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2019
Kick off event på DTU Skylab: Leaving No One Behind.
06 DEC

Kick-off for Technology leaving no one behind

More than 100 students, early startups and members of the Disabled Peoples’ Organizations Denmark participated in the kick-off event for Technology leaving no one...

Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Rektor Anders Overgaard Bjarklev. Foto: Arkiv
06 DEC

Anders Bjarklev reappointed as President of DTU

DTU’s Board of Governors (DTU) has decided to reappoint Professor, Dr.techn. Anders Overgaard Bjarklev for a new period as President of DTU from 1 November 2020...

Billedecollage fra DTU
03 DEC

Application for MSc programmes at DTU autumn 2020 intake is open

Do you know someone who would be interested in studying at DTU in 2020?

Winnie E. Svendsen, professor DTU Bioengineering har stor erfaring med at udvikle nanostrukturer i renrummet på DTU Nanolab. Foto: Peter Aagaard Brixen.
03 DEC

Fine nanowires with disease-detecting potential

A new startup with DTU involvment will use nanowires to capture particles that can reveal diseases such as leukaemia.

Nanoparticles Materials Nanomedicine Innovation and product development
29 NOV

’Batman’ yeast makes fruity, milky food flavours

Researchers have engineered yeast to make fruity, milky flavours in a one-step process. Making these lovely smelling flavours involves bat genes and can make production...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Cells
BioBuilders win award in synthetic biology. Photo: DTU
27 NOV

DTU students win award in synthetic biology

DTU Biobuilders receives a gold medal and a special award for 'Best Software Tool' in the global biotech competition iGEM.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Bacteria and microorganisms Synthetic biology Innovation and product development
German Design Award to DTU's design
26 NOV

Prestigious German design award for DTU

DTU's design agency Urgent.Agency has won a German Design Award for revitalizing, updating and further developing DTU's visual and corporate identity. 

Foto: DTU
26 NOV

PhD of the Year: Energy efficiency in the industry

Fabian Bühler from DTU Mechanical Engineering received the PhD Dissertation of the Year Award at the annual PhD reception. Five other PhD graduates and the PhD Supervisor...

Foto Getty Images
26 NOV

UN report: Our climate targets are not ambitious enough

In a new Emissions Gap Report, the UN warns that global CO2 emissions are still increasing even though the countries have pledged to reduce them.

Environment and pollution
The discovery emission of the extremely energetic light particles was made with data from the telescopes MAGIC and NOT situated on the Canary Islands.  (Photo: NOT, Nordic Optical Telescope/Jyri Näränen)
25 NOV

Scientists detect extreme emission from a far away dying star

Researchers at DTU Space, in an international collaboration with the Niels Bohr Institute, have for the first time determined the emission of extremely energetic light...

Astrophysics
25 NOV

Three departments to integrate DTU Nutech’s activities

In order to improve our framework for nuclear research—while strengthening other existing fields of research at the University—the DTU Executive Board has decided...

Foto: Statsministeriet.
22 NOV

EU President-elect and Prime Minister of Denmark visit DTU

Carbon-neutral energy production and sustainable fuels were among the topics discussed during a visit to DTU from President-elect Charles Michel and Prime Minister Mette...

Energy storage Fossil fuels Catalysis CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Colourbox.com
21 NOV

DTU expands its international advisory services on antimicrobial resistance

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has designated the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) as a new reference centre...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
19 NOV

New technology can produce sustainable fuel

The Synfuel research project brings together electrolysis and  thermal gasification, and can transform biomass and wind energy into ‘green’ methanol, which...

Foto Vibeke Hempler
19 NOV

DKK 18,5 million for independent research

The Independent Research Fund Denmark grants DKK 208 million to 35 young researchers with original ideas and high ambitions. Three are from DTU.

Electronics Optics Nanoparticles Cells Biological systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases
Afgrøder med farvekoder - gul er korn, rød kartofler og orange grøntsager - optaget over Holland i foråret 2019 med Copernicus Sentinel-satellitter og efterfølgende bearbejdet. (Billede:  EU/Copernicus Sentinel data/GeoVille).
18 NOV

Satellites helping to locate diseases in cereal fields

Students at DTU have won the final of the Copernicus Hackathon Denmark 2019 with a concept for the early detection of disease outbreaks in fields using satellite data.

Earth observation Satelittes

Published annually, DTU in profile gives you fact & figures and a short presentation of the University.

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