Danish National Centre for Research in Digital Technologies

DIREC is a Danish national centre for research, innovation and education in digital technologies with the purpose of expanding the capacity within research and education in Denmark.

DIREC is partially funded by Innovation Fund Denmark.

Purpose of DIREC

The purpose of DIREC is to ensure that Denmark is in front with regard to digital technologies at Danish universities and to meet the huge demand from business and the public sector for highly qualified IT-specialists.

In addition, DIREC shall contribute to IT-based innovation by transforming research into digital solutions and long-term digital transformations in cooperation with businesses and the public sector.

DIREC is a unique collaboration between the computer science departments at seven Danish universities: DTU, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, IT University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark, Aarhus University and Aalborg University, and the Alexandra Institute.



The Danish press welcomed the news of DIREC

The press release on DIREC was published at the end of November and was picked up by several Danish media. The coverage reflects an expected interest in the success of bringing together all Danish IT departments in a joint mission to strengthen the efforts for highly-qualified IT specialists in Denmark.

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