Digital technologies are among the strongest drivers for growth and welfare in society and industry. It is therefore critical for Danish industry and the public sector to get access to highly qualified IT specialists and knowledge. The demand for increased digital research and education cannot be accomplished without huge societal investments.
The vision of DIREC is to become a worldwide recognised centre for research, innovation and education in computer science. The excellence of DIREC will equal the most renowned computer science universities in Europe and the US and provide an attractive collaborative meeting place for international researchers.