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DTX Latest News Startups December 1, 2022 World AIDS Day: Moonshot Startup Solutions

In honour of World AIDS Day, celebrated annually on December 1st, we unite in the fight against HIV to show support for people living with HIV, and to remember those who have passed from an AIDS-related illness. Honouring World AIDS Day spotlights that HIV is still present and that there is an urgent need to …

GreenTech Startups November 23, 2022 AFS’ Journey Towards Climate Neutrality

With the Allied for Startups Membership having expressed their interest to incorporate sustainability in the AFS 2022 and 2023 Mandate, we launched a new sustainability vertical to build a global coalition of green tech startups to drive innovation-focused climate action. With sustainability as a core value of our work, Allied for Startups led by example …

Latest News Startups November 3, 2022 Uniting Global Startup Communities – The AFS Annual Summit

Last week, Allied for Startups hosted its 8th edition of the Annual Summit! Representatives from over 23 startup associations across the globe gathered in Brussels to connect, exchange ideas, and vote on our 2023 policy priorities.  After interesting reflections and deliberations, our Members voted on the AFS 2023 Mandate, which outlines our policy priorities for …

Data Latest News Startups October 13, 2022 The Data Act: An opportunity to unleash startup potential?

The Data Act is a legislative proposal from the European Commission which aims to regulate non-personal or industrial data within the European Union. It consists of the following three main strands: data relations between industrial actors, cloud data infrastructure and international data transfers. If done correctly, it has the potential to help foster startup growth …

Latest News Policy Startups September 23, 2022 Time to lead on global economic policy development

By Michael McGeary, Founding Board Member, Allied for Startups  As governments around the world emerge from facing down the economic and public health crises of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are turning towards forward-looking policy development, especially with regard to technology and its role in society. In the US, antitrust, competition and privacy are once again …

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 Healthtech Charter Startups July 14, 2022 Webinar: Digital Health Voices in Policy – The Spanish Fitness Check

On July 12th, Allied for Startups DTx hosted a Webinar on Digital Health Voices in Policy. This event marked the launch of the Spanish Fitness Check, a deep-dive into the Spanish digital health ecosystem. Leading entrepreneurs came together to discuss the future of digital health innovation in Spain, sharing startup regulatory needs to foster better …

Data Privacy Startups June 30, 2022 Startups at the center of the privacy debate: deep dive into the EDPS Conference.

We participated in the European Data Protection Supervisor 2022 Conference!, where we reaffirmed that the privacy debate in Europe is still heated. Our question is: where are the startups? The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is the independent EU authority that ensures all European institutions and agencies respect the fundamental right to the protection 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 …

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