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2019
21 MAR

Join a WHO webinar on global disease surveillance

Hear how analysis of sewage can be used to monitor the global occurrence of antimicrobial resistance and infectious diseases during a webinar on 26 March.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
Forskningsminister Tommy Ahlers indvier energilagringsanlægget på DTU Risø Campus
20 MAR

Storing energy with hot stones and a new twist on old ideas

The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science Tommy Ahlers inaugurates an innovative energy storage unit at DTU, showcasing a new concept for energy storage based...

Energy Energy storage
20 MAR

Bio4Self wins Innovation Award in the category “Sustainability”

The Bio4Self project from DTU Wind Energy received the prestigious award in Paris at the JEC show, the largest trade show for composite industry.

Wind energy Energy
20 MAR

DTU strengthens its work within urban water

The need for climate change adaptation in the area of water is increasing, especially in the cities.

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply
19 MAR

DTU Wind Energy granted the secretariat of IEA Wind TCP

DTU Wind Energy has been chosen to lead the secretariat of the International Energy Agency Wind Technology Collaboration Programme, also known as IEA Wind TCP.

Wind energy Energy
19 MAR

Narcolepsy may be caused by the body attacking itself

Researchers from DTU and the University of Copenhagen are now pointing out that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease. This may be important to future treatment of this chronic...

Health and diseases
18 MAR

EU strengthens cybersecurity research

A new large research network will strengthen European cybersecurity capacity. DTU represents Denmark in CyberSec4Europe pilot project.

Systems and data security
15 MAR

Focus on proteins

Zero Hunger: The hunt for proteins

15 MAR

Can insects feed the world

Putting insects on the menu requires more than just good presentation, according to Roberto Flore, a renowned chef who has travelled far and wide to explore the world of...

Food, fish and agriculture Enzymes and proteins
15 MAR

Fish can be fed plant waste products

Fish from fish farms are feeding more and more mouths. But what should the fish eat? Research shows that plant proteins may be the answer.

Food, fish and agriculture Enzymes and proteins
15 MAR

From seaweed to proteins

Food researchers have invented methods for extracting proteins from seaweed. One of them is now being tested in a pilot plant at ingredient producer CP Kelco .

Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry Food technology
15 MAR

New protein sources

Cases for DTU’s research and innovation in relation to proteins for animal feed and food products.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture Enzymes and proteins
14 MAR

Looking inside zinc-air batteries

A new study by researchers at DTU Energy shows that in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction can provide key insights on the degradation phenomena occuring in zinc-air batteries...

Energy Materials
14 MAR

Largest battery in Denmark to be installed on Bornholm

A new project led by DTU has been granted 19 million DKK by the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program. The project will demonstrate the largest...

Energy
14 MAR

Konference om vand til verden - DTU inviterer sammen med DI til konference om...

For lidt vand! For meget vand! For beskidt vand! - Så kort kan de tre vigtigste problemstillinger inden for global vandhåndtering beskrives. På konferencen stilles der...

Water supply Waste water and water discharge
11 MAR

Sustainable beer made from surplus sushi rice

Research from the Technical University of Denmark allows excess rice intended for use in sushi to be converted into beer.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
08 MAR

Sewage reveals levels of antimicrobial resistance worldwide

Sewage can reveal the occurrence of antimicrobial resistant bacteria among healthy populations, an international study led by the Technical University of Denmark shows...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food safety Health and diseases
07 MAR

Postdocs receive millions for international research

Three postdocs from DTU each receive EUR 175,000–200,000 from Independent Research Fund Denmark for conducting research at elite international universities.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Fuel cells Micro and nanotechnology
05 MAR

A new era of bio-based polymers

In a world of scarce resources, bio-based polymers have entered the scene, offering interesting new functionalities.

Polymers Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development
Varvara Zania, Associate Professor DTU Civil Engineering examins high plasticity clays. Photo: Mikal Schlosser.
05 MAR

Knowledge of high-plasticity clays may prolong design life of structures

Researchers at DTU Civil Engineering are testing high-plasticity clays from the seabed under the Fehmarn Belt and exploring new methods for treating them.

