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2020
Ev charging (Photo: Colourbox)
07 JUL

New invention may ensure more efficient renewable energy storage

A just completed research project has developed a new and much more efficient way of converting energy from wind power and solar cells to—for example—battery...

Energy storage Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Electrochemistry
Kira Astakhova. Foto: Bax Lindhardt
08 JUN

Startup is developing treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Doctors can currently only alleviate the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. The start-up Ibio Tech is working on a drug which may lead to treatment of this incapacitating...

Chemistry
Sine Reker Hadrup. Foto: Søren Kjeldgaard/EliteForsk.
27 FEB

Cancer researcher receives EliteForsk prize

Professor Sine Reker Hadrup is honoured with one of this year's EliteForsk prizes for her immunotherapy research. At the same time, three PhD students from DTU are awarded...

Cells Health and diseases Catalysis
Foto: Vibeke Hempler.
06 FEB

Three new Villum Young Investigators

Three young DTU-scientists are honoured as Villum Young Investigators and receive almost DKK 10 million each to continue their research.

Energy storage Magnets Optics Energy efficiency Software and programming Computer calculations Electrochemistry Catalysis
2019
Foto: Vibeke Hempler
13 DEC

DTU receives grant for advanced research equipment

The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards grants worth DKK 75 million for research infrastructures. Three of the six grants were awarded to DTU researchers.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Medicine and medico technology
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
Zostera marina. Photographer: Christian Bille Jendresen
04 NOV

Eelgrass acid produced by cell factories for the first time

Scientists are now able to produce a wide range of sulfated aromatic compounds such as antifouling eelgrass acid, resveratrol and vanillic acid derivatives using microbial...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Synthetic biology Organic chemistry
Foto Vibeke Hempler
23 OCT

148 mio. DKK for two new Centers of Excellence

The Danish National Research Foundation has invited applicants to enter contract negotiations to establish two new Centers of Excellence at DTU.

Optics Semiconductors Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology
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
The Danes at this years’ Chemistry Olympics: Rasmus, Mikaella, Kasper og Thomas. Photo: Frederik Søndergaard-Pedersen
12 AUG

Young Danes shine at Chemistry Olympics

Uniquely, all four Danish participants were able to bring home medals from the 2019 Chemistry Olympics.

Chemistry
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
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
27 MAY

Extremely compact reactor has potential to reduce global CO2 emissions significantly

New paper in Science suggests that as much as one percent of global CO2 emissions can be saved if electrified, and significantly more compact, technology is applied across...

Organic chemistry Energy efficiency
Photo: Peter Aagaard Brixen
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
Illustration: Jakob Kibsgaard
23 MAY

Need for rigorous procedures within electrochemical production of ammonia

Many experimental studies of electrochemical synthesis of ammonia are flawed—a new study in Nature highlights the need for rigorous protocols moving forward

Electrochemistry
Photo: Mikal Schlosser and DTU
29 MAR

Two DTU researchers receive EUR 5 million from the ERC for independent research

Two DTU researchers have received the prestigious ERC Advanced Grants from the European Research Council.

Chemistry Physics
Photo: Joachim Rode
08 MAR

"The most important thing is to contribute to society"

Portrait: Colleagues at DTU Nutech characterize Xiaolin Hou as an extremely skilled chemist with a tremendous work capacity. He is now being honoured with the world&rsquo...

Chemistry
Photo: Bax LIndhardt
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
Photo: Colourbox
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
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