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2019
25 MAR

Six projects awarded DTU’s PoC grant

Six exciting DTU projects with significant commercial potential have been awarded DTU’s Proof of Concept grant of up to DKK 500.000 in this year’s first application round...

25 MAR

Digitalization can drive new water technologies

Research, innovation, education, and entrepreneurship can contribute to the development of new technologies in the water sector according to a new report.

Environment and pollution
25 MAR

From menace to resource: Starfish become animal feed

The world’s first starfish meal factory will be inaugurated at the Limfjord on Friday, 29 March as a result of collaboration between universities and businesses.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
21 MAR

Join a WHO webinar on global disease surveillance

Hear how analysis of sewage can be used to monitor the global occurrence of antimicrobial resistance and infectious diseases during a webinar on 26 March.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
Forskningsminister Tommy Ahlers indvier energilagringsanlægget på DTU Risø Campus
20 MAR

Storing energy with hot stones and a new twist on old ideas

The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science Tommy Ahlers inaugurates an innovative energy storage unit at DTU, showcasing a new concept for energy storage based...

Energy Energy storage
19 MAR

DTU Wind Energy granted the secretariat of IEA Wind TCP

DTU Wind Energy has been chosen to lead the secretariat of the International Energy Agency Wind Technology Collaboration Programme, also known as IEA Wind TCP.

Wind energy Energy
18 MAR

Students accelerate sustainable solutions at Folkemødet

Students will receive funding of EUR 13,400 to develop and test sustainable concepts before and during the People’s Political Festival 2019.

15 MAR

Fish can be fed plant waste products

Fish from fish farms are feeding more and more mouths. But what should the fish eat? Research shows that plant proteins may be the answer.

Food, fish and agriculture Enzymes and proteins
15 MAR

From seaweed to proteins

Food researchers have invented methods for extracting proteins from seaweed. One of them is now being tested in a pilot plant at ingredient producer CP Kelco .

Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry Food technology
15 MAR

Healthy low-cost food for the third world

Research plays a key role when dairy giant Arla Foods develops products for third-world countries.

Enzymes and proteins
14 MAR

Largest battery in Denmark to be installed on Bornholm

A new project led by DTU has been granted 19 million DKK by the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program. The project will demonstrate the largest...

Energy
14 MAR

Konference om vand til verden - DTU inviterer sammen med DI til konference om...

For lidt vand! For meget vand! For beskidt vand! - Så kort kan de tre vigtigste problemstillinger inden for global vandhåndtering beskrives. På konferencen stilles der...

Water supply Waste water and water discharge
12 MAR

New mentor programme for pre-startups launched at DTU

A new mentor programme for pre-startups was officially launched at DTU last month. The programme will help young DTU entrepreneurs turn their inventions into successful...

11 MAR

Sustainable beer made from surplus sushi rice

Research from the Technical University of Denmark allows excess rice intended for use in sushi to be converted into beer.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
08 MAR

Sewage reveals levels of antimicrobial resistance worldwide

Sewage can reveal the occurrence of antimicrobial resistant bacteria among healthy populations, an international study led by the Technical University of Denmark shows...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food safety Health and diseases
06 MAR

New design brings competitive advantages for go-kart manufacturer

BEng students develop entirely new type of coupling enabling disassembly of off-road go-karts for easier and cheaper transport.

Construction and mechanics
05 MAR

A new era of bio-based polymers

In a world of scarce resources, bio-based polymers have entered the scene, offering interesting new functionalities.

Polymers Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development
05 MAR

Augmented reality can remove lorry’s blind spots

Three students have developed a system that eliminates blind spots by creating the illusion for the driver that the lorry is transparent.

Information technology
04 MAR

DTU tests eco-friendly concrete in new construction project

Students, researchers, and project partners came to watch as a newly developed green concrete was cast in a new laboratory building at DTU Civil Engineering.

Construction and mechanics Building design Building construction Construction materials
28 FEB

The UN highlights Danish fight against antimicrobial resistance

In the fight against antibiotic resistance, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, is encouraging other countries to be inspired by Denmark's experience in reducing...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety
27 FEB

Acoustic Technology group visit KAIST

Earlier this month The Acoustic Technology Group travelled to KAIST to kick off the Signature project: Acoustic Metamaterials as Engineering Components.     

