12 October 2021

Charles Marcus: Make or Break for Danish Quantum Tech

According to Professor Charles Marcus, the next few years will be critical when it comes to securing a front seat in the quantum technology race. By Morten Andersen Thanks to Niels Bohr, Denmark has a proud history in quantum theory. Now, a little more than 100 years later, a new wave of quantum technologies is coming. However, scientific traditions do not guarantee successful innovation, warns Charles Marcus. For ten years he has held the position of Villum Kann Rasmussen Professor at the ...

12 October 2021

Digital Health Solutions – two important talk sessions at DTS

These two Digital Health Sessions are hosted by researchers at DTU. Denmark's Technical University, CBS Copenhagen Business School, Systematic and the Rigshospitalet New technologies like sensors and wearables provide novel opportunities to predict, prevent, and personalize healthcare services. But how do we adopt these technologies to patients, organisations and society? Through two sessions on digital health we will explore this, by combining insights on the newest trends in health ...

12 October 2021

Quantum technology will disrupt our society – in the positive sense!

Photo: University of Copenhagen: US Foreign Secretary Antony Blinken visits the Microsoft Quantum Lab headed by Professor Charles Marcus. Today, with the legacy of Niels Bohr, Denmark belongs to the research elite within quantum technology. In recent years, technology is moving from research institutions into society, and the first products have already materialised in the form of better sensors and methods for ultra-secure online communication. And that's just the beginning. In the ...

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 ...

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