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2018
04 JAN

Milestone for artificial intelligence within control of oil and gas production

Collaboration between researchers and industry should increase production and prevent human errors, for example in handling of water in oil production in the North Sea...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions Robot technology and automation
2017
01 DEC

Robots contribute to mapping the brain

As the only Danish representatives, researchers from DTU contribute to EU’s flagship project to map the human brain: The Human Brain Project.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
28 NOV

Close partnership with DTU behind launch of new transport robot

DTU researchers have worked closely with the company Robotize to develop a new robotic pallet jack.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
 Photo: Bax Lindhardt
17 NOV

New test facility for drones and self-driving vehicles

A new test facility is the first step in a strategy designed to make DTU a leader in research and education relating to autonomous systems.

Robot technology and automation
11 OCT

HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary on Playware Moto Tiles

During the current royal visit to Japan, on Wednesday 11 Oct, HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary, had the chance to engage in playful interaction with...

Electronics Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
15 SEP

Minister consults playware for seniors in Japan

The Danish Minister for Senior Citizens, Thyra Frank, visited the Hanshin IkiIki Day Service in Osaka on 14 September 2017 to find inspiration on the senior citizen care...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
21 AUG

When drones fly beneath the radar

Drones offer many benefits, but unfortunately they provide terrorists and criminals with new opportunities, so they need to be monitored. The Danish company Weibel Scientific...

Antennas Electronics Robot technology and automation
21 AUG

Drone technology benefits society

According to the Danish Drone Strategy, the Danish Government wants to promote the use of drones in the public sector. And now a string of DTU projects have become airborne...

Antennas Robot technology and automation Mapping and surveying Fish and shellfish
08 AUG

It’s all about digitization

The fourth industrial revolution is based on digitization. The sheer number of new, faster and cheaper technologies is making it easier for businesses to digitalize. And...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
08 AUG

Before, it was 3D printing: Now Additive Manufacturing is the new black

However, 3D printing is a key technology within Additive Manufacturing, a concept which is attracting the interest of a growing number of companies.

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
08 AUG

Soon hospital beds will take their own baths

Researchers and hospital employees are developing robots that can transport hospital beds to an automatic washing facility without being touched by human hands.

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
08 AUG

The Internet of Things—and machines: Linking machines to machines

Linking industrial machinery, robots, and systems together holds considerable potential. However, it also requires a high level of security to avoid both breakdowns and...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management Construction and mechanics
Mikal Schlosser
08 AUG

Students and researchers in international robotics competition

As the only Scandinavian university, DTU participated in a robotics competition in Abu Dhabi where robots demonstrated their ability to perceive and adapt to changes in...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems
15 JUN

Collaborative underwater robots for offshore industry

Today, DTU inaugurates a laboratory where researchers will complete a modular robot for use in e.g. offshore wind turbine platforms. The robot will be used for inspection...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
30 MAY

One step closer to self-healing industrial machines in Industry 4.0

DTU researchers have developed robust methods for automatic compensation of wear in industrial machine tools. This essential step toward self-healing machinery is being...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
05 MAY

New method for monitoring and diagnosing wind turbine faults

Researchers from DTU have developed a simple method for monitoring wind turbines using the symmetry created by the wind turbine when the blades rotate.

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Wind energy
04 MAY

New software significantly restricts air pollution from ships

In cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo, a young DTU researcher develops new software that makes it possible to limit emissions of NOx particles and black smoke. The invention...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Software and programming
03 MAR

The world’s elite universities compete for tomorrow’s robot

As the only Scandinavian university, DTU is participating in a competition in Abu Dhabi, where robots’ ability to perceive and adapt to changes in their surroundings will...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology
08 FEB

Robot to ensure oxygen supply to COPD patients

Innovation Fund Denmark has just granted DKK 7 million for the further development of a new robot that will ensure COPD patients of the right amount of oxygen. DTU sees...

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2016
20 DEC

Qualifying for robotic challenge in Abu Dhabi

DTU Elektro's Automation and Control group has passed the 2nd qualifying round of the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC). The challenge which is...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
21 NOV

Danish scientific contribution to EU Human Brain Project launched

DTU is the only Danish scientific participant in the EU's flagship Human Brain Project to map the human brain. An agreement covering the Danish part of the project has...

Robot technology and automation Health and diseases
14 OCT

Better water management will make oil extraction more efficient in the future

New development partnership will minimize human error in the management of the constantly increasing volume of water processed on platforms in the Danish part of the North...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy production Ships and offshore constructions Fossil fuels
08 SEP

DTU Elektro's Center for Playware in the TV News with MOTO tiles

Developments from Center for Playware at DTU Electrical Engineering were broadcasted broadly in the television news this week, appearing in TV2 Nyhederne, TV2 Lorry and...

Robot technology and automation
31 MAR

Minister of Health consults Playware project

The Danish Minister of Health gathers experience and inspiration from far and near to the Government's action plan for dementia. This recently involved a demo of a training...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology
10 FEB

Silvia Tolu fra Center for Playware receiver of Marie Curie grant

Silvia Tolu fra Center for Playware has been granted with a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF-EF) funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020...

Electronics Robot technology and automation
2015
07 DEC

New issue of Technologist is out now

Our own Danish astronaut, Andreas Mogensen, occupies the front cover of the new issue of Technologist, DTU's international magazine, which this time takes a closer look...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Electronics Electrical engineering Optics Sensors Medical equipment and systems Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments
04 NOV

Playware with Minister at World Robot Olympiads

The Centre for Playware is invited to showcase playware at the minister of higher education and science tour to World Robot Olympiads in Doha later this week.  ...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
06 AUG

Play your way to improved health

Elderly people and children with disabilities are jumping their way to improved life quality using interactive robot tiles developed at the Center for Playware.  

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Health and diseases
18 MAY

1.9 Billion DKK on Playware Foundation

The spin-off company Universal Robots, founded by three former students and assistants of DTU's Playware and robotics professor has been sold for 1.9 billion DKK to Teradyne...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology
2014
18 DEC

Keep an eye on the drones

A new centre for unmanned systems—better known as drones—will collaborate with Danish and foreign businesses, authorities and public institutions to develop and apply new...

Space research Robot technology and automation
04 DEC

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund in TV2 Go'Morgen Danmark Interview

Prof. H.H. Lund from DTU Center for Playware replies to Stephen Hawking's worries about Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Robot technology and automation
29 SEP

Robot supplies oxygen to COPD patients

A public-private partnership project has laid the foundations for significantly improved treatment of COPD patients.

Medicine and medico technology Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
18 JUN

Playware Keynote at World Conference on Gerontechnology

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund will give the keynote talk “Playful Rehabilitation with Playware for Older Adults” at the 9 th World Conference on Gerontechnology (ISG 2014...

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
11 MAR

Invitation to RoboCup 2014

We welcome you to join us for RoboCup 2014 at DTU in Lyngby on the 10th of April at 11:00 AM.  This year it will be held in DTU's main Library in building 101D, Anker...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Construction and mechanics