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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 …

Artificial Intelligence Latest News Policy June 28, 2022 Open Source: Invisible backbone of AI startups

AI rules should be proportionate and risk-based, especially for startups that are building and deploying AI that benefits EU consumers and businesses. Including general purpose AI in the AI Act risks throwing overboard the risk-based approach and casting blanket suspicion on AI startups, which are critical to a competitive AI landscape.  One of the hardest …

Artificial Intelligence DTX Healthtech Charter March 24, 2022 Startups in Artificial Intelligence and Health #TheHealthTechCharter

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a key technology in the digitalisation of health – from transforming the delivery of care to expanding precision medicine. Startups have been at the forefront of the development and deployment of AI in health, pioneering life-changing innovations in the global market. While there have been discussions about improving conditions for …

Artificial Intelligence Policy March 16, 2022 What do startups need from the Artificial Intelligence Act?

For many AI startups, the global challenges we are currently facing (COVID-19, climate change) are opportunities to use technology to improve people’s lives. At the same time, they are building technologies that are currently being regulated by EU policy makers. In this blog post we share key priorities for policy makers to consider in order …

Artificial Intelligence Rocket Club November 10, 2020 3,2,1…Re-launching the Rocket Club! 🚀

In 2019, in the wake of European elections, we set ourselves the goal of forming an Intergroup on startups and scale-ups in the European Parliament. Our Europe💙Startups campaign gathered more than 50 MEPs. Our initial idea didn’t quite materialise but we realised that we had assembled a network of tech-savvy and startupper MEPs. Always true …

Artificial Intelligence October 29, 2020 Regulating Artificial Intelligence – An opportunity for innovation in the European Union?

Artificial Intelligence legislation in Europe has enormous opportunities if we maintain and build a clear pathway for starting and scaling startups in Europe. The ambition at EU level should be to incentivise startup entrepreneurs to innovate and grow their business in any sector. Regulating AI has been high on the agenda of the new European …

Artificial Intelligence DTX Startups October 15, 2020 3 proposals to empower AI startups in healthcare

The use of AI technologies in healthcare is accelerating exponentially. The global market size is expected to grow from $4.9 billion in 2020 to $45.2 billion in 2026. AI startups are developing solutions for diagnostics, clinical decision support, precision medicine, drug discovery and patient monitoring. Recently, we have witnessed startups pivoting to use their AI-based …

Artificial Intelligence DTX June 25, 2020 Healthcare innovation beating cancer: showcasing life-saving startups

Cancer is the second most common cause of death worldwide. According to the WHO, cancer was responsible for the loss of an estimated 9.6 million lives in 2018. Europe has a 25% share of the global cancer burden, with nearly 4 million new cases of cancer registered every year. It is a public health concern …

Artificial Intelligence Policy June 19, 2020 EU legislation on Artificial Intelligence: Incentivise entrepreneurs to innovate!

Last February, the European Commission published its White Paper on Artificial Intelligence announcing an AI regulatory framework to enable the safe development and deployment of AI in the EU. The White Paper release was coupled with the Commission’s consultation for stakeholders to express their opinion. The European Commission wants to propose a risk based approach …

Artificial Intelligence February 27, 2020 What AI Startup Entrepreneurs think about the EU AI Whitepaper 

With ground-breaking rules on AI on the table in the EU, Allied for Startups brings trailblazing AI startup entrepreneurs to the European Parliament to share their ideas and ambitions with policy makers. Stine co-founded Radiobotics to build machine learning algorithms that support radiologists. Lars co-founded Corti.ai to help medical professionals diagnose illnesses in emergency calls. …