Sunniva Sundbukt, ph.d.-studerende på ITU.

Digital payments create new opportunities for unbanked Indonesians

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May 17, 2018

In Indonesia, the majority of the population do not have bank accounts or credit cards. The use of digital payment methods, however, is rapidly increasing. In her PhD project, Sunniva Sandbukt investigates how a digital economy and blockchain-based currencies could come to benefit ordinary citizens.

Clockwork Trader.

New student startup wants to make buying cryptocurrencies easy

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March 20, 2018

Students Julien Protain and Samy Tessier have founded Clockwork Trader – a platform that will give Danes easier and cheaper access to buying cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum. The company has received an investment of DKK 225,000 kroner from ITU Business Development and Syddansk Innovation and is planning to launch later this year.

Raffaele Ciriello.

New social media can give power back to the users

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February 13, 2018

New blockchain-based social media are gaining ground and challenging established platforms, such as Facebook, for example by paying their users in crypto currency for producing, sharing and liking content. These new media have the potential to give back control to the users, but according to Raffaele Ciriello, who is doing research on the topic, they also raise new ethical and legal issues.

Kristoffer Just Petersen.

Blockchain can prevent fraud in the food industry

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October 19, 2017

Inspections by the Danish Food Administration have revealed that a large share of the extra virgin olive oil for sale in Danish supermarkets actually contain an inferior product. In his thesis project from ITU, Kristoffer Just investigated whether blockchain technology can make the supply chain more transparent - for the benefit of consumers and retailers alike.

ITU's atrium.

Danish Foreign Ministry grant to fund workshop on blockchain

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August 30, 2017

ITU Professor Roman Beck, who leads the newly founded European Blockchain Center, has secured a small grant of 88.000 Danish kroner from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

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.

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Digitalization creates IT job opportunities in finance

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November 18, 2015

The financial sector needs skilled workers that can help the industry to keep up with rapidly developing technologies. On 17 November, companies from the financial sector met with ITU students for Finance IT Day 2015.