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Data Latest News Startups October 13, 2022 The Data Act: An opportunity to unleash startup potential?

The Data Act is a legislative proposal from the European Commission which aims to regulate non-personal or industrial data within the European Union. It consists of the following three main strands: data relations between industrial actors, cloud data infrastructure and international data transfers. If done correctly, it has the potential to help foster startup growth …

Data Latest News Press Release October 7, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: The US executive order is a pivotal step towards transatlantic data transfers that work for startups

[Brussels, 7 October 2022, contact: ines@alliedforstartups.org]  The US  executive order on transatlantic data transfers is a pivotal step towards an agreement that will facilitate data transfers on both sides of the Atlantic. Allied for Startups welcomes this approach from the US administration which will bring significant benefits for startups.   Speaking about the release, Allied For …

DTX Healthtech Charter October 3, 2022 The French Fitness Check

Calling all healthtech entrepreneurs and experts in France! Have your say in the French Fitness Check to spotlight startup perspectives on the state of the French healthtech ecosystem.  All too often digital health innovators invest time and resources navigating complex regulatory measures across Europe. This, in turn, hinders digital health solutions from reaching their full …

Latest News Policy Startups September 23, 2022 Time to lead on global economic policy development

By Michael McGeary, Founding Board Member, Allied for Startups  As governments around the world emerge from facing down the economic and public health crises of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are turning towards forward-looking policy development, especially with regard to technology and its role in society. In the US, antitrust, competition and privacy are once again …

Artificial Intelligence Digital Single Market Policy September 22, 2022 How may the AI Liability Directive impact startups.

For many AI startups, the global challenges we are currently facing (COVID-19, climate change, and the energy crisis) are opportunities to use technology to improve people’s lives. This is why AFS  has actively participated in the policy debate on AI since the first White Paper on the topic was published in February 2020. Advocating for …

Innovation Latest News Startups September 21, 2022 The energy transition at the hands of startups

Rethinking the ways in which we produce and consume energy is more pressing than ever. In 2015, the Paris Agreement reached a global consensus around the necessity to adopt measures to achieve climate neutrality and mitigate climate change consequences. The same year, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,  which included “affordable and …

Data DTX Policy September 1, 2022 Q4 Projects and Priorities

We’re back after a restful summer break, fully recharged and excited to jump back in on our projects ahead. Entering the last quarter of 2022, we take a look at Allied for Startups’ exciting upcoming activities. Allied for Startups Annual Summit 2022 Allied for Startups will be hosting its Annual Summit in October 2022! After …

Data DTX Policy July 28, 2022 Pre-Summer Startup Milestones

As we round off the first half of 2022, we take a look at some of the key projects and milestones that have shaped our work at Allied for Startups for the last few months.  Growth We’re expanding in every possible direction! We were born almost a decade ago and our Membership growth mirrors the …

Data Innovation Startups July 14, 2022 Turning the Data Act into the key to a successful startup-fuelled recovery

In February 2022 the European Commission presented the Data Act. The Data Act is one of the main pillars of the European Strategy on Data, the plan that the EU has to create a single market for data that “will allow it to flow freely within the EU and across sectors for the benefit of …

DTX Healthtech Charter Startups July 14, 2022 Webinar: Digital Health Voices in Policy – The Spanish Fitness Check

On July 12th, Allied for Startups DTx hosted a Webinar on Digital Health Voices in Policy. This event marked the launch of the Spanish Fitness Check, a deep-dive into the Spanish digital health ecosystem. Leading entrepreneurs came together to discuss the future of digital health innovation in Spain, sharing startup regulatory needs to foster better …