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Covid 19 DTX Innovation September 14, 2021 BioNTech: A Covid-19 Startup Success Story

BioNTech has emerged as one of the pandemic’s greatest success stories, spotlighting the disruptive nature of startups in finding solutions to societies’ biggest challenges. What began as a small, German biotech startup committed to transforming medicine, soon catapulted into a global pioneer in the Covid-19 race to vaccine discovery.  The Covid-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented …

DTX Policy July 20, 2021 Towards a Stronger Health Union – Startups in The European Health Data Space

A digital health entrepreneur’s best skill is the ability to solve problems; from HR to accounting, finance and strategy, to finding a cutting edge-solution for a pressing health challenge. However, an entrepreneur’s vision is often curtailed by the complexity of having to navigate European health policy – which can be highly fragmented and complex. More …

DTX Innovation July 15, 2021 Moonshot Startup Initiatives in the Fight Against Cancer

The torch for the EU Council Presidency has officially been passed on to Slovenia, who will chair meetings at every level of the Council for the next six months. In the Covid-19 recovery era, Slovenia has announced to hold the Presidency under the slogan Together. Resilient. Europe. and place building a better Health Union at …

Covid 19 DTX Innovation June 17, 2021 Your Chance to Win The European Patients’ Digital Health Awards!

Are you the next PDHA champion? Here is your opportunity to win a prize and recognition for your work in digital health innovation! We are very excited to be partnering up for the first ever European edition of the Patient Digital Health Awards – an initiative spotlighting Europe’s best digital health solutions improving the health …

DTX May 20, 2021 Startups in the Democratisation of Care: Digital Mental Health Solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed digital mental health startups in the spotlight. The demand for accessible mental health solutions has paved the way for startups to innovate and deliver access to mental health and psychosocial support services online.  Just over a year ago, the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Looking back, this …

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 …