34BigThings.

ITU graduates created one of Italy’s biggest game successes

Digital Design DepartmentEntrepreneurshipcomputer gamesstartups

September 20, 2018

Three graduates from ITU’s Games programme went on to found what would become one of Italy’s most successful indie game studios, 34BigThings. We talked to the founders about their company and their time at ITU.

3 måder at få flere kvinder ind på it-uddannelserne.

3 ways to get more women into IT education

EducationResearchdiversity

September 17, 2018

Preconceived notions about what men and women are skilled at influence young people's choice of education, according to both Danish and international research. Valeria Borsotti, anthropologist and Diversity Consultant at ITU, delved into the reasons behind Danish women's choice or rejection of a technical IT education.

CAST IT: Grænselandet mellem datalogi og økonomi.

CAST IT: The price of anarchy

Researchcast ITalgorithmsbusinessThore Husfeldt

September 14, 2018

ITU’s Thore Husfeldt interviews Stanford professor Tim Roughgarden about algorithmic game theory in the cross-section between computer science and economics.

Kasper Støy og Andres Faina fra ITU.

Spinout from ITU automates strenuous lab work

ResearchDigital Design DepartmentEntrepreneurshipstartupsrobots

September 13, 2018

Robot professor Kasper Støy has founded Flow Robotics, which lets a robot take over repetitive pipetting tasks that lead to hand and arm injuries among lab workers.

Andrzej Wasowski.

VILLUM grant for ITU project on privacy protection

Computer Science DepartmentResearchdata storageIT securitygrantsAndrzej Wasowski

September 10, 2018

Professor Andrzej Wąsowski receives DKK 2 million for an experimental research project that aims to increase privacy for users of digital technologies in the data-driven economy using new methods.

Sidetracked.

Startup incubator helps students create the next Danish IT success

Entrepreneurshipstartupsinnovationstudent life

September 3, 2018

The entrepreneurial spirit is in great shape at the IT University, where students can get help to develop their business ideas through ‘Startup Programme’. So far, more than 40 startups have received help with everything from legal advice to funding.

Limelight Music.

New music streaming app uncovers the stars of the future

EntrepreneurshipEducationappsstartups

August 16, 2018

Limelight Music matches new artists from all genres with potential fans. The app is developed by two just graduated bachelor students from the IT University of Copenhagen and might help record labels identify the next big star.

Svømmerobot.

Robotic fish teaches itself to swim

Digital Design DepartmentResearchrobotsartificial intelligence

August 15, 2018

Inspired by the black ghost knifefish, two researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen have developed a soft robot that taught itself to swim. By means of an evolutionary algorithm, the artificial fish has discovered a swimming technique resembling that which the knife fish developed through natural evolution.

ITU conference.

ITU researchers invite leaders to digitization conference

Business IT DepartmentEventsmanagementdigitizationDr. Alexander Richter

August 15, 2018

Business and organization leaders can find inspiration for their work with digital communication, digital innovation and data-driven leadership at a free conference in Copenhagen on Friday, September 7.

IT-Universitetet.

ITU hosts triple conference on games

Digital Design DepartmentResearchEventscomputer gamesEspen Aarseth

August 10, 2018

From August 13-17, more than 80 computer game researchers from around the world will gather at the IT University of Copenhagen for three consecutive conferences on games analysis, history and philosophy.