Women are widely underrepresented in Computer Science. We will consider why this is a problem from a societal, institutional, and individual level.
Here you will find the research news and press releases published by DIREC partners as well as upcoming DIREC events.
Opinion: It should be easier for companies to get access to IT research and IT expertise. It is imperative that we strengthen the framework for digital technologies as well as knowledge and competencies about these technologies to benefit as many companies as possible.
On 6 -9 August the 16 best teams from around the world meet to compete in the unofficial world championship in hacking. The hacking convention, called DEFCON, is held annually in Las Vegas, but due to COVID-19, it is held partly online.
The right mindset is important for tech startups, but considerable capital injections are also important. When startups grow, they need capital in order to grow without leaving the country to settle down in Silicon Valley, Israel or England, says Mark Riis.
The increasing use of software-driven systems such as intelligent traffic control or energy supply in our society gives rise to a growing need to check these programs for errors before they are implemented.
Samsung hired a former PhD student from the IT University of Copenhagen to found their new research department in Copenhagen
A former PhD student from the IT University of Copenhagen, Javier Gonzalez, was hired to establish Samsung Memory Solutions’ first research and development centre in Europe
Broad university collaboration: Artificial intelligence helps predict the programming of robots at Universal Robots
Robots generate a massive flood of data that can be used to optimize processes and predict wear and tear. In a new project, researchers from the University of Southern Denmark will help Universal Robots to develop AI systems that can predict how to optimize the programming of the robots.
Professor Kim Guldstrand Larsen from the Department of Computer Science at Aalborg University has received a DKK 30 million Villum Investigator grant.
A stronger cooperation between researchers and companies will provide a breeding ground for future technologies
In order for Denmark to take the lead in technology, we need to strengthen the collaboration between researchers and companies.
DKK 350 million for a new pioneer centre for AI research will take Danish artificial intelligence research to new heights
Headed by world-leading American AI researcher, Serge Belongie, the centre will conduct world-class artificial intelligence research focusing on societal challenges, people and design, while putting Denmark at the international forefront.
Two newly established national tech collaborations can give your company a competitive advantage in the global market
In 2020, Denmark got two new nationwide players in digital innovation, which can promote the power of innovation in the future digital technologies and business.
The sale of Humio for billions of dollars has generated many headlines about the Danish entrepreneurial business recently. They all ask the same question: How do we bring Danish world-class research into play and develop more Danish tech successes?
CEO and President of Falck, Jakob Riis shares his conversation with Managing Director of DIREC (Digital Research Centre Denmark), Thomas Riisgaard Hansen. Thomas considers digitalisation an imperative for health as a mean not only for optimisation but also to create better outcomes.
Despite the fact that equality between male and female researchers, particularly in computer science and other IT disciplines, has received attention in both politics, media and research projects, development is making slow progress.
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.
It is crucial for Danish companies and the public sector to have access to highly qualified IT specialists and knowledge about digital technologies. The new national centre for research into digital technologies – DIREC – is a step in the right direction.
The aim of the new National Centre for Research in Digital Technologies – DIREC – is to expand the capacity within research and education in Denmark. The centre is a unique alliance between seven Danish universities and the Alexandra Institute in the field of digital technologies.