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DTX Startups April 7, 2021 5 startups improving access to healthcare

On the occasion of World Health Day, we are sharing the inspiring stories of startups who are leveraging technology to improve access to healthcare.  Happy World Health Day, everyone! This day is celebrated globally every year since the founding of the World Health Organisation in 1948. This year, the theme is Building a fairer, healthier …

DTX March 18, 2021 What do digital health startups need to thrive post-COVID?

Startup entrepreneurs are driving the digital transformation of healthcare but regulatory fragmentation hinders their potential. European policy makers can support startups scaling digital health innovation across borders by building a level playing field. The digital health sector has grown exponentially in the last year. Venture funding totalled a record $14.8 billion globally, a 66% increase …

DTX February 18, 2021 Health apps by prescription: the need for a common European approach

Startups are some of the leading innovators behind the emerging digital therapeutics market. As conversations around reimbursement pathways and prescriptions of digital therapeutics are starting to take place, we advocate a coordinated approach at the EU level.  Digital therapeutics, evidence-based therapeutic interventions driven by software, is a rapidly growing subset of digital health. Its global …

DTX Startups February 4, 2021 How startups support Europe’s Beating Cancer efforts

This article was originally posted on June 25, following the European Parliament’s vote to set up the Special Committee on beating cancer. It has been modified and published again on February 4, following the publication of Europe’s Beating Cancer plan. Cancer is the second most common cause of death worldwide. According to the WHO, cancer …

DTX Latest News January 20, 2021 Allied for Startups DTx publishes first Annual Report

Allied for Startups DTx’s first Annual Report provides an overview of our activities and engagements in 2020 as well as perspectives for 2021.  Allied for Startups DTx started in 2019 to enhance the policy environment and reduce barriers for startups in the European healthcare ecosystem. During the last year, digital health policy has become a …

DTX December 11, 2020 Lessons from speaking to digital health entrepreneurs

On Wednesday, Allied for Startups and MEP Brando Benifei co-hosted a webinar “Digital Health innovation & startups during COVID-19 and beyond” to discuss the opportunities and challenges the digital health sector is facing. The video recording is available here.  We thank the panelists for a thought-provoking and inspiring discussion. The speakers on the panel included: …

DTX Latest News November 25, 2020 Webinar: Digital health innovation & startups during COVID-19 and beyond

Allied for Startups & MEP Brando Benifei are hosting a virtual event Digital health innovation & startups during COVID-19 and beyond on 9 December at 5 PM CET.  This webinar will bring together key digital health stakeholders – award-winning digital health entrepreneurs and innovators, European policy makers and Patient Associations to discuss the opportunities and …

DTX November 18, 2020 What will EU4Health bring to digital innovation?

The ambitious EU4Health programme aims to advance the digital transformation of healthcare. We see enormous potential for digital health startups to play a key role in this process. Startups are developing AI applications in healthcare, telehealth platforms and digital therapeutics – areas that are predicted to develop and grow exponentially in the coming years.  What …

DTX Startups November 9, 2020 Why should digital health startups be part of policy conversations?

COVID-19 highlights the extraordinary potential of digital health startups, which regulation can empower to further scale. To do so, we advocate building a dialogue with the entrepreneurs behind them. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitisation of healthcare. Digital health startups are developing innovative digital health solutions to support healthcare systems and patients, provide new …

DTX Startups October 22, 2020 PDHA: digital health innovators awarded by patients

The Patients’ Digital Health Awards winners were announced in the virtual ceremony last Friday. After carefully considering the applications from over 13 European countries, Patient Associations chose 3 digital health solutions that improve the quality of life of patients and caregivers. As a partner of this initiative, we are proud to see a diverse list …