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2019
Prototybelab indvies hos DTU i Ballerup
14 OCT

Students get huge workshop for prototyping and 3D printing

The inauguration of a new prototype lab in Ballerup gives DTU students 600 m2 of state-of-the-art experimental facilities and a playground for product development and prototype...

Innovation and product development
Banner for Erasmus
15 JUL

Erasmus for Young entrepreneurs - Supporting entrepreneurship

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme, which aims to help new, and aspiring entrepreneurs acquire relevant skills to run and grow a small...

Entrepreneurship
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
02 JUL

Roskilde Festival sustainability lab for students

For the tenth time, a group of DTU students used Roskilde Festival as an outdoor laboratory for testing new technologies that can make the festival more sustainable and...

Electricity supply Energy efficiency Wind energy Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Waste management Building design
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
20 MAY

Chickpea cooking water recycled to make a vegan dessert

A vegan mousse based on chickpea cooking water—aquafaba—won the competition for innovative and sustainable foods.

Food production Health-promoting compounds Innovation and product development Food technology
Risk
30 APR

Methods to minimize risks in the tech industry

DTU researchers are coming up with new ideas on how the top executives of technology businesses should develop strategies in an increasingly unpredictable world.

Production and management
25 MAR

Danish biotech company announces the completion of a €5.5 M seed investment

The big Chinese fine chemical company Zhejiang NHU invests €5.5 M in the biotech start-up Cysbio to develop new and affordable biochemicals.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
2018
Photo: Lars Dalby Nielsen
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
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
Enzyme researcher Ditte Hededam Welner uses genetic engineering to exploit E. coli bacteria in the production of indigo dye. Photo: Bax Lindhardt
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
Photo: DTU
27 NOV

A mathematician on a mission

Stanford University Professor Stephen Boyd applies convex optimization to a wide range of engineering problems. With astounding results.

Mathematical analysis Operations analysis Mathematics
Photo: Lene Esthave
20 NOV

Preview of tomorrow’s control room

For each litre of oil extracted from the North Sea, 10 litres of water must be pumped into the underground.    

Production and management
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
05 NOV

Digital twins to take industry into the future

Tests and experiments can provide new knowledge and the ability to predict the behaviour of materials and durability with ever greater precision. This is achieved by means...

Information technology Data analysis Mathematical modelling Physics Wind energy Materials Production and management
Photo: AGCO
23 OCT

Automated harvest

The combine harvester, or simply combine, is a highly complex agricultural machine that performs several different types of tasks simultaneously.

Food production Innovation and product development Robot technology and automation
Photo: Kaare Smith
22 OCT

Students compete on sustainable solutions

The autumn’s innovation competition Oi-X focuses on innovative solutions which, among other things, can help Danes becoming more sustainable.

Innovation and product development
Illustration: Shutterstock
16 OCT

Cyber security: the best defence is a flexible organization

Businesses should look at the structure of their organization if they want to prepare for cyber attacks,” says researcher.

Production and management
Photo: Joachim Rode
11 OCT

Students want to combat Alzheimer’s with light

A newly developed light seeks to reduce degradation of the brain in patents with Alzheimer’s disease.  

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Photo: Stamers Kontor
21 SEP

DTU will boost entrepreneurship research in new centre

A new entrepreneurship centre will increase the entrepreneurship culture and strengthen the ecosystem for start-ups.   

Entrepreneurship
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
02 AUG

Automatic design system saves millions

Three years ago, it used to take Haldor Topsøe one week to design a customized solution for a customer. It can now be done in ten minutes.

Production and management
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
06 JUL

Luminous algae become sustainable lamps at Roskilde Festival

The DTU start-up Allumen will inspire people to think about the perspectives of using luminous algae as a sustainable alternative to normal light sources.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development

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