Construction and mechanics Earth sciences Geology
04 MAR

DTU tests eco-friendly concrete in new construction project

Students, researchers, and project partners came to watch as a newly developed green concrete was cast in a new laboratory building at DTU Civil Engineering.

Construction and mechanics Building design Building construction Construction materials
01 MAR

Knowledge of wave energy can result in more eco-friendly shipping

Doctoral Dissertation: Ulrik Dam Nielsen sheds new light on the measurement of wave energy and the impact ships are exposed to during voyages at sea.

Energy
01 MAR

Two former DTU Elektro students go their own way

              Acoustical Engineers Pedro Costa and Golam Sadeghnia talk here about the reasons for starting up on their own.

Electrotechnology Sound
01 MAR

Kristian Sommer Thygesen receives EliteForsk Prize

Professor Kristian Sommer Thygesen from DTU Physics is among this year’s recipients of the EliteForsk Prize, which he receives for his research in two-dimensional materials...

Micro and nanotechnology Materials Quantum theory and atomic physics Computer calculations
28 FEB

New cooperation for fracture resistant vinyl ester composites

3B, Polynt and Hexcel have joined in a European Research and Innovation project to develop fracture resistant glass fibre – vinyl ester composites.

Wind energy Energy
28 FEB

Brewing cannabinoids in yeast

Several chemical compounds found in cannabis (cannabinoids) have now been produced by genetically modified yeast, reports a paper published in Nature. This finding can...

27 FEB

Acoustic Technology group visit KAIST

Earlier this month The Acoustic Technology Group travelled to KAIST to kick off the Signature project: Acoustic Metamaterials as Engineering Components.     

Electrotechnology
27 FEB

Information day a great success

BSc Engineering students invited on tour of the DTU Sound Labs

Electrotechnology Sound
26 FEB

DTU Bioengineering strengthens innovation and entrepreneurship

Two new professors will strengthen collaboration with businesses and contribute to more spin-outs from DTU Bioengineering.

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Biotechnology and biochemistry
26 FEB

Biomass sensor to simplify experiments

Students behind spin-out from DTU Bioengineering develop web-based technology to simplify laboratory experiments.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
26 FEB

Inventors need confronting with the market early on

Early contact with companies and market assessment decide whether start-ups are successful with their inventions.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
26 FEB

DTU Bioengineering hire Deputy Director responsible for innovation and entrepreneurship

New Deputy Director at DTU Bioengineering Steffen Goletz is passionate about turning ideas into viable business.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
26 FEB

Do risk assessments of endocrine disruptors provide sufficient protection?

Risk assessments of endocrine disruptors should take better account of uncertainties relating to harmful effects to ensure the risk is not underestimated.  

Food safety Health and diseases
25 FEB

Diagnostic tools for new virus in salmonids

PhD project has developed diagnostic tools and a scientific basis for the risk assessment of PRV-3 infections in salmon and trout.

Livestock diseases Aquaculture
23 FEB

Are all cancer cells the same?

DTU Health Tech research featured at Videnskab.dk / ScienceNordic.

Cells Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology
22 FEB

E-glove for detection of movements

Researchers at DTU Health Tech will develop a glove that can measure every tiny little movement of your hand.

Polymers Medicine and medico technology Biotechnology and biochemistry
20 FEB

DTU leading major project on future EU energy research

New European project headed by DTU to set the framework for the future of EU energy funding and research based on new catalysis methods.

Energy Solar energy Energy production Energy systems
20 FEB

Cars to report on road condition

Leveraging modern car technology to continuously collect road data may help produce real-time digital images of road maintenance needs.

Mapping and surveying Data analysis Sensors Mathematical modelling Mobility
20 FEB

From Postdoc to Professor

When he arrived to Denmark and DTU Wind Energy 14 years ago, he did not think he would become a Professor. However, Nicolaos A. Cutululis cannot wait to take on the new...

Wind energy Energy
19 FEB

Young chemist behind new 2D material

International research team headed by young chemist designs a new 2D material by combining organic molecules through inorganic ions.

