorithms,

  • High Demanding Cloud and Data Management Systems and Applications 

  • Communication, Command & Control Systems.

Our main technical capabilities include: 



  • IoT & SENSORS (Design of specialized prototype electronic devices).



  • RESEARCH (ICT in fields of Defence, Security, Space, Telecom, Cybersecurity)


EIGHT BELLS is certified according to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013. Also, we possess Facility Security Clearance, and our personnel can handle National-EU Classified Information. Our values and policies combine Quality, Corporate Social Responsibility, Security, Ethics and Environmental Protection.
The main areas of our expertise are the development of AI accelerated software applications and customizable solutions that enhance Modern Mobile Communications, IoT and Sensors applications, Cybersecurity platforms, and Management solutions for Softwarized Networks, Virtualized Data Processing, and Storage Infrastructures. 

As a highly innovative firm, EIGHT BELLS has achieved to participate in one National Cypriot Defence Project (THISEAS – ATHINA Initiative), in one National Cypriot Dual Use Project (TRACER), in one EDIDP-2020 Defence Project (AI4DEF), in three EDF-2021 Defence Projects (ACTING, AINCEPTION, COMMANDS), in two HORIZON 2020 security projects (RESPOND-A, DRYADS) and in twenty-one HORIZON 2020 / HORIZON EUROPE projects in various domains (5G-softwarized networks, cloud, energy and health).

EIGHT BELLS has the following infrastructure:

  • A private 5G network which provides 5G and 4G Radio Access Network capabilities, for research activities.

  • An outdoor 5G stand-alone unit for 5G research demonstrations on the field.  

  • A privately owned and operated Tier-3 Data Center. 

  • An Electronic Laboratory for the development, testing and evaluating of electronic systems prototypes.

  • An Additive Manufacturing Laboratory offering design for additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping.

  • A Data Center for Research Activities.

More information:

CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, EIGHT BELLS, ZOMIDEA, #cypsec2023



BlueBird Aero Systems


BlueBird Aero Systems is a major player in the unmanned aerial systems industry, specializing in the design and production of mini and small tactical UAS with vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities as well as Loitering munition systems. Our advanced solutions have been combat-proven and are ideal for supporting open and urban scenarios, making them suitable for military ISTAR, peacekeeping, border security, disaster management, law enforcement, S&R, and commercial applications.

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CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, BlueBird Aero Systems, ZOMIDEA, #cypsec2023



Defense Standardization Advice (DSA)


DSA is a private company focused on Defence Standards Management in support of the Defence Industrial Ecosystem. The main DSA Objectives are:

• to provide education and training, build skills, advise and support the cooperation between Civil Standards Developing Organizations (SDOs) and Defence / Security Standardisation Stakeholders (Defence and Security Standardisation Authorities, Ιndustry /SMEs and Academia) on the use of suitable civil standards in defence and security projects, and;

• to strengthen the relations between the Defence and Security International, European and National Standardisation Authorities, Ιndustry/SMEs and Academia in support of the development and implementation of Defence and Security Standardisation Projects.
Benefits of cooperation with DSA.

You can receive advice, support and training on:

  • NATO and European Defence Standardisation Processes and Activities

  • Defence Standardisation Management Best Practices

  • Emerging defence and security standardisation challenges

  • Qualifying interoperable defence capabilities

  • Using suitable civil standards in defence and security projects

  • Innovation Management of Defence Acquisition Projects

  • Implementing defence standards

More information:

CYPSEC 2023, Cyprus Defence & Homeland Security Conference, Cyprus-EastMed, Defense Standardization Advice DSA

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