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2019
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
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
2018
Foto: EnviDan
01 NOV

Increasing biogas yield from manure

A new method makes agricultural manure far more suitable as a raw material for biogas.

Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Før og efter billeder af polymer-coatede silica partikler dispergerede i glycerol. Ved at påtrykke et lydfelt af stående bølger ved 2MHz samles partiklerne i linier i løbet af sekunder. Der er ca. 400µm mellem hver linie.
08 JUN

Separating the pulp from the juice - A new concept for 3D printing

A research team at DTU Energy researches methods to use light and sound to identify, capture and sort different types of components in a liquid solution, and use the materials...

Energy Chemistry Organic chemistry
24 APR

DTU students get access to LEO Pharma’s ‘engine room’

Partnership between DTU Chemistry and LEO Pharma will give students the opportunity to experience how a global pharmaceutical company works with innovation and research

Organic chemistry
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
28 FEB

DTU to boost research in microbial antibiotics

DTU is opening a new centre focusing on production of antibiotic substances by bacteria and fungi.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Organic chemistry
2017
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
06 JUN

Health sciences also an engineering discipline

There is great potential in developing new technology that can address health challenges—and DTU aims to be part of the solution.

Biological systems Organic chemistry Medicine and medico technology
2016
Eliteforsk 2016. Three PhD students from DTU receive travel grants. Photo: Ditte Valente.
29 FEB

EliteForsk honours PhD students from DTU

At the annual EliteForsk conference, three PhD students from DTU received travel grants of DKK 200,000 for research stays abroad. The conference also praised the recipients...

Energy production Cells Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry
Photo: Lemvig Biogasanlæg
19 JAN

From wind to gas

Wind energy can be converted into methane gas and stored in the Danish natural gas grid. As an added bonus, the biogas plants eliminate their carbon emissions using a new...

Bioenergy Energy production Power stations Energy storage Wind energy Innovation and product development Organic chemistry
2015
Photo: Iben Julie Schmidt
13 APR

People meet and companies arise

Things moved very quickly indeed when a group of young researchers with a couple of patents under their belts was paired with an experienced entrepreneur. Together, they...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Food quality Food production Catalysis Organic chemistry Hardware and components Enzymes and proteins Bacteria and microorganisms
2014
Illustration: Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen
03 FEB

DKK 16 million for new NMR facilities at DTU

The VILLUM FOUNDATION has just granted DKK 16 million for next-generation NMR research at DTU—a project including investments in NMR equipment for studies of organic...

Physics Organic chemistry Micro and nanotechnology
DTU Kemi - Omdannelse af biomasse
16 JAN

New, inexpensive biomass conversion method

In today's world, we are dependent on oil, but scarce natural resources require us to find new resources to produce fuel, materials and medicine. However, Associate Professor...

Physics Organic chemistry Energy Climate change

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

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