List of sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Otto Mønsteds Fond
The objective of the Otto Mønsteds Foundation is to contribute to the development of Danish trade and industry. According to the original deed of the foundation from 1934, the distributions from the Foundation are intended for: i) supporting the education of talented young businessmen and engineering students or graduates with no or limited private means; ii) educating teachers at business schools, the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and possibly the technical colleges in Denmark; iii) promoting and developing plans and undertakings within trade and industry which the Board of the foundation deems to have the potential for promoting Denmark's commercial and corporate sectors or otherwise being honorable for Denmark.

Danish Data Science Academy
The Novo Nordisk Foundation and the VILLUM FOUNDATION award a total combined grant of DKK 184.3 million to the Danish Data Science Academy, which will support and initiate new initiatives for Danish research institutions and tech companies. Primarily within training of experts and interdisciplinary collaboration, two crucial areas for Denmark to realize its potential within data science. The Danish Data Science Academy aims to unite and strengthen the many national participants and stakeholders within the academic environment, health tech and business community.

Gold Sponsors

Pioneer Centre for AI
The establishment of the Pioneer Centre (P1) is an ambitious national undertaking initiated by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science and developed in close cooperation and co-financing between the Ministry, the universities, and 5 private foundations: the Danish National Research Foundation, the Carlsberg Foundation, the Lundbeck Foundation, the Novo Nordisk Foundation, and the Villum Foundation. P1 vision is to support world-class artificial intelligence research focusing on societal challenges, people and design while putting Denmark at the international forefront. In addition to the disciplines within artificial intelligence, such as machine learning and deep learning, P1 researchers also work on the ethical aspects of AI and how to design technologies built on artificial intelligence in such a way that they are accepted and understood by those who need them.

Carlsberg foundation
The Carlsberg Foundation is one of the world’s oldest enterprise foundations. Here, ambitious brewing enterprise blossoms side by side with research and support for the finest science, art and culture. Fostering and supporting the natural sciences, mathematics and philosophy, the humanities and the social sciences.

Bronze Sponsors

Sage Publishing
Sage is a global academic publisher of books, journals, and library resources with a growing range of technologies to enable discovery, access, and engagement. Believing that research and education are critical in shaping society, 24-year-old Sara Miller McCune founded Sage in 1965. Today, they are controlled by a group of trustees charged with maintaining our independence and mission indefinitely. Their guaranteed independence means they’re free to:
  • Do more – supporting an equitable academic future, furthering disciplines that drive social change, and helping social and behavioral science make an impact
  • Work together – building lasting relationships, championing diverse perspectives, and co-creating resources to transform teaching and learning
  • Think long-term – experimenting, taking risks, and investing in new ideas

Digital Research Centre Denmark (DIREC) is a unique collaboration between the eight Danish universities and The Alexandra Institute supported by the Innovation Fund Denmark. DIREC strives to strengthen research and innovation in advanced digital technologies through collaboration. Research in DIREC is carried out in projects across ten research areas. Its key goal is to help translate state-of-the-art research into innovation in society and strengthen Denmark’s position as a digital leading country. DIRECT contributes to growth and innovation to tackle some of society’s most urgent challenges.

EPJ Data Science is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the SpringerOpen brand. EPJ Data Science offers a publication platform to showcase the latest contributions to the study of techno-socio-economic systems, wherein "digital traces" of human activity are used as first-order objects for the investigation.

Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press is part of the University of Cambridge and it exists to further its mission: "To contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence". Cambridge University Press is a not-for-profit organisation, and its financial success is reinvested in its mission.

AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) is a boldly inclusive, mobilized, and global scientific community that ignites, enables, and celebrates scientific excellence and science-informed decisions and actions. AAAS' mission is to advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all. Advancing Science, Serving Society.

Founder Sponsors

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Driven by intellectual creativity and critical thinking since 1479, researchers and students at the University of Copenhagen have expanded horizons and contributed to moving the world forward. With its 5,000 researchers and 37,500 students, the University boasts an international research and study environment and is highly ranked on the leading ranking lists of the world's best universities. The University offers researchers and students the opportunity to develop their talent and launches ambitious interdisciplinary initiatives to support its strong academic communities. Through research-based teaching – and by involving them in research – students are equipped to address society's challenges and needs.

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DTU is one of Europe's five leading technical universities and has Europe's best engineering education. DTU is internationally recognized for its elite polytechnic research and training of innovative engineers with deep expertise who are a driving force for sustainable change in a global world. At the crossroads between research, education, innovation and research-based consultancy, and in close interaction with the outside world, DTU develops value-creating technology for people. DTU's mission is to develop and utilize natural science and technical science for the benefit of society.

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The mission of the IT University of Copenhagen is to deliver internationally leading teaching and research which enable Denmark to become exceptionally good at creating value with IT. Teaching and research in information technology include all academic activities which involve computers. We create and share knowledge that is profound and leads to ground-breaking information technology and services for the benefit of humanity.