Electrotechnology
27 FEB

Information day a great success

BSc Engineering students invited on tour of the DTU Sound Labs

Electrotechnology Sound
26 FEB

Record number of start-ups at DTU

Good role models and an active ecosystem at DTU helped to establish 87 new businesses in 2018. In 2017, the figure was 60.

26 FEB

Do risk assessments of endocrine disruptors provide sufficient protection?

Risk assessments of endocrine disruptors should take better account of uncertainties relating to harmful effects to ensure the risk is not underestimated.  

Food safety Health and diseases
25 FEB

Final project can boost racing car performance

BEng student has developed a new, lighter type of roll cage for racing cars which offers improved acceleration and road handling.

Construction and mechanics Materials
20 FEB

DTU leading major project on future EU energy research

New European project headed by DTU to set the framework for the future of EU energy funding and research based on new catalysis methods.

Energy Solar energy Energy production Energy systems
20 FEB

Cars to report on road condition

Leveraging modern car technology to continuously collect road data may help produce real-time digital images of road maintenance needs.

Mapping and surveying Data analysis Sensors Mathematical modelling Mobility
19 FEB

Young chemist behind new 2D material

International research team headed by young chemist designs a new 2D material by combining organic molecules through inorganic ions.

Materials Chemistry
14 FEB

Students awarded prize for vegan do-it-yourself cheese

Four master students at the Technical University of Denmark have once again won a prize for their do-it-yourself product, which transforms chickpea brine into a vegan...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
14 FEB

Cheaper steel will make a difference for ceramic fuel cells and electrolysis cells

A new European project coordinated by DTU Energy aims to bring a promising energy conversion technology closer to market by increasing the robustness of the materials used...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Metals and alloys
05 FEB

Grains are beneficial to health

A six-year-long, large-scale research cooperation has documented that a diet, which includes whole-grains helps to prevent type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease...

Bacteria and microorganisms Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
04 FEB

New director for DTU Learn for Life

On 1 March, Karina Rothoff Brix will take up her new position as Director of DTU Learn for Life.

04 FEB

Fast track to cleaner diesel exhaust

Company to supply catalytic converters for reducing car pollution. Research collaboration is part of the equation.

Catalysis Air pollution
01 FEB

DTU researcher receives 2019 Industrial Researcher Prize

Innovation Fund Denmark ’s Industrial Researcher Prize is being awarded to Martina Fischetti this year, who developed mathematical optimization models in her industrial...

Energy Wind energy Mathematics Mathematical modelling
01 FEB

International workshop on aquaculture technology

Workshop invites industrial partners and researchers to share newest knowledge and developments in recirculation aquaculture technology 

Aquaculture Food production Fish and shellfish
31 JAN

Improved access to data and better frameworks for test and demonstration will...

With the vision of Denmark as a front-runner in the green transition, the Danish Growth Team for sustainable energy and green technology today presented 10 specific recommendations...

Energy IT systems Energy efficiency Energy systems
31 JAN

Join a conference on food safety and whole genome sequencing

An international conference will be held on 26-28 March 2019 in Paris with a focus on how the use of whole genome sequencing can increase food safety, help prevent disease...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
28 JAN

Taxi sharing made possible by students’ algorithm

BEng students have developed the mathematics underlying the new taxi sharing service CabShare.

Information technology
25 JAN

DTU start-up wins top Venture Cup prize

Start-ups with DTU students on board yesterday won four out of five Venture Cup categories, including the overall prize of  EUR 14,000.

24 JAN

Future engineers learning more about the rail industry

DTU and the Danish Rail Sector Association are extending a contract designed to allow future engineers to learn more about the many fields of work in the rail sector.

Transport and logistics
Institutdirektør Søren Linderoth byder velkommen til ATV-mødet om et dansk center for energilagring
24 JAN

Industry and researchers call for Danish effort within energy storage

Energy storage is going to play a key role in the green transition to a sustainable energy system. At the same time the new technologies for energy storage offer significant...

