Bernardo Machado David, lektor på IT-Universitetet.

ITU research will make it easier to investigate crypto crime

BlockchainResearchComputer Science DepartmentcybercrimeBernardo Machado David

June 18, 2019

Cryptocurrencies have great potential as an alternative to traditional bank transfers, but still struggle with a reputation as a safe haven for criminals. A new research project at the IT University aims to develop new methods that will allow authorities to investigate suspicious transactions – while at the same time guaranteeing anonymity for law-abiding users.

Forskere vil afdække dansk blockchain-potentiale.

Researchers to uncover Danish blockchain potential

BlockchainResearchBusiness IT DepartmentRoman 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.

Roman Beck.

Is blockchain more than a buzzword?

BlockchainResearchBusiness IT DepartmentRoman Beckbusiness

October 31, 2018

Blockchain is a much-discussed technology during these years, and distinguishing between hype and actual opportunities can be difficult. In this video, Roman Beck, Professor at ITU and Head of the European Blockchain Center, explains what kind of solutions the technology may lead to in the future.

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

Digital payments create new opportunities for unbanked Indonesians

BlockchainResearchBusiness IT Departmentfintech

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.

Raffaele Ciriello.

New social media can give power back to the users

BlockchainResearchBusiness IT Departmentsocial mediaRaffaele Ciriello

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.

Roman Beck.

CAST IT: Blockchain

BlockchainResearchBusiness IT DepartmentRoman BeckThore Husfeldtcast IT

February 9, 2018

Roman Beck, Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen and head of the European Blockchain Center, talks to Thore Husfeldt about the possibilities of blockchain technology.

ITU's atrium.

Danish Foreign Ministry grant to fund workshop on blockchain

BlockchainResearchBusiness IT DepartmentRoman Beck

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

BlockchainResearchRoman BeckBusiness IT DepartmentEntrepreneurshipCollaborationsEducationComputer Science DepartmentinnovationIT securityprivacy

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.