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AI against kidney cancer

24 June 2024
Every year, kidney tumor patients endure significant suffering due to unnecessary biopsies and surgeries. The current diagnostic methods leave much to be desired. Therefore, a research team from the University of Copenhagen, Roskilde University, and the Urology Department at Zealand University Hospital is developing an explainable artificial intelligence (XAI) to assist nephrologists and patients with accurate diagnoses.

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Ministerial visit: Exploring drone swarms and the value of DIREC

25 June 2024
The Minister for Digital Government Marie Bjerre recently visited the HERD project at DIREC in Aalborg to gain insights into the value of digital research, the green transition, and drone swarms. The visit is part of DIREC’s initiative to engage decision-makers in funding advanced digital research and innovation.

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What happens at Folkemødet?

11 June 2024
Discover the highlights of Folkemødet on Bornholm, focusing on digital technology, research, and innovation. The program is packed with exciting sessions for tech enthusiasts.

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Is there a digital architect present?

16 May 2024
Focusing on user-centered design can give Denmark a unique competitive advantage, positioning us as the leading country in Europe for developing innovative digital solutions. The best IT solutions are those where technology seamlessly integrates into the background, enabling us to accomplish our tasks effortlessly.

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DIREC annual report 2023

7 March 2023
In 2023, there was a significant breakthrough in digitisation, particularly in generative AI, which became a widespread topic of conversation. The introduction of ChatGPT allowed everyone to explore the possibilities of interacting with advanced language models.

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The award goes to…

13 December 2023
PhD Student Axel Christfort and Supervisor Associate Professor Tijs Slaats from the University of Copenhagen won the Process Discovery Contest at the 5th International Conference on Process Mining with their DisCoveR miner.

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Digital Tech Summit 2023

20 November 2023
This year’s Digital Tech Summit formed the framework for a unique conversation space. With over 4,000 participants, 100 professional presentations from 8 stages, and 80 companies, startups, and organizations in the exhibition area, universities, companies, and legislators gathered to discuss the development and use of AI.

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A commercial mindset is just as important as a good idea

7 June 2023
DIREC works to ensure that Denmark gets more university-based tech startups, and there is plenty of inspiration to be gained from successful entrepreneurs such as Chief Physician Søren Andreas Just and Professor of Medical Robotics from SDU, Thiusius Rajeeth Savarimuthu. They are co-founders of the company ROPCA and the robot Arthur, which will revolutionize everyday life in busy hospital wards.

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Data detects irregularities before things go wrong

25 May 2023
A defect at a processing plant in Brazil meant that production was at a standstill for three days. The incident has prompted SANOVO TECHNOLOGY GROUP to invest time and data in a DIREC research project, which involves machine learning and IoT with the aim of preventing similar breakdowns in the future.

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The programming language of the future is being developed in Denmark

15 May 2023
On December 9, 2021, businesses and organizations around the world got a serious surprise when a critical vulnerability in the open source logging module Log4J, which is used by millions of applications, was discovered. The security vulnerability could be exploited by hackers to gain access to the underlying systems and networks.

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DIREC Annual Report 2022

27 February 2023
In DIREC, we have accelerated with new projects and activities in 2022 to ensure that Denmark is at the forefront of digital research and innovation.

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Database can become a potential gamechanger for robotics

20 February 2023
The reuse of robot data would make it much easier to improve existing or set up new robot solutions. This was the aim of the completed ReRoPro project led by Norbert Krüger, who is a Professor at the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Institute at the University of Southern Denmark and part of SDU Robotics.

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Welcome to the new minister for digitalisation, Marie Bjerre

15 December 2022
Denmark has formed an ambitious government framework listing a large number of proposals for reforms that must meet the major societal challenges we are facing. We wish the 23 new ministers all the best in their new jobs and we are delighted to have a minister for digitalisation, as there will plenty to deal with during the next four years with a world in great change.

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Merry Christmas from DIREC

22 December 2022
Christmas is coming after an extraordinary and eventful year. The digital agenda is busy and, in DIREC we have been fully engaged with placing Denmark at the forefront of digital research and innovation. We would like to thank you for a great year with many fruitful collaborations and projects.

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Can AI help a health system under pressure?

16 November 2022
In Denmark we have a shortage of medical specialists and nurses. In 2025, according to the Danish Nurses’ Organization, there will be a shortage of at least 6,000 nurses, and the lack of medical specialists is also a huge problem for a hospital sector under a historically high pressure.

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