European Tech Alliance Manifesto for 2030: Unlock European tech leadership at home and beyond

Today, the European Tech Alliance (EUTA) presents its bold, forward-looking manifesto, outlining a strategic roadmap for Europe’s digital policy from now to 2030. In times of geopolitical and economic instability, promoting home-grown tech businesses has never been more central to achieving the European Union’s wider goals. With the right conditions, EUTA members can strengthen Europe’s […]

The European Tech Alliance

Discover who is the European Tech Alliance (EUTA) in this one-pager.  Promoting home-grown tech businesses is central to achieving the European Union’s (EU) wider goals. With the right conditions, our companies can strengthen Europe’s resilience and technological autonomy, protect and empower users online, and promote Europe’s values of transparency, rule of law and innovation to […]

Building Ethical Digital Interfaces: EUTA and MEP Alex Agius Saliba co-host workshop on consumer protection and the promotion of innovation

BRUSSELS, 7 November, 2023 – The European Tech Alliance (EUTA) co-hosted with MEP Alex Agius Saliba (S&D, MT) a workshop on “Building Ethical Digital Interfaces: How to protect consumers without hindering innovation”, in the European Parliament.  The event brought together policymakers, digital rights experts, academics, and representatives from both consumer and tech domains, fostering a […]

Data Act: Rushed Adoption Will Likely Harm Implementation

BRUSSELS, 28 JUNE 2023 – Late last night, European Union negotiators reached a “provisional political agreement” on the Data Act. This compromise between the European Parliament, the Commission, and the Council of Ministers paves the way for formal adoption of the regulation. The Data Act aims to harmonise rules unlocking the potential of data in […]

Position Paper on the Artificial Intelligence Act Ahead of Trilogue Negotiations

The European Tech Alliance (EUTA) fully supports the Artificial Intelligence Act’s (AIA) objective of promoting artificial intelligence (AI) innovation while mitigating the negative impact of “highrisk AI”. EU tech companies should be encouraged to develop and use innovative AI models to compete with global players and foster EU competitiveness. Adopting a risk-based approach toregulating AI […]

EUTA’s contribution to the evidence call on the DSA and conducting independent audits

The EUTA calls for a balanced and clear framework recognising diverse business models. The European Tech Alliance (EUTA) has today responded to the European Commission’s call for evidence on conducting independent audits as part of the Digital Services Act (DSA – Regulation (EU) 2022/2065).  The EUTA emphasises the importance of establishing a balanced and clear […]

Dark Patterns: Protecting consumers without hindering innovation

This article was written by Secretary General Victoria de Posson for the Competition Policy International’s TechREG Chronicle May Edition, under the title: Dark Patterns: Protecting Consumers Without Hindering Innovation. You can find the original here.   Abstract  There is a widespread consensus that design practices involving psychological manipulation and deceit should be banned. However, when […]