The Swedish Data Protection Authority: “It is our job to support privacy innovations”

It´s our job to ensure that we, through knowledge-building efforts and in parallel with the new data protection regulation, support innovators' opportunity and ambition to already from the beginning incorporate the law in the technology. Smart privacy innovations can in the future be an important competitive advantage for both Sweden and the EU, said Lena Lindgren Schelin, Director General of the Swedish Data Protection Authority, at Vinnova's breakfast meeting on Wednesday morning.

Indivd secures investment to accelerate the development

Indivd, which has developed a unique AI technology for facial anonymization (anonymized facial recognition), has now secured funding to cope with the coming year and to prepare for an international upscaling. Behind venture capital is an investor group led by the Stockholm-based investor Martin Roos.

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The Swedish Data Protection Authority: “It is our job to support privacy innovations”

It´s our job to ensure that we, through knowledge-building efforts and in parallel with the new data protection regulation, support innovators' opportunity and ambition to already from the beginning incorporate the law in the technology. Smart privacy innovations can in the future be an important competitive advantage for both Sweden and the EU, said Lena Lindgren Schelin, Director General of the Swedish Data Protection Authority, at Vinnova's breakfast meeting on Wednesday morning.

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The face recognition company raises money – wants GDPR-secure the technology
The face recognition company raises money – wants GDPR-secure the technology

The face recognition company raises money – wants GDPR-secure the technology

Startup Indivd, which has developed an anonymized facial recognition technology, have received money from the investor Martin Roos. This is because the company needs to stay afloat while waiting for the technology to be audited by The Swedish Data Protection Authorities.

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Indivds expert about tech-trends 2020: ”Privacy will be crucial if you want consumers to trust you”
Indivds expert about tech-trends 2020: ”Privacy will be crucial if you want consumers to trust you”

Indivds expert about tech-trends 2020: ”Privacy will be crucial if you want consumers to trust you”

Fredrik Hammargården from Indivd spoke at the large seminar on Techtrends for 2020, hosted by Breakit and Kindred. He participated in a panel debate together with the Camilla Björkman, CEO at Breakit, the digitization expert Paulina Modlitba, Carolin Solskär, IT-woman of the Year, and Sören Thörnlund from Kindred.

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Indivd secures investment to accelerate the development
Indivd secures investment to accelerate the development

Indivd secures investment to accelerate the development

Indivd, which has developed a unique AI technology for facial anonymization (anonymized facial recognition), has now secured funding to cope with the coming year and to prepare for an international upscaling. Behind venture capital is an investor group led by the Stockholm-based investor Martin Roos.

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