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Digital Society

  • Collaborating for future solutions

Digital Society is a corporate and research network that aims at bridging the gap between academia and industry to induce sustainable digitization and support knowledge sharing and cross-disciplinary collaboration between professionals in research and industry as well as students.

All the activities of the network centre around the three grand challenges of DATALAB. These challenges create the basis for student and research projects, dialogue forums, debates and seminars all of which are to foster new knowledge, tools and processes as well as guidelines and political memorandums to fuel changes towards a social sustainable digital society.

How does it work?

Our philosophy is that by collaborating as joint forces across research and industry, we can think broader and deeper and thereby provide better digitization.

We adopt a straightforward approach to collaboration by drawing on each other’s knowledge and expertise, for instance in connection with panel debates, case studies, seminars, Master’s thesis projects and so forth. This approach gives our researchers insight into the challenges present in the industry, and in turn, companies and organisations gain access to a solution-oriented forum for reflection as well as research-based knowledge, new ideas, and inspiration.

Want to get involved?

It is free to participate in Digital Society. The only thing you need as a company is a basic interest in working alongside researchers and/or students on issues within the scope of our three grand challenges and supply whatever is needed: sparring, expert knowledge, etc. and your dedication and time.

Reach out to us if you want to know more or have an idea for how we can join forces

Examples of Network Output

Bestseller, Group G - On the Road with Jack & Jones

2018.05.16 | Survival of Quality Content, Digital Society

Highlights from MSA Student Hackathon 2018

90 4th semester students at Media Studies has participated this year’s MSA Student Hackathon finals with cases from Jyllands-Posten, Bestseller and Bloggers Delight.

Survival of Quality Content - Project

2018.02.15 | Survival of Quality Content, Digital Society

Survival of Quality Content – Study Project

A group of MA students have made a video to communicate the grand challenge of providing and accessing quality content online. Go and have a look.

Picture from the researchers branch of the seminar

2017.11.21 | Data sharing and privacy, Digital Society

Two-track Seminar: GDPR in Businesses & Digital Research Dilemmas

NB: This event has passed.


Digital Society has existed since 2016 and is a part of Brandbase – one of Denmark’s 50 innovation networks and clusters under the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education.

Members of the network