News from DTU

13 DEC

Markus Herrgard hired as new CTO of BioInnovation Institute

On January 6, Director of Data Science and Automation at The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain), Markus Herrgard, joins BioInnovation Institute as Chief Technical Officer.   We had a chat with Markus about how he will remember his time at the Center and what he is looking most forward to in his new...

09 MAY

DTU Biosustain joins Global Biofoundries Alliance

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain) joins the Global Biofoundries Alliance. This new initiative will strengthen international collaboration on efficient design and construction of cell factories.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
10 OCT

Professor Markus Herrgard on High Tech Summit: I hope that industry and academia can inspire each other

Industry and academia are presenting new technologies, ideas and future perspectives at this year’s High Tech Summit at DTU. Markus Herrgard look forward - to inspire and be inspired - by how others use data for bio-based production.

 Illustration of a method of DNA sequencing. Credit: Colourbox
15 SEP

DTU Biosustain receives a computational power shot of DKK 90 million

A grant of DKK 90 million (EUR 12 million) from the Novo Nordisk Foundation gives DTU Biosustain an enormous ‘computational injection’. The goal is to develop quicker and smarter tools for analysis of big bio-data. 

Cells Biological systems Synthetic biology
01 APR

Using big “bio-data” to design better cell factories

The EU has granted 6.3 million Euros to the project DD-DeCaF, coordinated by the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark. The objective is to develop a computer tool that will allow biotech companies to design and engineer cell factories faster than is currently possible today. The tool will...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Genes and genomes Synthetic biology Software and programming Data analysis IT systems