Press release

Build38’s Mobile App Security Platform Set to Revolutionize Cybersecurity with European Cybersecurity Competence Center Grant

Barcelona, Spain January 22, 2024 – Build38, a leading provider of mobile app security solutions, is thrilled to announce that it has received a significant grant from the European Cybersecurity Competence Center. This funding will support the optimization and enhancement of Build38’s mobile app security solutions, under the project name BUILDSAFEMARC. As mobile applications continue to play an integral role in our daily lives, the importance of robust cybersecurity measures has never been greater.

With the increasing prevalence of cyber threats, businesses must adopt advanced security frameworks to protect their applications and data. The BUILDSAFEMARC project addresses these critical needs by developing cutting-edge security solutions that are easily integrable and highly effective.

Key benefits for Build38’s clients

  1. Enhanced security without extensive investmentThe BUILDSAFEMARC project focuses on creating mobile app protection solutions for both Android and iOS platforms that do not require substantial cybersecurity investments from companies. This approach allows businesses to allocate more resources to product development and innovation rather than on costly security infrastructure.

  2. Protection against external threatsBuild38’s optimized solutions will shield mobile applications from external threats and attacks, ensuring the integrity and security of sensitive information without requiring in-house cybersecurity expertise. This is particularly beneficial for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that may lack the resources for extensive cybersecurity measures.

  3. Transversal cybersecurity solutions The project aims to implement solutions that protect against reverse engineering and other sophisticated attacks, providing comprehensive security for a wide range of sectors including banking, financial services, personal identification, health, automotive, and government.

  4. Simple and effortless integration Developers will find it easy to integrate Build38’s security solutions into their mobile applications. This user-friendly approach not only enhances the protection of their apps but also promotes widespread adoption of innovative cybersecurity solutions across various industries.

Christian Schlaeger, CEO of Build38, expressed his enthusiasm for the grant and its potential impact: “We are incredibly honoured to receive this grant from the European Cybersecurity Competence Center. This funding is a testament to the critical importance of mobile app security in today’s digital landscape.

With the BUILDSAFEMARC project, we are poised to revolutionise the way mobile applications are protected, making advanced security accessible to businesses of all sizes. Our solutions will empower companies to innovate confidently, knowing that their mobile applications and sensitive data are secure against evolving cyber threats.
Dr. Christian Schlaeger Quote - Build38

Alignment with EU cybersecurity strategy

The BUILDSAFEMARC project supports the European Union’s objectives of enhancing cybersecurity resilience and competitiveness. By developing technological solutions that secure mobile applications effectively, the project contributes significantly to the EU’s cybersecurity value chain. The integration of these solutions with EU regulatory frameworks ensures compliance with:

  • Directive 2016/1148: ensuring a high level of network and information systems security across the EU.

  • GDPR (Regulation 2016/679): implementing robust security measures for data protection.

  • Cybersecurity Act: strengthening the EU Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) and establishing a certification framework for digital products and services.

Enhanced security solutions

The grant has already facilitated the development of several critical security solutions, including:

Mobile App Security solutions - Build38


The European Cybersecurity Competence Center grant marks a significant milestone for Build38 and the broader European cybersecurity landscape. The BUILDSAFEMARC project will not only bolster mobile app security but also contribute to the EU’s strategic objective of creating a secure and resilient digital environment. By providing innovative and easily integrable security solutions, Build38 is leading the charge in safeguarding Europe’s digital future.

For more information about Build38 and the BUILDSAFEMARC project, please visit

About Build38

Build38 is a pioneer in mobile application security, offering advanced solutions to protect apps from various cyber threats. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, Build38 provides comprehensive security frameworks that safeguard sensitive data and ensure the integrity of mobile applications.

Acknowledgment of funding

The project funded under Grant Agreement No. 1101145884 BUILDSAFEMARC is supported by the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre.

EU Grant logo - Build38


Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the granting authority. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.