Energy Energy storage
23 JAN

Come to a seminar on sustainable ingredients

Come to a seminar on 8 April and hear how research into sustainable ingredients from the Technical University of Denmark is helping to increase Denmark’s position of...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
22 JAN

Greenland ice melt accelerating dramatically

New study shows that the melt process reacts surprisingly quickly to changes in the atmosphere and the waters around Greenland.

Climate change Ice research Earth observation
22 JAN

Portrait: “I wish there was a parallel world”

Mother during the day. Researcher at night. Meet Fatima AlZahra’a Alatraktchi who has developed a nanosensor to understand the language of bacteria.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Medicine and medico technology
21 JAN

Rechargeable hearing aids becoming ever smaller

A young researcher has discovered a solution for using rechargeable batteries in hearing aids without increasing their size or creating unwanted noise.

Electrotechnology Electronics Hearing aids Medicine and medico technology
21 JAN

Violent stellar explosion provides new knowledge about the universe

Researchers from DTU Space have helped identify a phenomenon rarely observed, originating from a giant stellar explosion far out in the universe. The new discovery has...

Space research Astrophysics
16 JAN

Turning grass into a profitable and safe source of protein

In a project headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, researchers and companies are working together to find a profitable way to extract...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
15 JAN

Danish-Norwegian Cooperation on Offshore Wind Expanded

Better and cheaper offshore wind farms are the goal for cooperation on renewable energy.

Wind energy Energy
14 JAN

The match has been made – EVs are ready to support the electricity grid

The end of the Danish EUDP-supported demonstration project, Parker, was recently marked by a major conference at the Danish Technical University in Risø. Here, the project...

Energy
14 JAN

Grass to be turned into profitable and safe source of protein

In a project headed by DTU Food, researchers and companies are working together to find a profitable way to extract protein from grass and to make this protein taste delicious...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
10 JAN

Bacteria to produce sustainable fluorinated substances

A new EU project aims to modify bacteria, enabling them to produce fluorinated substances sustainably. Today, fluorinated products are produced chemically, which has significant...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins
10 JAN

DTU Space to develop virtual space tour for youngsters

With EUR 282,000 of funding from the Novo Nordisk Foundation , DTU Space is to head the development of a virtual learning environment for schools and youth education...

Space research Earth sciences
10 JAN

Danish antimicrobial surveillance model inspires in Asia

In their efforts to monitor and control antimicrobial use in humans and animals, Asian authorities have been learning from the experience gained by Danish experts at...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
09 JAN

Help with shorter waiting times for emergency departments

A new DTU research project seeks to reduce bottlenecks and optimize human resources in hospital accident and emergency departments.

Mathematical modelling Data analysis Information technology
08 JAN

DTU Aqua's Director is the new ICES President

Institute Director Fritz Köster elected president of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea for the next three years

Fisheries and fish stocks
07 JAN

Dental implants soon to be completely white

New technology will soon make the surface of titanium used for dental implants completely white. This will be immensely important for the growing part of the population...

Materials Metals and alloys Physiological modelling Artificial organs
02 JAN

New ESA Business Incubation Centre to be anchored at DTU

An ambitious nesting ground for the space industry will provide help, advice, and financial support for Danish growth companies and entrepreneurs.

Earth sciences Information technology Space research Transport and logistics
2018
27 DEC

Tandem solar cells must be efficient and sustainable

Major research collaboration to break the barrier for how much energy a sustainable tandem solar cell can produce.

Solar energy Energy production Micro and nanotechnology
27 DEC

Advanced drones chasing defective solar cells

Monitoring of solar farms is difficult, time-consuming and imprecise. Often you do not find all defects, which can reduce the energy production.

Solar energy Energy production Robot technology and automation Lasers
27 DEC

Solar DTU is the way to collaboration

Solar DTU will make it easier to gain access to the University’s solar energy research and consultancy.

