Startup incubator helps students create the next Danish IT success

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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.


We judge the success of digital transformation projects in wrong ways

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September 20, 2017

IT projects are almost impossible to compare to each other and often judgements of good or right projects are based on unconscious use of fundamental devices. Associate professor at the IT University, Arisa Shollo, advices organizations to become more aware of the kind of the judgement devices they use in project selection processes as they lead to different kind of projects being selected . Projects within digital transformation would rarely be selected based on business cases and cost benefit models.

Carsten Schürmann, lektor på ITU.

ITU researcher’s hack of a US voting machine makes headlines around the world

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August 1, 2017

Carsten Schürmann, Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, hacked an American WINVote machine at DEF CON, one of the world's largest hacker conventions. The hack has now been receiving a lot attention in some of the worlds most influential media.

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The IT University of Copenhagen invites Danish leaders to get digitally upgraded

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June 23, 2017

Are you a leader and do you want to make your business sustainable in the digital age? If yes, you can become part of the Innovation for Leadership project (I4L) at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). Participation is free.

Professor Roman Beck

New center will turn Denmark into a blockchain hub

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June 15, 2017

Blockchain technologies will revolutionize IT systems worldwide. However the revolution comes with both opportunities and challenges in a broad range of areas. At the IT University of Copenhagen, professor Roman Beck has now established European Blockchain Center, which will ensure that Denmark is at the forefront of the field.

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

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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.

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More support for student entrepreneurs at ITU

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September 22, 2016

Many ITU students start their own business already during their studies. With a new start-up programme and free legal and financial counselling, students can now find extra help to get started.


Thesis turned into a smartwatch app for children with ADHD


August 23, 2016

Tiimo is a smartwatch app that creates structure in the daily life of children with ADHD. The two developers have just launched a beta version of the app in Google Play.

Trafik i København.

Big data to create eco-friendly innovation in Copenhagen

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May 20, 2016

ITU thesis students have contributed to the development of City Data Exchange, the world's first data marketplace where both public and private organizations can share their data. Innovators can use big data to solve the city's environmental and infrastructural challenges.

Troels Madsen.

Social sign language dictionary gives deaf students new opportunities

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May 11, 2016

Troels Madsen has created Wign, an online sign language dictionary where deaf people can share and search for signs. This is especially useful in higher education, where many technical terms do not have an official sign.

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NASA comes to Denmark: Invites contributions for future space missions


April 5, 2016

The IT University of Copenhagen will host the first Danish edition of NASA's innovation competition Space Apps Challenge, which takes place from April 22-24. All innovative minds are invited to work on real cases related to the organization's missions in space and on Earth.


Research project on process modeling receives DKK 2.3 million grant

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March 10, 2016

Tijs Slaats, a postdoctoral researcher at ITU, has received a major grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research for a project on how IT systems can become better at handling complex processes.