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2020
24 JUN

DTU invites to a sustainable reopening of society

DTU invites students, companies, and organizations to an innovation competition aimed at contributing to the reopening of a sustainable society after COVID-19.

Climate adaption Environment and pollution Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Thomas Howard Associate Professor, DTU Entrepreneurship.
25 MAY

Digital celebration of Innovation projects

Early startup projects and finalists in DTU's X-Tech Entrepreneurship course and the Ignite accelerator programme received awards online.

Entrepreneurship
DTU indgår aftale med BioInnovation Institute om vækstmiljø for biotech-spinouts
08 JAN

New agreement on growth environment for biotech spin-outs

DTU has entered into an agreement with the Bioinnovation Institute to establish research groups in a new growth and funding environment for biotech spin-outs.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
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
Rejsegilde for udvidelsen af DTU Skylab. Foto: KONTRAFRAME
15 NOV

Topping-out ceremony for DTU Skylab with international scope

DTU Skylab is being enlarged to three times its present in size, and will become the first sustainable-certified building at DTU.

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Production and management
Team CaneX vinder Open Innovation X, Oi-X konkurrence på DTU. De studerende i teamet er fra venstre: Antonio V. Arbues, Jingrui Ge, Mohammad Hossein Kazemi, Prasanna Chandrasekaran., Foto: Kaare Smith
08 NOV

Electronic cane wins innovation competition

A handheld navigation cane for visually impaired people was awarded the main prize in DTU's innovation competition Open Innovation X.

Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Projektet "Nyfødt" har udviklet et koncept for et digitalt dialogværktøj til forældre. Fra venstre  Peyman Kor Data Science, DTU, Henriette Hintz udviklingsjordemoder Hvidovre Hospital, Lasse B. Alsbirk, Data Science, ITU, Adi Iyer, AI Engineering, DTU. Foto: Borsen.
23 OCT

Dialogue tool for parents wins digital competition

DTU awards first prize of DKK 100,000 to student-developed digital dialogue tool for first-time parents.

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Image analysis Data analysis Information technology
Ben Cahill leder af DTU Skylab Digital. Foto: Peter Aagaard Brixen
22 OCT

DTU opens new digital development laboratory

Digital technologies must be developed based on users’ day-to-day needs, says Ben Cahill, who heads DTU Skylab Digital.

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development IT systems Software and programming Data analysis
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
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: 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: 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
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
05 JUL

Lantern start-up testing market at Roskilde Festival

DTU students are testing the market for the festival lantern GLØD which is soon ready for mass production.

Electronics Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Photo: Jeppe Mølgaard
04 JUL

Student designed mini alarm to boost security at Roskilde Festival

There was great interest in the presentation of a mini alarm designed by three DTU students to protect the belongings of festival guests from theft.

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
2017
Photo: Andreas Johansen
28 JUN

Roskilde: 50 shades of yellow

Many people drink more liquids than usual when they are attending a music festival. But people often forget to take their water bottles, and resort instead to a lukewarm...

Entrepreneurship Waste water and water discharge
Foto: Colourbox
19 JUN

From smoke to bad fish: DTU students invent new uses for sensor technology

A sensor that can register smoke from a fire can also be used to register even the faintest odeur of bad fish. This is what a team of students behind the recently started...

Food, fish and agriculture Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Construction and mechanics
Photo: Ulrik Jantzen
10 APR

New technology can boost fibre-optic bandwidth

Danish start-up, Bifrost Communications, won the Danish Tech Challenge with a fibre system that can create faster internet connections. Now, the company is looking for...

Information technology Telecommunication Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
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