Energy Solar energy
27 DEC

Denmark at global front within solar heating

Denmark is a world leader within solar heating, and foreign experts travel to DTU to conduct research and test new technologies.

Energy Solar energy Energy production
27 DEC

Solar cells can pave the way to prosperity in Africa

Solar cells could help many African countries obtain cheap electricity, provide more jobs, and experience economic growth without impacting the global climate.

Energy Electricity supply Solar energy
27 DEC

The birthplace of tomorrow’s energy system

In an expanded and ambitious test laboratory, researchers will develop a flexible energy system based on many different technologies that will provide heat and electricity...

Energy systems Solar energy
21 DEC

Biogas technology to produce future green raw materials

DTU will be contributing to the development of a more profitable way of producing biogas, opening up for the production of biofuels for trucks and planes.

Bioenergy Energy production Energy systems CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution
21 DEC

Better characterization of ultra-thin materials

A new optical technology may revolutionize the semiconductor industry and create brand new possibilities within sustainable electronics and data handling. The project is...

Semiconductors Materials Data analysis Electronics Innovation and product development
21 DEC

New Generation of Wind Scanners Developed by DTU

Researchers in the meteorological section at DTU Wind Energy have developed a new type of wind scanners. The new wind scanners can measure the vortex currents in the tip...

Wind energy Energy
21 DEC

DTU visited five Universities in Taiwan

Associate Professor and a researcher from DTU Wind Energy visited five universities in Taiwan in October to discuss the future of offshore wind energy research and education...

Wind energy
20 DEC

Artificial intelligence may future-proof Danish healthcare services

Artificial intelligence and big data are building blocks in the development of personal health technologies. 

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
18 DEC

Robots to handle kitchen chores

A young DTU researcher has brought us one step closer to a kitchen robot that can help with cooking.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
18 DEC

DTU creates a new way of testing wind turbine blades

DTU Wind Energy, Siemens Gamesa, R&D, BLAEST, Olsen Wings, DNV GL, Ørsted and Zebicon have joined forces in creating a new way to test wind turbine blades.

Wind energy Energy
12 DEC

DTU develops world’s most efficient mobile charger

DTU researchers have succeeded in improving charger efficiency, so that—in future—mobile phones and computers can be charged faster using significantly less power.

Electrotechnology Electronics Energy
11 DEC

Key Danish role in major European innovation alliance

DTU is one of the main architects behind a new large European network aimed at developing the cities and transport solutions of tomorrow.

Mobility Transport economy Transport safety Transport models Energy systems Data analysis IT systems Telecommunication Systems analysis Air pollution Climate adaption
10 DEC

Grand Opening of DTU Entrepreneurship

Tommy Ahlers, the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, marked the opening of DTU Entrepreneurship with a lighting installation symbolizing the beginning...

10 DEC

New tool ensures sustainable water supply for refugee camps

The Danish Refugee Council and DTU have created a new tool that can be useful when making decisions on sustainable water supply in refugee camps.

Water supply
07 DEC

And the winner is… DTU Nanotech!

Professor Anders Kristensen and colleagues from DTU Nanotech won EU’s Innovation Radar Prize 2018 for Excellent Science

Lasers Micro and nanotechnology
07 DEC

Goodbye to the 4-Rotor Concept Turbine at Risø

The 4-Rotor Concept Turbine that was placed at DTU Risø Cam-pus is now dismantled. The testing of the concept is complete.

Wind energy Energy
06 DEC

New knowledge to protect against endocrine disrupting chemicals

Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark are partners in two new EU projects on hormone disrupting substances that aim to protect women's reproductive health...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
05 DEC

Blue Jeans in a green way

Researchers exploit E. coli bacteria for new, greener production of indigo to dye jeans.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Innovation and product development Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins Chemistry
04 DEC

Research enables the food sector to reuse water

Research from the Technical University of Denmark shows that it is possible to clean chicken feet using 50% less water and that cleaning water can be reused in cooling...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety
30 NOV

Electric Vehicles ready to stabilize grid and help green transition

Parker Project has validated that series-produced electric vehicles as part of an operational fleet can store electricity and stabilize the power grid. Stabilizing is...

