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Innovation Latest News Policy December 13, 2022 The cybersecurity reform is an opportunity for innovation

By Alejandra Plaschinski, Director for LATAM at Allied for Startups Cybersecurity legislation has been under discussion in the Mexican Congress in recent months. This debate comes at a key moment to position Mexico as a leader in the digital ecosystem for Latin America. The reform gives congress the possibility to attract capital investment while boosting …

Innovation Latest News Startups September 21, 2022 The energy transition at the hands of startups

Rethinking the ways in which we produce and consume energy is more pressing than ever. In 2015, the Paris Agreement reached a global consensus around the necessity to adopt measures to achieve climate neutrality and mitigate climate change consequences. The same year, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,  which included “affordable and …

Data Innovation Startups July 14, 2022 Turning the Data Act into the key to a successful startup-fuelled recovery

In February 2022 the European Commission presented the Data Act. The Data Act is one of the main pillars of the European Strategy on Data, the plan that the EU has to create a single market for data that “will allow it to flow freely within the EU and across sectors for the benefit of …

DTX Innovation Startups June 23, 2022 Spotlighting Digital Health Innovation: The EU Patient Digital Health Awards

Allied for Startups DTx is thrilled to partner up for the European Patient Digital Health Awards! Following last year’s successful first edition, we applaud the initiative’s mission to spotlight the most patient-focused innovations and allow startups to gain visibility for their work. With the call for applications now open, we invite all European digital health …

DTX Innovation Startups May 23, 2022 Digital Health Startup Voices: Tokitus

Allied for Startups DTx brings together a network of digital health startup, policy makers and key healthcare stakeholders to bridge the voice of entrepreneurs in healthtech policy and governance. As part of our Digital Health Startup Voices series, join us as we get to know our newest member Tokitus – a platform that offers high-quality …

Data Innovation Privacy May 5, 2022 Startup entrepreneurs, how has the GDPR affected your business?

The General Data Protection Regulation has been one of the most important compliance milestones of the overall EU agenda on data. It provided a harmonized framework for any organization around the world dealing with the personal data of EU citizens.  After 4 years of full GDPR applicability, we would like to hear the voice of …

Innovation Startups April 1, 2022 Startups Driving a Greener and More Sustainable Future

From wildfires in Australia to floods in Europe, societies are already feeling the impacts of climate change. Halving global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 is arguably one of humankind’s greatest innovation challenges. As natural-born problem solvers, startups have stepped up to the plate and are playing a fundamental role in the transition to a …

Data DTX Healthtech Charter Innovation February 10, 2022 Access to Health Data for Research and Innovation #HealthTechCharter

As part of the HealthTech Charter series, this article delves into the Second Best Practice on the Reuse and Access to Secondary Health Data. Find out what leading entrepreneurs have identified as the most empowering practice to scale their solutions within Europe.   Health data replaces guess work. It empowers researchers, patients, and clinicians to make …

DTX Healthtech Charter Innovation Policy December 9, 2021 The Launch of The HealthTech Charter: Standards in Digital Health Innovation

The HealthTech Charter was officially launched on December 8, 2021, placing a spotlight on the future of digital health innovation in Europe. As a best practice repository of the most empowering policies and measures for digital health innovations to succeed, The HealthTech Charter brings entrepreneurial perspectives to the policy-making table.   During the event, leading entrepreneurs, …

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 …