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Artificial Intelligence Data Policy Privacy Startups February 23, 2024 The EU’s AI and Copyright Laws: The Challenges Ahead For Startups

Although one may think that artificial intelligence (AI) and copyright are issues separately addressed, nothing could be further from the truth, particularly today. With the rise in popularity of tools such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Stability AI’s Stable Diffusion, EU policymakers decided to regulate the use of generative AI (GenAI) systems, i.e. the technology at …

Artificial Intelligence Data Policy January 31, 2024 AI, Startups, and GDPR: A Privacy Tango with a Twist

Startups are at the vanguard of providing AI solutions to grand societal challenges. Yet, those AI solutions are only as good as the data they are fed, which includes extensive amounts of personal information. This is precisely why, soon after generative AI applications like ChatGPT went viral at the end of 2022, privacy concerns rapidly …

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Latest News Policy January 26, 2024 The European Commission’s AI Innovation Package: What does it mean for startups?

On 24 January 2024, the European Commission unveiled its ‘AI Innovation Package’ to support European startups in the development of trustworthy AI. This initiative does not come out of nowhere and goes along with the European Union’s much-anticipated AI Act, the world’s first comprehensive law on artificial intelligence. But what exactly is this package about …

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Latest News Trade January 19, 2024 EU-US Trade and Technology Council: What is it and why does it matter for startups?

As Brussels and parts of the US were hit by blizzards, another kind of storm is brewing: the next EU-US Trade and Technology Council Summit. On 12 January, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai confirmed that the next EU-US Summit will take place in Washington D.C. on 30 January. But what exactly is the TTC and …

Artificial Intelligence Latest News Press Release December 10, 2023 PRESS RELEASE: Startups concerned about last-minute requirements on GPAI models agreed in AI trilogues.

[Brussels, 10 December 2023, contact [email protected]] Allied for Startups welcomes policymakers’ ambition to create the first AI legislative framework. The final agreement, however, has differed enormously from the European Commission’s initial risk-based approach, which promised to allow for startup innovation to thrive. Speaking about the agreement, Allied for Startups EU Director, Inés Moreno-Alonso said: “While …

Artificial Intelligence Latest News Open Letter Policy October 24, 2023 Open Letter: The AI Act is an opportunity to provide regulatory stability for startups

Allied for Startups sent an open letter highlighting the reasons why regulating GPAIs and foundation models will have detrimental effects on the startup ecosystem. Download the PDF here.

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Policy Uncategorized September 18, 2023 Navigating the landscape of the EU’s voluntary AI initiatives

Now that the AI Act, originally proposed in April 2021, is on its way to be adopted by the end of 2023, one may think that the topic of artificial intelligence will incrementally cease to make the headlines in the EU. On the contrary, in the months to come after the adoption of the AI …

Artificial Intelligence Latest News Press Release June 14, 2023 PRESS RELEASE: AI Act Plenary vote: Startups call for a harmonised and proportionate AI Act

AI Act Plenary vote: Startups call for a harmonised and proportionate AI Act [Brussels, 14 June 2023, contact [email protected]] With the adoption by the European Parliament plenary of the joint report on the Artificial Intelligence Act, Allied for Startups urges policymakers to consider startups’ perspective in its upcoming negotiations.  Speaking about the adoption of the …

Artificial Intelligence Latest News Open Letter June 12, 2023 Ensuring a fair and proportionate AI Act for startups

Allied for Startups sent an open letter highlighting key recommendations on the AI Act to Members of the European Parliament. The letter puts forward 3 main asks to ensure the text remains fair and proportionate for startups. Download the PDF here.

Artificial Intelligence Latest News Policy May 3, 2023 ‘Back to Basics for Startups’ – AI Regulation in the EU

What’s proposed? The European Commission has proposed a new Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) to regulate the development and use of AI systems in the European Union. The proposed legislation outlines a risk-based approach to AI, with four levels of risk categorisation: unacceptable risk AI, high-risk AI, limited risk AI, and minimal risk AI. If …

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