25 February 2019

BARC professor Stephen Alstrup selected as member of Innovation Fund Denmark Board

Innovation Fund Denmark

Professor at BARC Stephen Alstrup has been selected as new member of Innovation Fund Denmark (IFD) Board by Minister for Higher Education and Science, Tommy Ahlers.

Stephen Alstrup
Photo: Maiken Kestner for Innovationsfonden

Stephen Alstrup has been selected because of both his research career and his experience from the private sector:

He is part of the leadership team in BARC and his research has been nominated as one of the 15 best research results within algorithmic research in 2016 as well as in top 50 within theoretical computer science research in 2017.

Furthermore, he has great knowledge in IT-innovation and digital development as well as experience in transforming research into value for society. He has started the two companies Octoshape and Supwiz which both are great examples of IT-innovation originating from research and an understanding of the technological course.