30 August 2021

Ticket sales for Digital Tech Summit 2021 is now open!

The organizing partners behind the largest academic based technology and business event in the Nordics are happy to announce that you can now buy tickets for this comprehensive two-day event of talk sessions and tech exhibitions, featuring leading researchers and tech gurus as well as world class speakers from research and companies. See the Keynote Program or join the Startup Community   Get your early bird discount before 1 October Why not bring a friend or a business partner along? ...

30 August 2021

Mikkel Thorup has a recipy: How to make computer servers worldwide more climate friendly

An elegant new algorithm developed by Danish researchers can significantly reduce the resource consumption of the world's computer servers. By Maria Hornbek, Journalist, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen. Computer servers are as taxing on the climate as global air traffic combined, thereby making the green transition in today's increasing data production and consumption an urgent matter. Professor Mikkel Thorup from the Department of Computer Science at University of Copenhagen ...

30 August 2021

Meet the university Unicorns of tomorrow - At Digital Tech Summit’s Startup Community

This initiative is an open invitation to entrepreneurs to meet and collaborate with tech innovation hubs and start-ups at Danish universities. Cross-disciplinary collaboration and strong ecosystems matter when building successful start-ups. Quote: Jes Broeng, Head of Open Entrepreneurship.   What’s the startup community about?  The best university startups from all of Denmark will be at Digital Tech Summit, as part of the Startup Community. The Danish universities have built ...

25 August 2021

Rikke Hvilshøj: Public leaders to the digital engine room

Rikke Hvilshøj, CEO at the Danish IT Society: Digitization of the public sector is too important to be left to the IT department. By Morten Andersen The French statesman Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929) declared war to be too serious a matter to entrust to the generals. Modifying his famous proverb, digitization of the public sector is too important to be left to the IT department. “Ever more often, when you read an interview with a top executive from a large Danish corporation, the ...

5 July 2021

SDU: Closing the gap between robots and IoT

In the future digital reality, automated solutions are not just fed sensor-based input, but also continuously generate potentially valuable sensoric data. By Morten Andersen Professor Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard of Syddansk Universitet (SDU) is on a mission: “There is a wealth of opportunities waiting to be grasped as automated systems generate large amounts of data during operation. However, it will take a new kind of collaboration to get there.” More specifically, the aim of this new type ...

5 July 2021

Siemens: Building a vibrant IoT eco-system

Even an Industry 4.0 giant such as Siemens, producing 23 inventions per workday, is dependent on industry-academic interactions. By Morten Andersen   Peter Bornerup, head of the Factory Automation Allowing consumers to order individually customized products is not just high-level service, it will be much more sustainable than current practices. This is the real Industry 4.0 revolution, according to Peter Bornerup, head of the Factory Automation business unit at Siemens’ Digital ...

27 May 2021

Danny Lange from Unity: We will democratize AI development

Six questions for Danny Lange Introducing Machine Learning superstar and innovator Danny Lange as Digital Tech Summit keynote speaker. By Morten Andersen Surely you get many invites for being keynote speaker. What made you accept the one for DTS? “Oh yes - I get more invitations than I can keep track of, but DTS obviously jumped to the front of the line with its declared focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning - technologies that are transforming our world and poised to ...

27 May 2021

ADD: In search of the trustworthy algorithm

Margrethe Vestager and Lisbeth Knudsen discuss democratic algorithms at the ADD launch event. Photo: RUC. By Morten Andersen “Technology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral”. The first law of technology, as formulated by American historian Melvin Kranzberg (1917-1995), is especially relevant when it comes to Artificial Intelligence. Over the next 10 years, a Danish project will investigate how AI can support rather than undermine a democratic society.   “AI holds a ...

26 May 2021

Ambu: A sustainable approach to single-use

Ambu is a leader in single-use endoscopes and other advanced health care products. A new challenge is to integrate sustainability at the core of product design. Photo: Ambu Not least COVID-19 has shown the value of avoiding risks of cross-contamination in health care. Already well before the pandemic, this was a focus area for health care products provider Ambu. In 2009, the Danish-headquartered corporation launched its first disposable endoscope.   Nicklas Funk, Sustainability ...

28 April 2021

All Danish universities join forces for the largest research and tech fair in the Nordic region

PRESS RELEASE     29 April 2021 All Danish universities join forces for the largest research and tech fair in the Nordic region   #DIGITALTECHSUMMIT, #digitalization, #AI   DIGITAL TECH SUMMIT will be Denmark's unifying showcase for digital technologies and a venue for strong research environments, technology leading companies and start-ups Artificial intelligence, quantum computing and machine learning are technologies that are transforming our world and will ...

28 April 2021

Serge Belongie: Ready for the big move

Giving up his current position as Professor at Cornell Tech, New York, computer vision top scientist, and entrepreneur Serge Belongie takes on the position as Director of the upcoming Pioneer Center for AI in Copenhagen   “Wouldn’t it be cool if we could photograph any bird flying by and have a computer tell us the species? “ What started as a stray thought during a casual conversation with other computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, would turn out to ...

28 April 2021

Invented in Denmark: digital dentistry

Foto: 3Shape With a presence in more than 100 countries across four continents, 3D scanning provider 3Shape is on its way to revolutionize dentistry. By Morten Andersen “We may have had two decades of growth and global expansion, but somehow I still feel like I am working in a start-up company!”  Trained in Design & Innovation engineering at DTU, Nina Pytter Laursen is a UX Manager at 3Shape. UX is for “user experience”. “My job function is to bridge the needs and ...

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