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2019
(Foto: DTU Elektro)
07 NOV

Complex model of the human brain controls robot

The robots of tomorrow will be able to both adapt to changes in their surroundings and learn new tasks.

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Foto: Vibeke Hempler
11 OCT

DKK 144.5 million from the EU for health technology projects

On 11 October, the European Research Council (ERC) awarded new ERC Synergy grants. DTU participates in two of these, which have each been granted more than DKK 70 million...

Medical equipment and systems Image analysis Health and diseases
08 AUG

EU grant for development of medical sensor

Professor Anja Boisen from DTU Health Tech receives Proof of Concept grant of DKK 1.1 million from the European Research Council.

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Optics Sensors Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: DTU
04 JUL

Students ensure greater accuracy of scanning images

Thanks to two student projects, the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) research unit at Hvidovre Hospital will be able to receive images of the liver and brain tissue in...

Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
21 JUN

Playware wins award as Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019

The award as ‘The Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019’ was presented to Professor Henrik Hautop Lund at the gala for the 2019 at The...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2018
WARD (Photo: Rigshospitalet)
13 NOV

Medical attention around the clock

A new project will revolutionise monitoring of hospitalised patients at special risk, thus reducing the incidence of complications and deaths. 

Medicine and medico technology Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
Photo: Kasper Lipsø
06 JUN

Magnetic contrast agent behind clear MRI images

The Danish National Research Foundation Center for Hyperpolarization in Magnetic Resonance, HYPERMAG, at DTU conducts research into technologies that can reveal important...

Micro and nanotechnology Magnets Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
girl Itching her arm
17 MAY

InstaPatch receives 5.6M DKK in funding from Independent Research Fund Denmark...

The CACHET PhD project InstaPatch has received funding from Independent Research Fund Denmark. This funding will be used to further expand the project with an additional...

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Micro and nanotechnology
2017
Photo: DTU Electrical Engineering
19 DEC

Electronic monitoring of heart rhythm can prevent strokes

A simple method for electronically monitoring patient heart rhythm can improve the treatment of heart rhythm disorders and prevent strokes.

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Photo: Peder Hjulmand Søby
18 OCT

Alarm gives epileptics peace of mind

Doctors and scientists have joined forces with a commercial enterprise to develop an alarm that makes life easier for patients and their relatives.

Electronics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
Oxygen robot at Herlev hospital
08 FEB

Robot to ensure oxygen supply to COPD patients

Innovation Fund Denmark has just granted DKK 7 million for the further development of a new robot that will ensure COPD patients of the right amount of oxygen. DTU sees...

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Mette Kolpen and Peter Østrup Jensen with two students from DTU, Peter Alexander Vistar Gade og Terkel Bo Olsen.
08 FEB

Oxygen under pressure increases effect of antimicrobial agents

New research from DTU will extend the life expectancy of chronic patients with cystic fibrosis, and delay the need to replace artificial hips and knees.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Building 324, Technical University of Denmark, DTU Compute
03 FEB

Millions for research into the treatment of heart patients and psychiatric and...

Innovation Fund Denmark has granted DKK 27 million to two major health-promoting projects carried out at the Copenhagen Center for Health Technology, CACHET,, in which...

Data analysis Computer calculations IT systems Software and programming Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Mathematics
Main entrance to DTU. Photo: Vibeke Hempler
26 JAN

Millions for research into antibiotic resistance and better drugs

In a press release issued today, the Novo Nordisk Foundation reveals that it is grating a total of DKK 300 million (EUR 40 million) to five ambitious research projects...

Cells Synthetic biology Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2016
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Engineers and doctors develop new healthcare technologies

New healthcare technologies are needed to prevent, diagnose and treat the increasing number of cases of disease associated with increases in life expectancies. And this...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Optics Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hospital layout and design Health and diseases Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Openness is gold

It was a perfect match when Associate Professor Winnie E. Svendsen met Dan Høgdall, a doctor. Together they developed a chip for diagnosing early-stage cancers...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Panthermedia
31 MAY

Doctors and engineers develop better cancer treatment

DTU and Frederiksberg Hospital are heading a European research project, where engineers and doctors develop new instruments for detecting bladder cancer.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Microchip with cancer cell
05 APR

New method for studying cancer cells

Cancer cell growth and proliferation are closely related to the mechanical properties of the cells. Researchers from DTU, Pavia University, and CNR Milano have developed...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Optics Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Data-driven modeling of sleep EEG and EOG reveals characteristiscs indicative of pre Parkinson's and Parkinson's disease by Christensen Jae, Zoetmulder M, Koch H, Frandsen R, Arvaston L, Christensen SR, Jennum P, Sorensen HBD.
26 JAN

Colour research

There is increasing evidence to suggest that a particular sleep disorder producing abnormal movements during dream sleep may be an early marker for Parkinson’s disease...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics

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