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2019
Photo: Jesper Scheel
23 JAN

New study programme focuses on healthcare technology materials

From autumn 2019, DTU offers a new MSc programme in advanced materials and healthcare engineering.

Medical equipment and systems Biotechnology and biochemistry
2018
WARD (Photo: Rigshospitalet)
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
Photo: Kasper Lipsø
06 JUN

Magnetic contrast agent behind clear MRI images

The Danish National Research Foundation Center for Hyperpolarization in Magnetic Resonance, HYPERMAG, at DTU conducts research into technologies that can reveal important...

Micro and nanotechnology Magnets Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
Photo: T. Kaare Smith
20 APR

High-tech patch wins innovation competition

A patch which can measure movement patterns in persons with Parkinson’s disease won DTU’s Open Innovation X final.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
2017
Photo: DTU Electrical Engineering
19 DEC

Electronic monitoring of heart rhythm can prevent strokes

A simple method for electronically monitoring patient heart rhythm can improve the treatment of heart rhythm disorders and prevent strokes.

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Photo: Peder Hjulmand Søby
18 OCT

Alarm gives epileptics peace of mind

Doctors and scientists have joined forces with a commercial enterprise to develop an alarm that makes life easier for patients and their relatives.

Electronics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
SMB's equipment for rapid blood sample testing in domestic animals consists of an analyser device that can stand in the veterinary clinic, and a number of labs-on-a-chip. Photo: Ulrik Jantzen
13 FEB

Lab-on-a-chip for world's vets

The spin-out company Scandinavian Micro Biodevices has completed its journey from the clean rooms at DTU to a global breakthrough. Zoetis, of USA, has just paid DKK 536...

Medical equipment and systems Innovation and product development
Oxygen robot at Herlev hospital
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
Mette Kolpen and Peter Østrup Jensen with two students from DTU, Peter Alexander Vistar Gade og Terkel Bo Olsen.
08 FEB

Oxygen under pressure increases effect of antimicrobial agents

New research from DTU will extend the life expectancy of chronic patients with cystic fibrosis, and delay the need to replace artificial hips and knees.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Building 324, Technical University of Denmark, DTU Compute
03 FEB

Millions for research into the treatment of heart patients and psychiatric and...

Innovation Fund Denmark has granted DKK 27 million to two major health-promoting projects carried out at the Copenhagen Center for Health Technology, CACHET,, in which...

Data analysis Computer calculations IT systems Software and programming Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Mathematics
Main entrance to DTU. Photo: Vibeke Hempler
26 JAN

Millions for research into antibiotic resistance and better drugs

In a press release issued today, the Novo Nordisk Foundation reveals that it is grating a total of DKK 300 million (EUR 40 million) to five ambitious research projects...

Cells Synthetic biology Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2016
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
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
Microchip with cancer cell
05 APR

New method for studying cancer cells

Cancer cell growth and proliferation are closely related to the mechanical properties of the cells. Researchers from DTU, Pavia University, and CNR Milano have developed...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Optics Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Photo: Bertel Henning Jensen
11 MAR

No need to lie still in the scanner of the future

Senior Researcher Oline Vinter Olesen is working on transforming a seven-year-old idea into a business, backed by DTU, Harvard, and Rigshospitalet.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hardware and components Image analysis
Photo: Colourbox
26 JAN

Engineers refine doctors’ tools

Sleep is the brain’s way of spring cleaning—and effectively removing toxins. During deep sleep, the body is normally completely at rest and unreactive to the...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
Data-driven modeling of sleep EEG and EOG reveals characteristiscs indicative of pre Parkinson's and Parkinson's disease by Christensen Jae, Zoetmulder M, Koch H, Frandsen R, Arvaston L, Christensen SR, Jennum P, Sorensen HBD.
26 JAN

Colour research

There is increasing evidence to suggest that a particular sleep disorder producing abnormal movements during dream sleep may be an early marker for Parkinson’s disease...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
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