Materials Chemistry
18 FEB

Trawl-modifications may improve Norway lobster fishery

Modifications in front of and inside the trawl can help the Norway lobster mixed trawl fishery coping with new EU landing obligation, concludes PhD thesis.

Fisheries and fish stocks
Grafik: Carl Otto Moesgaard
18 FEB

Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics

A team of researchers from Denmark has solved one of the biggest challenges in making effective nanoelectronics based on graphene. The new results have just been published...

Electronics Micro and nanotechnology Semiconductors Superconductors
18 FEB

HOT research paper on catalytic membranes for removal of NOx

A recent research paper from DTU Energy showing that electrospun catalytic membranes can remove nitrous oxides (NO x ) from, e.g., diesel exhausts with high efficiency...

Materials Catalysis Air pollution
15 FEB

PhD interview: Flexible energy plants run on biomass can ensure future energy

The PhD students at DTU Chemical Engineering are valuable assets. We interviewed Rasmus Østergaard Gadsbøll about his project “Biomass Gasification Polygeneration”.

14 FEB

Climate change is impacting the ocean’s ability to fix carbon dioxide

Climate change is influencing the distribution of zooplankton in the sea, thereby affecting the contribution made by plankton to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere...

Climate change CO2 separation and CO2 storage Marine research Ecosystems
14 FEB

Cheaper steel will make a difference for ceramic fuel cells and electrolysis cells

A new European project coordinated by DTU Energy aims to bring a promising energy conversion technology closer to market by increasing the robustness of the materials used...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Metals and alloys
08 FEB

DTU boasts top-performing supercomputers

Supercomputers make a big difference to DTU researchers and students and are a prerequisite for many research projects.

Information technology
07 FEB

Nikola Vasiljevic appointed research data ambassador

Nikola Vasiljevic from DTU Wind Energy has been appointed as one of the first European Ambassadors by the Research Data Alliance (RDA).

Wind energy Energy
05 FEB

Meet Lecturer Tom Cronin

Tom Cronin is one of the lecturers at the Master of Wind Energy. You can get to know him here.

Wind energy Energy
05 FEB

Grains are beneficial to health

A six-year-long, large-scale research cooperation has documented that a diet, which includes whole-grains helps to prevent type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease...

Bacteria and microorganisms Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
04 FEB

Fast track to cleaner diesel exhaust

Company to supply catalytic converters for reducing car pollution. Research collaboration is part of the equation.

Catalysis Air pollution
Foto: DTU Byg
01 FEB

Earth’s permafrost is sweating

Globally, the temperature of permafrost on Earth has risen 0.3 degrees Celsius in the last decade; and the temperature keeps rising, shows the first comprehensive study...

Geology Mapping and surveying Climate change Coasts and harbours Climate adaption
01 FEB

DTU researcher receives 2019 Industrial Researcher Prize

Innovation Fund Denmark ’s Industrial Researcher Prize is being awarded to Martina Fischetti this year, who developed mathematical optimization models in her industrial...

Energy Wind energy Mathematics Mathematical modelling
01 FEB

International workshop on aquaculture technology

Workshop invites industrial partners and researchers to share newest knowledge and developments in recirculation aquaculture technology 

Aquaculture Food production Fish and shellfish
31 JAN

Improved access to data and better frameworks for test and demonstration will...

With the vision of Denmark as a front-runner in the green transition, the Danish Growth Team for sustainable energy and green technology today presented 10 specific recommendations...

Energy IT systems Energy efficiency Energy systems
30 JAN

Foundation supports research into 3D printing

New research into 3D printing is being done on open platforms, so that all businesses and researchers interested in this can get access to knowledge about the underlying...

Materials
30 JAN

Learn about our many PhD projects in new book

Get a comprehensive overview of the many PhD projects going on at DTU Chemical Engineering in our annual Graduate School Yearbook.

28 JAN

Four DTU researchers chosen as Villum Young Investigators

Four young DTU researchers will each receive DKK 10 million for their research. This takes place at the annual appointment of Villum Young Investigators, at which VILLUM...

