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CFEM – Center for Research in the 
Foundations of Electronic Markets

CFEM - Center for Research in the Foundations of Electronic Markets

CFEM was a research center committed to combining and advancing state-of-the-art of Computer Science and Economics. More specifically, we dealt with cryptography, algorithmics, complexity, game theory and mechanism design. Our results were used to design, analyze and implement new efficient and secure solutions for any type of electronic trading.

This included auctions, procurement, market regulation, cost allocation and new emerging types of markets on the Internet.

News

2016.02.01 | CFEM

Start-up company Sepior receives major capital injection to develop cutting-edge cryptography

The start-up company Sepior has received 18 million kroner capital injection from The SME Instrument to further develop their cloud encryption solution to be used in e.g. Dropbox, eBoks and Gmail. The company – and the product – is the result of a joint research project at Aarhus University and the Alexandra Institute. Partners in Sepior are…

2015.12.18 | News type, CFEM , CTIC

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We wish you and your families a merry Christmas and a happy new year. We are looking forward to 2016!

2015.12.17 | CS frontpage, Featured, Public/media, CFEM , CTIC

Therefore, do not make your own encryption

Jakob Bjerre Jakobsen's computer science thesis confirms that if you face having to make your own app that encrypts chat or other computer program that guarantees conversations via encryption, it is safer to use a proven, state-of-the-art product.

2015.10.23 | News type, CFEM , CTIC

PhD Defense, Søren S. Frederiksen

Søren S. Frederiksen defends his PhD dissertation entitled 'Using semi-algebraic geometry for game theory'

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External partners

Peter Bogetoft, professor, Dep. of Economics, CBS

School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University,

Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University,

Copenhagen Business School,

Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen,

The Alexandra Institute,

Danish Competition Authority,

Partisia Market Design, TradeExtensions, Inno:vasion, DONG Energy, Energinet.dk 

 

Financed by

The Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation

 

 

Grant for CS activities

  • 26.500.000 DKK

 

 

CFEM was supported by the Danish Council for Strategic Research.

The center was based at the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University and at Copenhagen Business School.

Partners includeded several leading Danish and international research institutions and companies.