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The workspace

At LORCA, we provide our members with a purpose-built space, designed to help cybersecurity innovators do their best work.

With dedicated meeting and breakout rooms, and a range of desk options, LORCA is housed within the wider Plexal workspace.

Our members have access to all services provided by Plexal, as well as the services provided by our preferred business support partners.

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Technical set up for Cohort Members


What makes LORCA unique is the range and quality of technical and engineering capability we offer. The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), Queen’s University Belfast, is a delivery partner. An NCSC recognised Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, CSIT is the UK’s Innovation and Knowledge Centre for cybersecurity. Cohort members have free across to bespoke engineering support, and wider members are able to participate in regular academic masterclasses and seminars.


In addition, remote access to testing facilities are also available from

  • CSIT’s Experimental Test Network
  • CSIT’s Malware Analytics Lab
  • CSIT’s ICS Security Lab
  • CSIT’s Data Security and Authentication Lab
  • Deloitte’s Cyber Intelligence Centre

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  • Dedicated Makers’ Yard workshop for rapid prototyping that comes with 3D printers and scanners
  • Coffee points, kitchens, fresh fruit and access to our chocolate 3D printer for high-tech snacks
  • Indoor street food and healthy vending machine from Mother
  • Discounted access to Olympic sporting facilities and nearby gyms
  • A variety of meeting rooms that can be booked online
  • Free use of our private phone booths, snugs and impromptu meeting room
  • Postal and printing facilities
  • Secure entry and on-site reception
  • Dedicated events space for 200+ people, plus a green room and catering facilities
  • Free shuttle bus to Stratford International, bus and underground stations every five minutes
  • Showers, lockers and indoor bike racks
  • Superfast internet and LoRaWAN connectivity
  • 90% off Hubspot for Startups if you’re at seed stage, or 50% off if you’re a Series A startup