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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 …

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 …

DTX Startups September 24, 2020 State of the Union address: 3 takeaways for digital health

The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen held her State of the Union address last week, presenting the priorities for the coming year. Von der Leyen called for building a stronger European Health Union, with a robust EU4Health programme, and ignited the debate on increasing the EU’s health competence. She also emphasised …

DTX Latest News Startups September 17, 2020 Telemedicine in Europe: Opportunities and Challenges

The telemedicine sector has experienced a major shift in the last months. The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have caused a sharp increase in demand for online consultations and telehealth solutions. However, multiple barriers need to be addressed to support sustainable adoption of this sector across Europe. Lack of legal frameworks providing clear rules and …

DTX Startups August 6, 2020 Telemedicine startups in Europe catapulted into the future

Update: Our report on telemedicine in Europe and interviews with telemedicine startup entrepreneurs are available here. When the COVID-19 outbreak hit, patients and doctors suddenly found themselves facing a new reality. Healthcare systems and clinicians were overwhelmed and visiting health facilities involved an increased risk of virus transmission. In many countries, physical consultations and examinations were …

DTX Latest News July 6, 2020 Call for applications: Patients’ Digital Health Awards

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the Patients’ Digital Health Awards! This is a unique opportunity for digital health startups across Europe to gain recognition for their patient-focused innovative solutions and for building meaningful connections with Patients’ Associations and healthcare stakeholders.  PDHA 2020 will reward 3 person-centric digital health solutions that improve the …