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2024 EU Elections

2024 EU Elections DTX June 13, 2024 EU Elections 2024: Shaping the future of health policy and startups

European voters have spoken in these 2024 elections, bringing about a significant yet nuanced shift in the political landscape of the European Union. While the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) has gained the most seats, and the Greens having declined in their representation, the overall composition of the new EP remains relatively similar, suggesting a …

2024 EU Elections Startups June 5, 2024 EU Elections: What is at stake for startups?

While the sun still has not found its way through the Brussels clouds, EU election fever is reaching its peak in the European capital. In the week of the EU elections, it is high time to have a look at what the polls predict and what these prospective results would mean for startups. Consider this …

2024 EU Elections Competition Startups June 4, 2024 Invest in programs to ensure European workers have the skills they need to compete in the global economy, and entrepreneurs have access to the talent they need to hire.

By Carola Cantaluppi, Public and European Affairs & Partnerships at InnovUp The European Union (EU) is facing an ongoing digital transformation which requires workers to constantly acquire and develop new digital skills. Digital technologies and digital skills are indeed complementary: they reciprocally strengthen each other in pivoting innovation and economic growth.  The EU is currently …

2024 EU Elections Latest News Press Release June 4, 2024 PRESS RELEASE: EU startup associations call for the establishment of a dedicated startup intergroup in the European Parliament

[Brussels, 4 June 2024 – contact David de Bakker, [email protected]] Startups and scale-ups stand at the forefront of economic, technological, and social advancement, in the European Union and beyond. With the EU elections on the horizon, startup associations across Europe are therefore rallying for increased recognition and support for startups and scale-ups, proposing initiatives to …

2024 EU Elections Innovation Latest News Statement June 3, 2024 The Italians join AFS in advocating for increased support for innovative companies across Europe

Italian Tech Alliance and InnovUp, key representatives of Italy’s innovative entrepreneurial ecosystem, are calling for enhanced support for innovative companies across Europe in light of the upcoming EU Elections. “We are excited to support the Allied for Startups manifesto as a means to promote policies in favour of innovative businesses in Europe.” – says Giorgio …

2024 EU Elections Innovation Startups May 27, 2024 A Globally Interconnected Economy: A Catalyst for Startups and Innovation

The importance of a globally interconnected economy for startups and innovation cannot be overstated. The seamless flow of ideas, resources, and collaboration across borders is paramount for entrepreneurial success and driving progress. To illustrate these multifaceted benefits, this article highlights the opportunities provided by a globally interconnected economy and demonstrates how startups can leverage these …

2024 EU Elections Competition Innovation Startups May 16, 2024 The EU must focus on fostering the rules of net neutrality

What is Net Neutrality? Net neutrality refers to a principle that ensures internet service providers (ISPs) treat all online traffic equally and openly, without discrimination, blocking, throttling or prioritisation by user, content, service, application, or any method of communication at hand. In the digital space, the term isn’t just a buzzword; it’s the lifeblood of …

2024 EU Elections Startups May 13, 2024 The impact of disinformation on startups and their role in combating it.

When you say 2024, you say elections! This year, more than 2 billion voters in 50 countries will head to the polls to cast their vote. Would 2024 then be the perfect year to celebrate democracy and free and fair elections? Well, against the backdrop of this super election year, concerns about the increasing spread …

2024 EU Elections Startups April 29, 2024 Support and encourage startup research and investment: Identifying and disseminating best-in-class pan-European investment instruments.

By Miguel Ferrer, SVP Strategy and Public Agenda – Adigital / EsTech Startups and scaleups play a crucial role in enhancing European competitiveness and driving the shift towards a new, innovative production model. These companies have demonstrated the potential to elevate the continent’s productivity, attract international investment, generate employment, and foster innovation across various sectors, …

2024 EU Elections Innovation Startups April 17, 2024 EU Elections 2024 – How to foster the CEE startup ecosystem?

By Lucia Colníková, Portfolio Manager & League for Digital Boost Lead at the Slovak Alliance for Innovation Economy (SAPIE) Although Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) may seem as a humdrum destination for entrepreneurs compared to the huge startup superpowers, the region has been widely acclaimed as a talent-rich destination that has emerged as a cradle …