Tenders and Opportunities

Below are tender opportunities and guidance. We will keep this page regularly updated. If you’d like your tender, opportunity or call out featured on this page – drop us an email at hello@cybernorth.biz.

Regional and National Tenders and Opportunities

  • Cyber security tenders can be found here
  • Government security tenders can be found here
  • Defence tenders can be found here
  • Advice and guidance to applying for cyber security tenders can be found here

  • To register for tender alerts from the National Cyber Security Centre email ncsc-tenders@ncsc.gov.uk


Leads UK

Project: Penetration testing, North East, Human health and social work activities, Employees: 1600, Users: 400, Turnover: G: 100M to 250M, Number of sites: 9

Decision: Within 3 months. Implementation: Within 4 months. More details.

Leads UK

Project: Cyber Security, North East, Construction. Employees: D: 50 – 99, Users: 88, Turnover: E: 20M to 50M, Number of sites: 2

The prospect has not yet looked at any solutions on the market so is keen to engage with providers to understand what they can offer. Budget allocated upon solution.

Decision: Within 3 months. Implementation: Within 6 months. More details.

Leads UK 

Project: Cyber Security, North East, Storage and distribution. Employees: E: 100 – 199, Users: 20-30, Turnover: C: 5M to 10M
Number of sites: 1

The client knows £1,300-£1,500 per day is the average cost of Penetration Testing, Getting Cyber Essentials ready they are unsure of how much investment would be required for this

Decision: Within 3 months. Implementation: Within 6 months. More details.

Cohort 7 of CyberASAP

Cohort 7 of CyberASAP is expected to commence in May, with an Innovate UK competition opening in late March. CyberASAP is the Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme funded by DSIT and delivered by Innovate UK KTN in partnership with Innovate UK. Any UK academics with an interest in taking part in CyberASAP Cohort 7 can register interest now.

Cyber Innovation Challenge 2023

City of London Corporation and City of London Police launch latest Cyber Innovation Challenge. Read more here.

Dell for startups programme

Dell UK is proud to partner with CyberNorth to provide a range of discounts on selected IT and other benefits to its members. These include:

  1. Up to 20% discount off laptops, desktops, monitors, servers, and accessories
  2. Access to our Startup Advisors specially trained for your unique needs
  3. Dedicated account manager to work with your community.

To access these benefits, visit the Exclusive Member Offer page, enter your email and [CYBERNORTH] as your Unique Member Password, copy a discount code and click the accompanying Shop Now. Paste discount code at Dell checkout! Or connect with one of our trusted advisors, and ensure you mention your discount code.

Connect with the team and our startup advisors at ukstartups@dell.com  we’d be delighted to support! Remember to cascade to your IT buyers and procurement Managers too! Discount codes can be redeemed here.


If you spot an opportunity you think might be of interest to the CyberNorth cluster community, drop us an email at hello@cybernorth.biz or tag us on Twitter @north_biz.