Energy
29 NOV

Students invent eco-friendly vegan cheese

A team of master’s degree students receive an award for an innovative product that reduces food waste and has minimal impact on climate.

Food production
28 NOV

Crushed mining waste can replace cement

Mining waste can replace up to ten per cent of the cement used in concrete without compromising the strength of the materials.

Construction materials Building construction Climate change Environment and pollution Waste management
28 NOV

Students to make ingredients from new biomasses and by-products

A new course will enable students at the Technical University of Denmark to extract extra value from the food industry's by-products by creating new, sustainable ingredients...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
27 NOV

Further from climate goals than we thought

The distance has increased between climate commitments and the reduction of greenhouse gases needed if we are to meet the goals in the Paris Agreement.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage
27 NOV

Exchange agreement on biotech students between Denmark and India

Sponsored by Novozymes and the Henning Holck-Larsen Foundation, biotech students at DTU can now receive a grant to go on an exchange to India.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
26 NOV

Smart charger key to keep renewables running on Bornholm

DTU Elektro researchers have been investigating different methods for leveraging the flexibility provided by the storage in Electric Vehicles. Amongst these, test on...

Energy
26 NOV

Start-up invents inexpensive technology for conducting measurements in water

New technology is significantly reducing the cost of measuring temperature, currents and pressure in waters near the coast, for example in fish farms or small harbours...

22 NOV

Students will soon be able to code and grow greens in class

Danish primary school students are allowed to play with their food in a new project, which lets them grow their own greens in biology class using a food computer.

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
PhD student Massimo Rosa (left) and Professor Vincenzo Esposito with the FCH JU award in front of the 3D printing equipment in the DTU Energy lab
21 NOV

DTU Energy in award-winning EU projects on fuel cells

When the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking celebrated 10 years of supporting research, development and demonstration of fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies...

Energy Fuel cells
21 NOV

DTU spinout opfinder billig teknik til måling i vand

Ny teknik nedbringer markant udgifterne til at måle temperatur, strømninger og tryk i vand nær kysten, eksempelvis i havbrug eller i små havne.

16 NOV

DTU contributes to mapping of unique meteorite crater in Greenland

An international team of researchers has discovered a giant meteorite crater—with a diameter of 31 km—buried deep under the inland ice in Greenland.

Geology Polar research Climate change
15 NOV

Republic of Korea showing interest in Danish energy solutions

Recently, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and DTU met and exchanged renewable energy experience.

Energy
15 NOV

No reason to recommend a low-gluten diet for everyone

Large study of the effects of eating a low-gluten diet has not prompted the researchers behind it to recommend that people eat a gluten-free diet—unless they suffer from...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
15 NOV

Researcher at DTU Energy becomes honorary professor in China

Researcher Wenjing (Angela) Zhang from DTU Energy has been appointed Distinguished Professor at Qingdao University of Science and Technology in China. The award recognises...

Energy
15 NOV

Materials scientist on international arena

With the help of two new grants, Professor Dr. Techn. Dorte Juul Jensen will develop new equipment and increase knowledge about metals and processing techniques.

Metals and alloys Materials
13 NOV

DTU has completed technology for Mars mission

After many years of development, researchers from DTU Space celebrate their completion of the technology that will search for signs of life on Mars on NASA’s upcoming...

Space research Space technology and instruments
13 NOV

DTU department takes over Danish-Chinese programme

After taking over the responsibility for a programme at the Sino-Danish Center, DTU Bioinformatics will work to increase the number of Danish students.

13 NOV

Medical attention around the clock

A new project will revolutionise monitoring of hospitalised patients at special risk, thus reducing the incidence of complications and deaths. 

Medicine and medico technology Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
09 NOV

"Best Presenter Award" at the PEAC 2018 in Shenzhen, China

Sending the Electronics Group to a conference always brings back good news!

Electrotechnology
09 NOV

Students win first place with environmental toy at Oi-X final

Students’ environmental toy VoBu (Voice af Buildings) won first place at this year’s Oi-X final, which was about developing innovative solutions for the UN Sustainable...