DATEurope is the industry association for digital assistive technology in Europe


Our vision is to enable access to assistive technology for all. Our mission is to unite the DAT industry across Europe to influence legislation, awareness, sustainability, growth and commerce.

Our members include more than 50 companies in over 16 countries.

Our goals are:

1. To unite the industry to share information and best practice.

2. To deliver activities to raise awareness of the benefits of DAT, such as:

  • Presenting at regional, national and international events
  • Engaging with end-user representation bodies
  • Seek to reduce barriers to access DAT
  • Proactive communications on the benefit of DAT

3. To lobby Governments to legislate for DAT, including:

  • Funding and research
  • Inclusion in planning
  • Proactive not reactive consideration

4. To enable Industry networking opportunities.

  • Enabling international trade through events, forums and newsletters
  • Facilitating connection of buyers, distributors, publishers and manufacturers

5. To foster emerging technologies and stimulate innovation.


DATEurope practices and promotes a Code of Conduct to ensure ethical growth of the sector:

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