Organisation and reference groups

DeiC coordinates the nationale digital research infrastructure in collaboration with and as an umbrella-organisation for the Danish universities.

As a result of a new strategy for the national collaboration on digital research infrastructure, the DeiC organisation is changing to support the recommendations in the strategy. 

In 2021 DeiC is

  • A virtual organisation under the Ministry of Science and Higher Education/Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education. DeiC has no employees, We are employed in universities and research institutions. 
  • Founded as the result of an agreement between the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education and the eight universities with the aim of strengthening national action and coordination in the area of e-infrastructure for research.
  • A cooperation with the universities and research institutions to jointly ensure and coordinate the necessary e-infrastructure for Danish research. Partners' needs and oppinions are important to ensure, that our activities can develop in the right direction.

DeiC Board

The Board is appointed by the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education after recommendation from Universities Denmark and consists of one person at management level from each of the eight universities. 

Organisation in 2021

Management Structure

The Management Team

The general manager of DeiC and responsible to the Board is CEO Gitte Kudsk. In addition to the CEO the management team consists of the head of the HPC area, Eske Christiansen, Anders Sparre Conrad as head of the data management area, and Martin Bech as head of research networks, security and services in DeiC.

Forum for Project and International Activities

A meeting every second week with reprensentatives from the Management Team and representatives from international representation and strategic projects and activities.
to coordinate and share information. 

Reference Groups

A new structure for the reference groups are being implemented in the Fall of 2020 with the purpose of strengthening the dialogue with the universities and the users of the digital research infrastructure.

The members of the reference groups will be appointed by the universities and will start their work as they are established. 

The referencegruops are divided according to the time aim of their activities.

  Research Network HPC and Storage Datamanagement
Operations Net back office HPC back office DM back office
  Access Committee
1-3 year aim Net Forum HPC Forum DM Advisory Forum
Security Coordination  Forum
International Coordination
Vision Science forum
Communities Net TekRef HPC TekRef  
Revised 29/03/16

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