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24 JUN

Tomorrow’s power grid should be intelligent

A new Danish-Indian project will enable the power grid to sense and compensate for loss of electricity and fluctuating input from renewable energy sources.

Energy systems Solar energy
Photo: DTU Space
21 JUN

Climate change can alter Greenland drastically

If climate change continues unabated, all the ice in Greenland may melt away in the course of just a thousand years and will lead to significant changes in the environment...

Climate change Ice research Earth observation
Forskere skal afdække, hvordan bakterier kan udnyttes til at skabe bedre afgrøder. Foto: Colourbox
21 JUN

International research teams will develop better crops

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants USD 30 million to an international research consortium which will uncover how bacteria can be exploited to create better crops.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food quality Food production Health-promoting compounds Environment and pollution Climate adaption Ecosystems
21 JUN

Playware wins award as Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019

The award as ‘The Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019’ was presented to Professor Henrik Hautop Lund at the gala for the 2019 at The...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Mayonnaise enriched with an omega-3 high fat emulsion stabilized with milk protein and surfactants. Image: Thomas Breitenbach, Aarhus University
20 JUN

Caffeic acid can slow down oxidation of fish oil in foods

New knowledge from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, can make it easier to add fish oil to fatty foods without them quickly going rancid.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Dr Byung-ki Cheong, President of the Green Technology Center - Korea and and Head of Strategy, Gabriela Dias, on behalf of UNEP DTU Partnership director John Christensen, signed the agreement.
18 JUN

DTU enters in to a new partnership for climate technology

Through UNEP DTU Partnership, DTU has created a new partnership with Green Technology Center - Korea to collaborate on the climate technology needs in developing countries...

ROV - undervandsrobot
17 JUN

Underwater robot can count starfish and measure biomass

Specially developed smart sensors and underwater cameras can enable robots to handle monitoring tasks in the sea  

Food, fish and agriculture Robot technology and automation Mathematical modelling
Photo: Bunch Bygningsfysik
17 JUN

The mystery of the weeping walls

Magnesium-oxide boards, or MgO boards, were used in construction from 2010-2015 as windbreak panels until it turned out that the boards had a frightening ability to absorb...

Construction and mechanics Construction materials
Photo: Jesper Scheel
14 JUN

DTU promotes health technology programmes

With the Advanced Materials and Healthcare Engineering programme, due to start this autumn, DTU now offers seven master’s programmes focusing on health with a technological...

Medicine and medico technology Biotechnology and biochemistry
Halm
14 JUN

Denmark should focus on converting straw to biofuel

New calculations from DTU indicate that there are both economic and environmental benefits from exploiting straw for biofuel for heavy transport instead of for district...

Energy Chemistry
Illustration: NASA
14 JUN

Denmark to name planet discovered by DTU researcher

Citizens of Denmark are invited to make suggestions for the names of an exoplanet and star discovered in 2008 some 1,000 light years from Earth.

The Solar system Astrophysics
Photo: Joachim Rode
14 JUN

Women need to have more self-belief

Sara Shafiee is a postdoc at DTU Mechanical Engineering and holds an industrial PhD. She has now been appointed as an ambassador for the InnoWomen project, which aims to...

Production and management
From left to right: Andrea Lauridsen, Reem El-Moussa og Sarah Nyrup. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
12 JUN

DTU boosts its research in automation and robots

The appointment of three researchers and the addition of a brand new Master of Science (MSc) programme significantly strengthens DTU’s work in automation and robot...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology
DTU
11 JUN

In 2020, we celebrate H.C. Ørsted’s discovery of electromagnetism

Next year is the 200th anniversary of one of history’s major scientific discoveries. To celebrate, universities, institutions, companies, businesses, and organizations...

Photo: Lisbeth Holten
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
EU´s forskningskommissær Carlos Moedas (i midten) besøgte DTU Skylab i 2017 til det andet High Level Innovators møde forud oprettelsen af European Innovation Council, EIC. Nu er Carlos Moedas tilbage for at lancere to nye EU-fundingmuligheder for startups.
06 JUN

EU launches new funding programme for DeepTech Innovators

EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas kicks off EU roadshow for new funding opportunities for start-ups with a visit to DTU.

Global Seed Vault. Photo: Line Reeh
04 JUN

Artificial cooling of Arctic soil safeguards global genetic material

Artificial cooling and creative engineering solutions are key to taking good care of the backup copies of the world’s plant-based genetic material, which are stored...

Geology
29 MAY

Associate professor Thomas Bolander receives H.C. Ørsted Medaljen

The prestigious H.C. Ørsted Medalje is awarded to associate professor Thomas Bolander from DTU Compute for his excellent ability to disseminate research.

Foto: Thomas Hjort Jensen
29 MAY

Lars Christoffersen new Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Student Affairs

Head of DTU Diplom has been appointed new Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Student Affairs.

The 19 Mission Innovation Champions 2019. Professor Tejs Vegge, DTU Energy, is third from left.
29 MAY

DTU Professor Appointed Mission Innovation Champion

Mission Innovation – a global initiative bringing together 24 countries and the EU to accelerate the development of clean energy technology – has recognized...

Energy Climate change Materials
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