Invested in Europe: breathing life into MedTech startups

11 May 2021
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The use of technologies such as artificial intelligence holds huge potential for medicine. However, for start-ups looking to enter the MedTech market, access to data; high performance computers; and the ability to run pilots can be difficult barriers to overcome. That's where GE Healthcare’s Edison Accelerator platform comes in. Designed to seamlessly integrate AI based clinical applications into existing radiology reporting workflows, it efficiently manages these applications along with their execution and data flows by orchestrating the interoperation with various imaging devices, data stores and other information technology systems. Read more here.

Vaccine production waiver

A TRIPS waiver would jeopardise, not support, efforts to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine production globally

7 May 2021
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Intellectual Property

Global access to COVID-19 vaccines is critical for protecting the health of citizens around the world and ensuring a strong economic recovery. According to Airfinity data, industry is on track to produce 10 billion units of vaccine this year, with manufacturing capability set to increase even further. This is the largest ramp-up in the history of vaccine production. Intense collaboration between the public and private sectors and between companies, enabled by a stable intellectual property framework, has been an essential piece of this incredible success story in terms of research, manufacturing and distribution. 

Rebuilding trade post-COVID-19: Atlantic Council’s EU-US Future Forum

7 May 2021
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Trade & External Affairs

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, as part of the Atlantic Council’s EU-US Future Forum, Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU took to the stage to discuss the state of transatlantic trade ties in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. She was joined for a panel discussion by Former Acting US Representative to the EU, Ronald Gidwitz, alongside Rupert Schlegelmiilch, Director of the Americas, Agriculture, and Food Safety, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission. The discussion was moderated by Katerina Sokou, Washington DC Correspondent, Kathimerini/SKAI TV.