Bridging the Gender Gap in IT på ITU.

IT sector is missing out on female talent - but the challenge can be solved

EventsEducationComputer Sciencediversity

May 23, 2017

More gender diversity in IT is crucial or women risk missing the opportunity to develop the technologies of the future, while companies risk missing out on a large part of the talent pool. The 'Bridging the Gender Gap in IT' conference at ITU on May 29 presents American inspiration to alleviate the problem.

Programmering på ITU.

Programming t-shirts: ITU’s first E-textiles workshop for high schools

EventsEducationwearableschildren and youth

May 19, 2017

ITU has successfully run its first e-textiles workshop for high school students showing the basics of software development with creative activities extending beyond the screen.

IT-Universitetet i København.

ITU best at making research accessible

About ITUResearchJens Christian Godskesen

May 2, 2017

More than four out of five research articles from the IT University of Copenhagen can be accessed for free on the internet. Thus, ITU is well on its way to meeting the government's ambition of making all Danish research open access.

NASA Space Apps Challenge

Calling all space enthusiasts: NASA competition is returning to Copenhagen

Eventsstudent life

April 24, 2017

For the second year in a row, the IT University of Copenhagen will host NASA's Space Apps Challenge, one of the world's largest hackathons, inviting creative and technical minds to develop ideas using data collected by NASA. This year's challenges zoom in on our home, Planet Earth.

New project accompanies Danish business leaders on their way towards the digital economy

Dr. Alexander RichterBusiness ITCollaborationsProfessional educationResearchawardsbusinesscareere-governmentgrantsinnovationITU Business Developmentmanagement

April 20, 2017

Danish leaders need more knowledge about the impacts of digitalization if their businesses are to be competitive. The Danish Industry Foundation has recently decided to fund a research project at the IT University of Copenhagen. “Innovation4Leadership” (I4L) aims to equip organizational leaders for the upcoming challenges related to the digital economy.


Student-developed app helps you discover new music

EntrepreneurshipappsITU Business Development

April 10, 2017

Two ITU students are living their startup dream with a new music app that lets music lovers find music by up-and-coming artists easily.

Atrium på ITU.

Innovation corps will bridge the gap between research and industry

About ITUCollaborationsgrantsGeorg Dam ChristensenJens Christian GodskesenEntrepreneurship

April 6, 2017

The IT University of Copenhagen is among four Danish universities to receive funding from The Danish Industry Foundation for transferring research-based knowledge, inventions and patents to the industry. ITU receives DKK 5 million to establish an innovation corps focusing on big data, fintech and artificial intelligence, among other areas.

Scandinavian design methods are popular in Japan

ResearchDigital designdesignseniorsLone MalmborgCollaborations

March 30, 2017

A group of researchers from the ITU Co-design team are experiencing great interest from Japanese universities and companies who want to learn more about the Scandinavian design methods. A new collaboration with the Hakodate Future University is now being signed.

Espen Aarseth.

ITU appoints Denmark’s first professor in computer games

Digital designResearchcomputer gamesEspen Aarseth

March 29, 2017

The IT University of Copenhagen has appointed Espen Aarseth Professor of Game Studies, a field he has played a significant role in establishing. On Tuesday, April 4, he will share his take on the state of computer games research and the still unanswered questions about the impact of games on our lives.

ROSIN-projektet på ITU.

New research will improve the quality of industrial robots

Computer ScienceResearchrobotsAndrzej WasowskiClaus BrabrandYvonne Dittrichgrants

March 21, 2017

In a new EU funded project, researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen and European partners will work to improve quality assurance in a platform for industrial robot programming.