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2019
17 SEP

New route to carbon-neutral fuels from carbon dioxide discovered by Stanford-DTU...

A new way to convert carbon dioxide into the building block for sustainable liquid fuels was very efficient in tests and did not have the reaction that destroys the conventional...

Energy storage Electrochemistry
07 JUN

Recommendations for catalysis research in electrolysis

Two leading Danish catalysis researchers have prepared a comment for the distinguished scientific journal Nature Energy with three clear recommendations for their colleagues...

Catalysis Electrochemistry Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production
04 JUN

Find the jewels in your bio-waste

Researchers at the Process and Systems Engineering Centre (PROSYS) at DTU Chemical Engineering are changing the mindset in the biomass, food, and bio-manufacturing industries...

Chemical engineering Analytic and theoretical chemistry
27 MAY

Fungal batteries will store alternative energy

Researchers from DTU and Aalborg University receive donation from Novo Nordisk Foundation for the development of biodegradable batteries.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Energy storage Electricity supply Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry Climate adaption
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
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
2018
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
22 OCT

Increasing biogas yield from manure

A new method makes agricultural manure far more suitable as a raw material for biogas.

Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry Bioenergy Energy production
11 OCT

DTU joins the Brazilian boost of research in Energy Technologies

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Shell Company have established an international Center for Innovation on New Energies (CINE) with strong industrial...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Electrochemistry
10 OCT

Intelligent patch warns of infected wounds

Infections in surgical wounds make up an estimated two per cent of all hospital expenses in Denmark.

Information technology Bacteria and microorganisms Chemistry
08 JUN

Separating the pulp from the juice - A new concept for 3D printing

A research team at DTU Energy researches methods to use light and sound to identify, capture and sort different types of components in a liquid solution, and use the materials...

Energy Chemistry Organic chemistry
24 APR

DTU students get access to LEO Pharma’s ‘engine room’

Partnership between DTU Chemistry and LEO Pharma will give students the opportunity to experience how a global pharmaceutical company works with innovation and research...

Organic chemistry
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
03 JAN

New research programme launched

The portfolio of research projects has been extended significantly in Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre (DHRTC). This is due to the start-up of research...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
2017
10 NOV

Researchers get easier access to chemical substances

A new library of chemical substances at DTU gives researchers easier access to chemical substances involved in life sciences research.

Chemistry
23 OCT

Come explore and hear about life science and bioengineering at DTU

Come to an open day on 29 November 2017, where cooperation partners are invited to have a look at some of the new, state-of-the-art facilities in DTU's largest building...

Food, fish and agriculture Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Medicine and medico technology Environment and pollution
30 AUG

Increasing Nordic collaboration

DTU has signed an official collaboration agreement with Åbo Academy and NTNU in order to strengthen the Nordic scientific research profile internationally.

Materials Chemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy
04 JUL

Tree pump system can drive robots of the future

Researchers have developed a chip that mimics trees’ water and nutrient transporting system. Looking to the future, this knowledge can be used in small robots or in factories...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Chemistry
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
03 JUL

Overwhelming success for Electrolysis conference in the research community

Successful DTU conference on electrolysis gave researchers and the industry an international forum to exchange and share information and ideas on research, development...

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
21 JUN

Transport of the future run on wood

New research at DTU Chemical Engineering is paving the way for cheaper sustainable fuels in the transportation sector based on 2nd generation biomass.

Energy Environment and pollution Transport and logistics Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry
19 JUN

Anne Ladegaard Skov elected President of the EuroEAP Society

Anne Ladegaard Skov from the Danish Polymer Centre is elected as the new President of the trans-European Electromechanically Active Polymers society EuroEAP.

Materials Energy Chemistry
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
13 JUN

ICE2017: Electrolysis is becoming big business

The announcement of the largest power-to-gas facility in history to be built in France was one of todays many highlights at the 1 st International Conference on Electrolysis...

Energy Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Electrochemistry
12 JUN

The world's first conference on electrolysis is held in Denmark

DTU is hosting the world's first conference on electrolysis for energy purposes, the 1st International Conference on Electrolysis (ICE) this week at Axelborg in Copenhagen...

Energy Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
31 MAY

Four new projects at DTU Chemical Engineering

The Danish Coucil for Independent Research has decided to issue funding for four research projects from DTU Chemical Engineering. Read about all of them here.

Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution
30 MAY

DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 17 November 2017

DTU Energy invites companies and partners to participate in the department’s annual PhD symposium. The venue of the symposium is DTU’s meeting centre, building 101A...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Solar energy Electromagnetism Electrochemistry
17 MAR

“When you have a good thing going, the momentum just carries you forward”

A three months guest stay at DTU Energy reminded Professor Rob Walker why he has dedicated his life to science in the first place. While at DTU, he worked and thought...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Electrochemistry
19 JAN

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

Renewable energy is providing an increasing share of the energy supply, but to ensure the green transition continues, it must also be able to furnish us with the fuels...

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Fuel cells Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
16 JAN

Tomorrow's sunscreen lasts longer and is sweat-proof

Researchers from DTU Chemistry, Coloplast, and Riemann have joined forces to develop new materials that are to make products such as sunscreen and stoma bags adhere better...

Chemistry
2016
06 DEC

DTU sets new record with extremely low degradation rate in fuel cells

DTU Energy, the clean technology company Danish Power Systems and partners have attained the best operating stability of high temperature polymer fuel cells ever seen...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
30 NOV

Water in drains and sewers reveals drug abuse in big cities

Wastewater analyses from DTU Environment are being incorporated into a major European project to estimate the extent of drug abuse in the EU.