Aquaculture Hardware and components Telecommunication Building design Building construction Health and diseases Ecosystems
28 JAN

Young researcher receives 10 M DKK to develop antivenom

The grant will be used to develop the first generation of snakebite antivenom based on fully human antibodies.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
25 JAN

DTU start-up wins top Venture Cup prize

Start-ups with DTU students on board yesterday won four out of five Venture Cup categories, including the overall prize of  EUR 14,000.

24 JAN

DTU CEE Summer School is now open for applications

Center for Electric Power and Energy is pleased to announce that the 4th DTU CEE Summer School (16-21 June 2019) is now open for applications. The focus of this summer...

Energy
Institutdirektør Søren Linderoth byder velkommen til ATV-mødet om et dansk center for energilagring
24 JAN

Industry and researchers call for Danish effort within energy storage

Energy storage is going to play a key role in the green transition to a sustainable energy system. At the same time the new technologies for energy storage offer significant...

Energy Energy storage
23 JAN

Come to a seminar on sustainable ingredients

Come to a seminar on 8 April and hear how research into sustainable ingredients from the Technical University of Denmark is helping to increase Denmark’s position of...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
22 JAN

Greenland ice melt accelerating dramatically

New study shows that the melt process reacts surprisingly quickly to changes in the atmosphere and the waters around Greenland.

Climate change Ice research Earth observation
22 JAN

Nanotech boosts research and innovation in biotech and biomedicine

DTU boosts research and innovation in biotechnology and biomedicine by expanding DTU Bioengineering with three research groups from DTU Nanotech.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Micro and nanotechnology
22 JAN

Portrait: “I wish there was a parallel world”

Mother during the day. Researcher at night. Meet Fatima AlZahra’a Alatraktchi who has developed a nanosensor to understand the language of bacteria.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Medicine and medico technology
21 JAN

Rechargeable hearing aids becoming ever smaller

A young researcher has discovered a solution for using rechargeable batteries in hearing aids without increasing their size or creating unwanted noise.

Electrotechnology Electronics Hearing aids Medicine and medico technology
21 JAN

A PhD student talks

Amin Ghadirian is one of 45 PhD students at DTU Wind Energy. He has turned in his PhD project and will defend it in a few weeks time.

Wind energy Energy
21 JAN

Violent stellar explosion provides new knowledge about the universe

Researchers from DTU Space have helped identify a phenomenon rarely observed, originating from a giant stellar explosion far out in the universe. The new discovery has...

Space research Astrophysics
18 JAN

Online Master of Wind Energy | Study anytime. Anywhere.

Want to learn more? Visit www.wem.dtu.dk The DTU Online Master of Wind Energy will equip you with the skills and competences for a job in the sector. With the Online...

Wind energy Energy
16 JAN

Turning grass into a profitable and safe source of protein

In a project headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, researchers and companies are working together to find a profitable way to extract...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
16 JAN

Waste imports detrimental to climate in the long term

A new DTU analysis indicates that in the long term, Danish CHP plants should be exclusively sized for Danish waste volumes.

Energy
15 JAN

Danish-Norwegian Cooperation on Offshore Wind Expanded

Better and cheaper offshore wind farms are the goal for cooperation on renewable energy.

Wind energy Energy
14 JAN

The match has been made – EVs are ready to support the electricity grid

The end of the Danish EUDP-supported demonstration project, Parker, was recently marked by a major conference at the Danish Technical University in Risø. Here, the project...

Energy
14 JAN

Grass to be turned into profitable and safe source of protein

In a project headed by DTU Food, researchers and companies are working together to find a profitable way to extract protein from grass and to make this protein taste delicious...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
10 JAN

Bacteria to produce sustainable fluorinated substances

A new EU project aims to modify bacteria, enabling them to produce fluorinated substances sustainably. Today, fluorinated products are produced chemically, which has significant...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins
09 JAN

Help with shorter waiting times for emergency departments

A new DTU research project seeks to reduce bottlenecks and optimize human resources in hospital accident and emergency departments.

Mathematical modelling Data analysis Information technology
08 JAN

DTU Aqua's Director is the new ICES President

Institute Director Fritz Köster elected president of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea for the next three years

Fisheries and fish stocks
07 JAN

Dental implants soon to be completely white

New technology will soon make the surface of titanium used for dental implants completely white. This will be immensely important for the growing part of the population...

