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GreenTech Latest News Startups March 22, 2023 World Water Day: Startups’ contributions to solving the water challenge

The world is currently facing a global water and sanitation crisis resulting in a lack of access to safe drinking water for a significant amount of the world’s population. The United Nations has launched a call to action to find solutions to tackle this pressing challenge. Startups have responded to this open call and continue …

Data Latest News March 15, 2023 Startups’ joint statement on the Data Act

The Data Act is built on ambitions that startup associations share and has the potential to bring a key resource -data- to more startups. Startup-friendly data policies should, however, balance the incentives and costs involved in the value-chain of dataset creation and maintenance. In this context, we have concerns that several provisions of the Data …

Latest News Startups Talent March 8, 2023 The gender gap in the digital community – a challenge ahead

As this year’s International Women’s Day theme is “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”, we want to celebrate the valuable contributions women have made to advance innovation and technology through entrepreneurship. However, it’s critical that we draw attention to the gender gap that still remains when it comes to ICT (Information, Computers and Technology) …

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 …

Latest News Startups March 2, 2023 All hands on deck: Startups emergency capabilities

The February 6th earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria have devastated millions, causing irreparable losses and pain. We would like to express our solidarity and willingness to contribute to the efforts of the crisis response. We’ve noticed outstanding activities from startups and the tech community involved in the rescue process and relief aid. From applying …

DTX Healthtech Charter Latest News February 20, 2023 2022 Highlights in Healthtech: The DTx Annual Report

Allied for Startups launched its 2022 DTx Annual Report – diving into our healthtech project’s main activities and growth this past year. With digital health initiatives under the spotlight, join us as we continue to enhance the policy environment for startups and support innovation in healthtech worldwide.                 Download the …

Latest News Startups February 6, 2023 Time for Washington to take on ITC reform

This article has been written by Michael McGeary and was originally published in Delaware Business Times on January 31, 2023.    The new year has brought with it renewed fears about inflation in the global economy, with new data indicating that an astounding 90% of small business owners are deeply concerned about rising costs. According …

Data Latest News Policy January 30, 2023 How startups will be affected by a potential extension of scope of Article 27 of the Data Act to data holders?

We are closely following the discussions on the European Commission’s proposal on the Data Act and its impact on the startup ecosystem. Startup communities are particularly concerned about recent discussions on the extension of the scope of Article 27 from “data processing services” to “data holders”. International data transfers are a key element of innovation …

DTX Latest News January 26, 2023 What happens when policy makers, entrepreneurs and startup communities discuss the future of digital health?

Allied for Startups hosted its second annual DTx Startup Congress in Brussels on January 25th, 2023. The hybrid event brought together startups, policy makers, and ecosystem builders to exchange views on the current state of digital health in Europe and beyond! The first segment of the event featured a panel discussion comparing & contrasting different …

Artificial Intelligence Latest News Policy January 26, 2023 Summary: Exploring the impact of the AI Act on Startups in Europe survey

A recent survey of over 100 high-tech AI startups which drive AI innovation by developing diverse AI systems, with both specific and generic purposes, and 15 Venture Capital firms (VCs) in the EU, has shed some light on potential startup challenges stemming from the EU’s AI Act proposal. This survey conducted by a coalition of …