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2017
From left to right. Winners of Grand Solutions: Jørgen Arendt Jensen and Erik Vilain Thomsens; Innovator of the Year: Mads Bonde; Søren Pind, Minister for Higher Education and Scinece; Flemming Besenbacher, vice chariman at Innovation Fund Denmar; and Talents of the Year: Qi Hu, Carl Meusinger, and David Bue. Photo: Ditte Valente
27 FEB

Major prize for portable ultrasound

Innovation Fund Denmark awarded five new prizes at the EliteForsk conference on 23 February. Four current and former DTU researchers were among the recipients.

Electronics Wind energy Image analysis Hardware and components Software and programming Computer calculations Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Medicine and medico technology
2016
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
26 JUL

New sensors function as eyes in concrete

A new spin-out from DTU has recently marketed a sensor system allowing you to monitor activity inside concrete structures from your desk.

Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
19 JUL

Translucent concrete

Is it possible to combine the construction benefits of concrete with the desire to get more daylight into buildings? The answer is yes. An innovative building material...

Light sources Optics Construction materials Building design Building construction Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Glycom
12 JUL

Multi-million investment in DTU spin-out

Scion DTU is home to a company that is well on its way to becoming one of the biggest Danish biotech success stories ever. 

Chemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Colourbox
08 JUN

DataMine makes life easier for researchers

Many research areas rely increasingly on vast data volumes—the management of which is both complex and time-consuming. 

Information technology Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Illustration: Colourbox
01 JUN

EuroTech Universities' professors on how to make Europe more innovative

Over the past weeks, fourteen professors from the field of innovation and entrepreneurship from the four EuroTech Universities have analysed what is needed to make Europe...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Engineers and doctors develop new healthcare technologies

New healthcare technologies are needed to prevent, diagnose and treat the increasing number of cases of disease associated with increases in life expectancies. And this...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Optics Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hospital layout and design Health and diseases Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Openness is gold

It was a perfect match when Associate Professor Winnie E. Svendsen met Dan Høgdall, a doctor. Together they developed a chip for diagnosing early-stage cancers...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Doctors and engineers develop better cancer treatment

DTU and Frederiksberg Hospital are heading a European research project, where engineers and doctors develop new instruments for detecting bladder cancer.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Donkey Republic
09 MAY

Rent a 'donkey' with your mobile

Yet another DTU start-up has seen the light of day. Donkey Republic has developed a kind of 'Uber' for bicycles. Meet one of the entrepreneurs behind the company

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Xnovo
26 APR

X-ray spots fatigued metal

Now you can easily and quickly generate 3D images of, e.g., metal and identify any weaknesses—without destroying the material. The spin-out company Xnovo Technology...

Image analysis Software and programming Materials Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Photo: Thorkild Christensen
25 APR

The Minister for Higher Education and Science visits DTU’s innovation environments

During her more than two-hour visit to DTU, Ulla Tørnæs managed to become acquainted with both student start-ups at DTU Skylab, new research from DTU Nanotech...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Technologist no 8, 2016
08 APR

New issue of Technologist out now

The feature story in the new issue of DTU’s international magazine, Technologist, is about how we will be moving around in our big cities in the future.

Transport behaviour Transport economy Mobility Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Medical equipment and systems Computer calculations Mapping and surveying Biological systems
Photo: Outsider
25 FEB

Smart idea made the design work

The Norwegian firm of architects Snøhetta came up with the design for a smart solar-cell light for a new global culture centre in Saudi Arabia—but it took...

Solar energy Electricity supply Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Carsten Dam-Hansen
22 FEB

Blue light beneficial to health and mood

As the Year of Light drew to a close, two students won a prize for their work on ‘healthy light’ at a nursing home. The project may well end up as a spin-out...

Light sources Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: CEKO Sensors
27 JAN

New sensor detects faults before they happen

A completely new optical and highly sensitive sensor that can withstand extreme environments.

Wind energy Optics Hardware and components Fossil fuels Sensors Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
2015
Photo: Joachim Rode
09 DEC

Medico-technology is the ‘new black’ for entrepreneurs

Six entrepreneurs from DTU are among those in the running to take top honours in the Danish Tech Challenge 2016. In November, they had the opportunity to pitch their ideas...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Illustration: DTU
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
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
29 OCT

“Indispensable entrepreneurs”

Drug delivery is all about getting the active substance in medicine to target the right place in the body at the right time. American researcher and business founder Robert...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Shutterstock
19 OCT

New measuring equipment saves time and resources

Two newly established enterprises are developing measuring equipment and software which makes it possible to monitor food and pharmaceutical production as it is taking...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Food production Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
DTU in Profile

Published annually, DTU in profile gives you fact & figures and a short presentation of the University.

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