Materials Metals and alloys Physiological modelling Artificial organs
02 JAN

New ESA Business Incubation Centre to be anchored at DTU

An ambitious nesting ground for the space industry will provide help, advice, and financial support for Danish growth companies and entrepreneurs.

Earth sciences Information technology Space research Transport and logistics
02 JAN

Portrait: “I’m really fond of puzzles—both scientific ones and those made of cardboard...

Henri Jansen is known as the magician of the clean room, because he is great at removing machine limitations that may arise at DTU Danchip—and dares to use unconventional...

Micro and nanotechnology Materials Semiconductors
01 JAN

DTU sharpens its electrotechnology profile

The University now strengthens its research in the field of electrotechnology. Special focus will be on electronic design, energy, electromagnetism, automation, and acoustics...

Electrotechnology Energy Sound Electromagnetism Robot technology and automation
2018
27 DEC

Tandem solar cells must be efficient and sustainable

Major research collaboration to break the barrier for how much energy a sustainable tandem solar cell can produce.

Solar energy Energy production Micro and nanotechnology
27 DEC

Advanced drones chasing defective solar cells

Monitoring of solar farms is difficult, time-consuming and imprecise. Often you do not find all defects, which can reduce the energy production.

Solar energy Energy production Robot technology and automation Lasers
27 DEC

Solar DTU is the way to collaboration

Solar DTU will make it easier to gain access to the University’s solar energy research and consultancy.

Energy Solar energy
27 DEC

Denmark at global front within solar heating

Denmark is a world leader within solar heating, and foreign experts travel to DTU to conduct research and test new technologies.

Energy Solar energy Energy production
27 DEC

Solar cells can pave the way to prosperity in Africa

Solar cells could help many African countries obtain cheap electricity, provide more jobs, and experience economic growth without impacting the global climate.

Energy Electricity supply Solar energy
27 DEC

The birthplace of tomorrow’s energy system

In an expanded and ambitious test laboratory, researchers will develop a flexible energy system based on many different technologies that will provide heat and electricity...

Energy systems Solar energy
23 DEC

2D materials more than graphene

Graphene took the world by storm in the 00s. But the world is full of alternative 2D materials, and some of them may have the potential to revolutionize the electronics...

Materials Physics Micro and nanotechnology
21 DEC

Biogas technology to produce future green raw materials

DTU will be contributing to the development of a more profitable way of producing biogas, opening up for the production of biofuels for trucks and planes.

Bioenergy Energy production Energy systems CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution
21 DEC

Better characterization of ultra-thin materials

A new optical technology may revolutionize the semiconductor industry and create brand new possibilities within sustainable electronics and data handling. The project is...

Semiconductors Materials Data analysis Electronics Innovation and product development
21 DEC

New Generation of Wind Scanners Developed by DTU

Researchers in the meteorological section at DTU Wind Energy have developed a new type of wind scanners. The new wind scanners can measure the vortex currents in the tip...

Wind energy Energy
21 DEC

DTU visited five Universities in Taiwan

Associate Professor and a researcher from DTU Wind Energy visited five universities in Taiwan in October to discuss the future of offshore wind energy research and education...

Wind energy
20 DEC

Artificial intelligence may future-proof Danish healthcare services

Artificial intelligence and big data are building blocks in the development of personal health technologies. 

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
19 DEC

Wastewater treatment plants of the future must emit less greenhouse gases

The UN uses simplified emission factors to estimate laughing gas emissions from wastewater treatment plants. Now, DTU researchers will optimize models for better understanding...

Waste water and water discharge Environmental chemistry Climate adaption
18 DEC

Robots to handle kitchen chores

A young DTU researcher has brought us one step closer to a kitchen robot that can help with cooking.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
18 DEC

DTU creates a new way of testing wind turbine blades

DTU Wind Energy, Siemens Gamesa, R&D, BLAEST, Olsen Wings, DNV GL, Ørsted and Zebicon have joined forces in creating a new way to test wind turbine blades.

Wind energy Energy