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22 SEP

DTU is part of the world's first research center on CO2 capture

DTU contributes development of enzymes to a new research center, which will remove CO2 from the atmosphere and convert it into raw materials.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption Environment and pollution Innovation and product development Enzymes and proteins
Simone Anika Skou Olsen. Foto: DTU Kemi
02 JUL

Student making tomorrow’s laundry more eco-friendly

Along with Novozymes, chemistry student Simone Anika Skou Olsen has been developing new methods for measuring detergent and other residues in our clothes. This can potentially...

Enzymes and proteins Organic chemistry
Orange peels on wooden table
30 JUN

Study maps effect of dietary fiber

Analysis methods map the effect of dietary fiber on human intestinal bacteria, the microbiome, and show that not all fibers are equal and that different dietary fibers...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins
18 JUN

Cells optimised to produce substance that holds potential to improve ‘healthy...

A new scientific study published in Nature Catalysis shows that baker's yeast can be designed and optimised to produce polyamines and polyamine analogues for tackling grand...

Cells Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry
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31 MAY

The consequences of malnutrition are inheritable

Damage to the microbiome caused by malnutrition is transmitted from mothers to newborns and has lifelong consequences for their physical and intellectual development.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins
Mand viser straa frem paa en mark
29 APR

DKK 50 million for sustainable biotech solutions

Innovation Fund Denmark supports research into sustainable solutions to control fungal pathogens in agriculture, to break down plastic and to accelerate bioproduction of...

Waste management Environment and pollution Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry
22 APR

ERC Advanced Grant to understand enzyme stability

A new ERC project aims to improve our understanding of enzyme stability and broaden the field of potential applications for biocatalysis.  

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Organic chemistry
Bio plant Studstrup. Photo: Colourbox
09 APR

New enzymes to improve the efficiency of biomass breakdown

A new class of enzymes show great potential for streamlining the decomposition of biomass for further conversion into energy and bio-products.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Waste management Climate adaption
CHO cell research at DTU Biosustain and National Biologics Facility
12 FEB

DTU expands research and collaboration on cell cultures

Danish research into cell cultures and the development of proteins for biological pharmaceuticals—including for cancer treatment—is strengthened with new unit...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
2020
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01 MAY

Early warning test for coronavirus

Researchers to develop skin prick test to detect coronavirus before patients fall ill with COVID-19 and to identify at-risk patients.

Viruses Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
DTU Facts and Figures 2021 front page

Published annually, DTU Facts and Figures gives you fact, figures, and a short presentation of the University.

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