Chemistry Mathematics Environment and pollution Waste water and water discharge
08 NOV

Oxygen and chemicals for the first refuelling station on Mars

When astronauts first set foot on Mars in the 2030s, a ‘petrol station’ will be ready for them, with oxygen and fuel for the trip home. DTU researcher Chris Graves is one...

Space research Energy Chemistry
01 NOV

Sino-Danish workshop opened for more research in non-polluting energy production

DTU Energy hosted this year’s Denmark-China Bilateral Workshop on Energy Conversion and Storage and over the two-day workshop the participants from DTU, three Chinese...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production
26 SEP

Novozymes and DTU increase focus on fermentation technology

Novozymes and DTU have a long tradition of collaboration, and this is now being extended in relation to industrial fermentation technology until the year 2020. The initiative...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Fermentation
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
01 JUL

Cross-disciplinary approach to civil engineering research provides new opportunities

In August, DTU Civil Engineering hosts an international conference and a number of doctoral courses giving a comprehensive outline on the present and future challenges...

Construction materials Building design Electrochemistry Building construction Polar research Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Geology Indoor climate
05 APR

Cheaper platinum alloys for fuel cells

Fuel cells are attractive as eco-friendly energy sources, for example for hydrogen-powered vehicles. But due to the large amounts of expensive platinum required, they...

Fuel cells Energy production Catalysis
04 APR

New project will convert surplus power into environmentally friendly chemicals

A wide variety of chemicals and materials which we use today require energy intensive and environmentally harmful synthesis methods.  The new research project, Proactive...

Energy Physics Chemistry Electrochemistry Catalysis
15 MAR

Private investor helped DTU idea take off

The company Saxocon was born of a good idea and an enterprising investor. And the researchers behind the idea voluntarily declined to be directly involved in the project...

Medicine and medico technology Chemistry
Photo: Lemvig Biogasanlæg
19 JAN

From wind to gas

Wind energy can be converted into methane gas and stored in the Danish natural gas grid. As an added bonus, the biogas plants eliminate their carbon emissions using a...

Bioenergy Energy production Power stations Energy storage Wind energy Innovation and product development Organic chemistry
2015
09 NOV

DTU Physics part of a new Materials Encyclopedia Project

A new European Centre of Excellence will bring together physicists, chemists, materials, and computer scientists and industry to develop a Materials Encyclopaedia to facilitate...

Physics Chemistry Computer calculations Data analysis Materials
27 JUL

A salesman’s look at the wood stove of the future

“An idea with a big potential” was the response from Kim Dam-Johansen when a few years ago the Danish wood stove company HWAM A/S presented to him the idea of a digitally...

Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy
21 APR

Discovery unlocks ion conductor that is 100 times faster than all the others

A research group at the Technical University of Denmark has discovered a new and stable ion conducting material by merging two known materials, one of which is intrinsically...

Electronics Fuel cells Electrochemistry
13 APR

People meet and companies arise

Things moved very quickly indeed when a group of young researchers with a couple of patents under their belts was paired with an experienced entrepreneur. Together, they...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Food quality Food production Catalysis Organic chemistry Hardware and components Enzymes and proteins Bacteria and microorganisms
08 APR

Seaweed to generate growth in Ghana

DTU is working with universities in Ghana to exploit seaweed from the Atlantic Ocean with a view to generating economic growth.

Food, fish and agriculture Chemistry
09 MAR

Rafiqul Gani speaks at BASF 150 year anniversary

Under the theme “Smart energy for a sustainable future” 600 representatives from industry and academia were gathered to discuss how chemistry and chemical engineering can...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry
2014
12 DEC

Automatically controlled wood-burning stoves

The experience gained over many years of research in combustion has been put to good use by the Danish producer of wood-burning stoves  HWAM A/S  in connection with the...

Chemistry CO2 separation and CO2 storage Air pollution Innovation and product development
11 NOV

Get the insight on the latest research within sustainable energy technologies...

DTU Energy Conversion hereby invites interested PhD students and companies to the department’s second annual PhD symposium with industry participation at DTU Lyngby Campus...

Energy storage Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Physics
06 NOV

DTU and Haldor Topsoe signs new electrolysis-agreement

DTU and Haldor Topsoe A/S have signed a non-exclusive license-agreement in ceramic electrolysis cells (SOEC).

Energy Electrochemistry
30 SEP

Research in hydrogen and fuel cell energy systems to be accelerated through standardization

A new EU project with Danish participation is to standardize the energy technologies solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and solid oxide electrolysis cells (SOEC) to promote...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Electricity supply Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Energy systems
22 AUG

DTU researchers film protein quake for the first time

One of nature’s mysteries is how plants survive impact by the huge amounts of energy contained in the sun’s rays, while using this energy for photosynthesis. The hypothesis...

Solar energy Physics Analytic and theoretical chemistry Lasers
DTU Energy Conversion attended with two booths at Cleantech Bazar 2014
28 MAY

Business people, scientists and investors showed a great interest in DTU Energy...

DTU Energy Conversion attended with two booths at Cleantech Bazar 2014 in Oticonsalen at DTU Lyngby Campus.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency
01 APR

Joint European Summer School on Fuel Cell, Electrolyser and Battery Technologies

The Joint European Summer School JESS 2014 on Fuel Cell, Electrolyser and Battery Technologies will be held 21.-27. September 2014 in the beautiful Greek city of Rethymno...

Energy storage Electrochemistry Fuel cells
23 JAN

New Research into Energy Efficient Production of Pressurized Hydrogen

DTU Energy Conversion and Haldor Topsøe A/S have received funding from the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme to research into energy efficient...

Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency
2013
01 AUG

Prof. Schmidt is paving the way for shared knowledge

Professor Thomas Justus Schmidt from Switzerland is currently visiting DTU Energy Conversion on an Otto Mønsted guest professorship.

Energy storage Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production