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Hear about the exciting developments of the Safety Tech Sector through our latest articles, reports, case studies and spotlights. 

Government announces the winners of the Safety Tech Challenge Fund

The Government has today (17 November) announced the five projects that have been selected as the winners of the 2021 Safety Tech Challenge Fund. The selected projects will improve the response to child sexual exploitation and abuse online combining innovative approaches developed by safety tech companies, academics and third sector organisations. 

German safety tech industry gains momentum

Through legislation, awareness raising by media and NGOs, and a great working relationship with the UK, the German safety tech sector has established itself as a key player in the global rise of safety tech.

Safety Tech 2021 Expo: keeping connected

Thank you for joining the world’s first safety tech expo, Safety Tech 2021: Unleashing the Potential for a Safer Internet. Listed within this article is information to help you stay connected with the community, so that you can work towards delivering safer online experiences for users.

Online Safety Data Initiative: Establishing our priorities

Earlier this month, DCMS launched the Online Safety Data Initiative – a 15 month project designed to test methodologies to facilitate better access to higher quality data to support the development of technology to identify and remove harmful and illegal content from the internet.

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New industry consortium launches to transform access to online harms data

DCMS has awarded a consortium of suppliers, led by Faculty, PUBLIC and the Online Safety Tech Industry Association (OSTIA), to deliver the Online Safety Data Initiative. This initiative will work to improve the accuracy of online safety technologies by removing existing barriers around the sharing of online harms data and improving the quality of data accessed.

Safety Tech at the UN

An international panel of experts put safety tech firmly on the agenda at the UN Internet Governance Forum on 5 November 2020, in an Open Forum dedicated to exploring the international potential of this exciting new tech sector.

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