Specific investment field of the Fund (cybersecurity), related to a very fast-growing and very prospective market sector of strategic importance for the security of Poland and the region.
The presence of global level, independent sector partner (Thales Group) and a VC financing (The Crowley Group) guarantees objectivity and support to the team of the RDS Fund in choosing the most profitable development scenario for each of the companies (this being cooperation/or acquisitions by the sector investor or independent support by the VC side).
Motivated and properly selected in terms of competences and experience (cybersecurity) RDS Fund's team (total investments and R&D investments exceed Euro 25 mln).
Investing in projects based on the world unique Polish IP created and identified in cooperation with leading national universities and research institutions, raises the likelihood of global market success of funded projects.
The RDS Fund team experience and active participation of partners, which differ in investment profiles increases projects ability to obtain next rounds of financing and likelihood of successfull exit.
A well-thought out and well-structured investment process in the Proof-of-Principle and Proof-of-Concept phases, and a sensible project budget that stipulates relevant involvement in financing the PoP phase.
innovative solutions R&D based, advanced technology, unique IP
Solutions, which aim
to ensure security at the intersection of private (industrial facility systems) and public networks,
Security on intersection of public network and real-time control systems
security on intersection of public network and real-time control systems,
Security of telecommunications networks and real-time control systems
products and services, which ensure the safe functioning of telecommunications networks and real-time control systems (physical – for example on the road, in the sea, in the air; and virtual – the virtual network),
The energy sector, the oil industry, the chemicals, the manufacture of drugs and medical substances
products and services, which increase the security of industrial facilities control systems, especially in the sensitive industries, such as the energy sector, the oil industry, the chemicals, the manufacture of drugs and medical substances,
Secure communication and functioning of the public registries
secure communication (transfer of voice data and data streaming) to the extent adopted to the users’ needs; secure functioning of the public registries, tasks performed by the public administration, at the administration-entrepreneur-citizen intersection,
Financial systems security
products and services ensuring secure integration of new technologies with banking systems, systems of payment entities and/or ATM operators,
Countering identity theft
countering identity theft, solutions related to the authorization and identification, including in banking and mobile payment sectors,
secure storage of data in cloud computing systems, preventing leaks or loss of sensitive data, but maintaining their processing easy; secure functioning of any and all systems based on “cloud” solutions,
solutions, which ensure secure safekeeping of the telemedicine data and personal data, and their secure transfer to the relevant systems,
new risks associated with taking control of “Internet of things” solutions.
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Warsaw University of Technology, Department of Electronics and Information Techniques, Institute of Electronic Systems Institute of Basic Technique Problems, Polish Academy of Sciences AGH im. St. Staszica in Kraków Silesian University of Technology Rzeszow University of Technology University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Davin Geffen School of Medicine, Center for Health Sciences Association of Science Infrastructure Management Support
Sector partner Thales Group
Lublin University of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Institute of Technological IT Systems, Biomedical Engineering Warsaw University, Faculty of Chemistry The Main School of Fire Service, IT and Communications Department Gdańsk University of Technology, Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and IT Lodz University of Technology, Center of Information Technologies ABC Agency, Marek Piasek Top 500 Association of Innovators Hackerspace Group, Warsaw
VC Investor The Crowley Group