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23 MAR

Two top researchers receive millions from VILLUM FONDEN

Two professors from DTU receive generous grants from VILLUM FONDEN of DKK 31 million and DKK 39 million, respectively.

Construction and mechanics Physics
22 MAR

New electronics fill gaps in solar cell lamp market

Knowledge about efficient conversion of solar energy combined with considerable insight into solar cells have resulted in new efficient electronics for use in solar cell...

Electrotechnology Solar energy Light sources
21 MAR

Detecting salmonella in pork meat twice as fast

A new method developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, halves the time it takes slaughterhouses to test for disease-causing salmonella...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety
20 MAR

Students behind most start-ups in 2016

The number of DTU start-ups increased yet again in 2016. There were 67 companies founded, compared to 54 the year before. Students were responsible for the largest share...

17 MAR

Study forum for new engineering students

In the study café at the Department of Physics , older students help new students find their feet in the new academic setting.

16 MAR

Østerild and Høvsøre test sites to be expanded

Together with the Social Democrats, the Danish People’s Party, and the Socialist People’s Party, the Danish government has entered into an agreement to expand the national...

Wind energy
Photo: Iben Julie Schmidt
15 MAR

The hunt for rainforest’s secret recipes

A new research project from DTU will map the genetics of the rainforest’s potent plant compounds, making them available to research and industry.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Genes and genomes Biological systems Computer calculations
15 MAR

DTU best at providing relevant competences

DTU ranks first among Danish universities when it comes to the study programmes’ relevance to the employers with which graduates will be applying for a job. This is the...

14 MAR

DTU to deliver drone system for Arctic measurements

Newly developed drone technology from DTU Space is to ensure more efficient climate change monitoring in the Arctic. The equipment will now be handed over to the Villum...

Ice research Climate change Mapping and surveying
13 MAR

No more condensation on new sealed glazing units

Modern low-energy windows insulate so well that condensation can form on the outside. DTU Energy , Velux and Polyteknik aim to solve the problem using advanced plasma...


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