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DTX Innovation July 27, 2023 The Silent Pandemic: Startups Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance

Antibiotics are a mainstay of modern medicine, revolutionising the treatment of infectious diseases worldwide. By killing or preventing bacteria from reproducing and spreading in humans or animals, they make for the most important type of agent in fighting bacterial infections. However, a significant threat to the achievements of the antibiotic era is Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), …

Innovation Policy July 12, 2023 Open source software: Empowering startups in the global market

Open source software (OSS) has become a critical tool for startups seeking to thrive in today’s competitive landscape. Its affordability, flexibility, and ability to facilitate global scalability have positioned it as an invaluable asset for emerging businesses. Interestingly, the European Union recognises the significance of open source software and its role in fostering innovation. In …

DTX Innovation July 4, 2023 Startup Solutions Tackling HIV Stigmatisation

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) attacks the body’s immune system, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases. Its transmission remains a major global health concern, affecting more than 36 million people globally, of which 2.3 million people live in Europe. Antiretroviral therapies have been developed to help lower viral loads, fight infections and …

Innovation Latest News Startups March 2, 2023 White House Opens New Frontiers in Patent Trolling, Leaves Startups Behind

Last week, U.S. President Joe Biden upheld a controversial limited exclusion order which could ban the sale of Apple’s popular Watch product in the United States after a ruling by the International Trade Commission late last year. The order upholds the enforcement of a patent by AliveCor, a medical device manufacturer, and while the facts …

DTX Innovation Uncategorized February 2, 2023 Healthtech startups can be vital players in the fight against cancer

Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths every year. However, evidence has shown that 40% of cancers are preventable. With breakthrough advances in cancer research and innovation, there are an increasing number of treatments and care. Startups can play a key role in the development of patient-centric solutions …

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 …