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2022
DK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet | UK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Photo: National Food Institute
19 JAN

Promising gut microbiota researcher receives prize

A young DTU researcher has received another prize for research into the interplay between diet, gut bacteria and health with a focus on young children.

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
2021
Sea trout. Photo: Niels Vestergaard, salar.dk
10 DEC

Rocky reef to help sea trout in Lillebælt Nature Park

A new research project will investigate whether rocky reefs near a river mouth can support sea trout during their dangerous migration from freshwater to the sea.

Fisheries and fish stocks Coasts and harbours Ecosystems
Finals in DTU's program for accelerating the development of startup projects, DTU Skylab Ignite 2021
30 NOV

Algorithm for mine blasting wins innovation award

An algorithm that can analyze large amounts of geological image data and streamline mine blasting won first prize in DTU's accelerator program for start-ups.

Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Food technology
Foto: Jolanta Kucharska_Flickr
25 NOV

DTU strengthens collaboration with Mexican university

New agreements reinforce international research collaboration and student exchange between DTU and Tec De Monterrey.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture Energy Information technology Environment and pollution
Hydride at play  Mild-condition ammonia synthesis from N2 and H2 is a long-sought-after scientific goal and a practical need, especially for the intensively pursued “Green Ammonia” production using renewable H2. Here, Chen, Vegge and their co-workers find that ternary ruthenium complex hydrides Li4RuH6 and Ba2RuH6 are a new class of catalysts for mild-condition ammonia synthesis. The unique configuration and synergized scenario of the complex hydrides favor an associative activation and reduction of N2 towards NH3 formation (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41929-021-00698-8).  Illustration: DTU.
20 NOV

Pathway for ‘green ammonia’ opens in new study

An experimental and computational study in Nature Catalysis shows promise for new class of catalysts producing ammonia under mild conditions.

Chemistry Energy Catalysis Organic chemistry Food production Analytic and theoretical chemistry
Photo: WeLovePeople
03 NOV

Entrepreneurship students are creating several start-ups

The MSc in Technological Entrepreneurship focuses on academic diversity and inclusion. This has led to 14 new start-ups in a year.

Medicine and medico technology Food, fish and agriculture
DK: Drikkevand i glas. Foto: Colourbox.dk | UK: Drinking water in glass. Colourbox.dk
02 NOV

Generating knowledge on chemical mixtures’ harmful effects

EU project will generate knowledge to help pinpoint substances in chemical mixtures that are harmful to human health—without animal testing.

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
(Foto: DTU Elektro)
27 OCT

Robot trained to remove weeds from organic fields

A large image database forms the basis for the training of a small robot which—in future—will remove unwanted weeds from organic pastures.

Robot technology and automation Environment and pollution Food, fish and agriculture
Blandet slik. Foto: Colourbox.dk
26 OCT

Far more screen time, sweets and cake during first lockdown

The corona lockdown in the spring of 2020 led Danes to adopt more unhealthy habits in the form of more screen time and higher intake of sweets.

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
Sporeliner til tangproduktion. Foto: Anne Trap-Lind.
23 SEP

DTU opens new oyster hatchery on Mors

State-of-the-art oyster hatchery offers new opportunities for education, research, and business collaboration.

Fish and shellfish Food production Food technology
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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