ITU-kandidater bag ny Virtual Reality-startup.

ITU graduates behind new Virtual Reality startup

Entrepreneurshipdesigncomputer gamesstartups

January 28, 2019

With a new Virtual Reality tool, two entrepreneurs from the IT University of Copenhagen have created a faster and easier way to create 3D animations. Their company, Sidetracked, has just landed a DKK one million investment which will enable them to launch their product this summer.

Forskere vil afdække dansk blockchain-potentiale.

Researchers to uncover Danish blockchain potential

Business IT DepartmentResearchBlockchainRoman Beckbusiness

January 15, 2019

Researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen will provide an overview of blockchain initiatives by Danish companies in order to analyze and uncover the potential of technology. The Danish Industry Foundation has provided DKK 1.3 million in funding for the project, whose analysis will be available in March 2019.

Philippe Bonnet, professor på ITU.

Local data centers can become sustainable alternatives to the tech giants

Computer Science DepartmentResearchdata storagegreen ITPhilippe Bonnet

December 20, 2018

Today, much of our data is stored in huge data centers owned by tech giants like Amazon and Google. Local data centers might in the future present a better and more sustainable alternative, says ITU Professor Philippe Bonnet, who is experimenting with local data centers in the Orkney Islands.

IT-Universitetet i København

Carlsberg funding for research on surgery robots and AI in Danish

ResearchComputer Science DepartmentBusiness IT Departmentartificial intelligencegrantsNatalie SchluterBarbara Plank

December 6, 2018

The Carlsberg Foundation is funding three projects at ITU, including research on surgery robots and methods for creating better AI solutions in Danish.

Steffen Dalsgaard.

DKK 5.8 million for research on technology and CO2 awareness

Business IT DepartmentResearchgreen ITSteffen Dalsgaard

December 5, 2018

Steffen Dalsgaard from the IT University of Copenhagen has received DKK 5.8 million from Independent Research Fund Denmark’s Sapere Aude programme for a project investigating how data technologies can support more climate-friendly behaviour.

Emil Christensen, vinder af FA's bacheloropgavepris 2018.

Award-winning thesis: Young investors want influence

Digital Design DepartmentEducationawardsfintechapps

November 14, 2018

A concept for an investment app for young people won two students from Digital Media and Design the FA bachelor thesis award 2018. They received the award in connection with Finance IT Day on Wednesday 14 November – and the winners are naturally planning to invest the DKK 30,000 prize.

ITU-studerende er de mest tilfredse i Norden.

ITU students are the most satisfied in the Nordic countries

About ITUEducationcareerstudent life

October 22, 2018

A new survey from the research company Universum revelas that students at the IT University of Copenhagen are the most satisfied among IT and engineering students in the Nordic countries, both when it comes to their university, career services and job prospects.

Martin Zachariasen.

Martin Zachariasen becomes new Vice Chancellor of the IT University of Copenhagen

About ITUMartin Zachariasen

September 27, 2018

Martin Zachariasen, Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Southern Denmark, will be the new Vice Chancellor of the IT University of Copenhagen. He will assume the position on January 1, 2019.

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.