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2019
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
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
2018
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
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
11 DEC

Key Danish role in major European innovation alliance

DTU is one of the main architects behind a new large European network aimed at developing the cities and transport solutions of tomorrow.

Mobility Transport economy Transport safety Transport models Energy systems Data analysis IT systems Telecommunication Systems analysis Air pollution Climate adaption
05 NOV

Digital twins to take industry into the future

Tests and experiments can provide new knowledge and the ability to predict the behaviour of materials and durability with ever greater precision. This is achieved by means...

Information technology Data analysis Mathematical modelling Physics Wind energy Materials Production and management
01 NOV

Predicting Mood with almost 90% Accuracy

One of the largest studies of depression and bipolar disorder involving more than 120 patients have shown, that mood changes can be predicted with a very high accuracy...

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
30 OCT

DTU tests super precise positioning system

The Testbed in Aarhus for Precision Positioning and Autonomous Systems (TAPAS) is being made available to businesses and public authorities wanting to develop new concepts...

Information technology Satelittes
29 OCT

DTU strongly represented in new EU Quantum Flagship

A major EU initiative aims at bringing Europe to the forefront of quantum technology development. DTU participates in two of the four projects on quantum communication...

Information technology Systems and data security Physics Lasers Light sources Optics Telecommunication
Datacenter. Foto: Colourbox
26 OCT

DKK 100 million for faster, greener Internet

Internet traffic has risen a thousand-fold since 2000 and  accounts for approximately 10 per cent of the world's electricity consumption, so there is a great need for...

Electronics Energy efficiency Hardware and components IT systems Systems and data security Telecommunication Light sources
16 OCT

Cyber security: vulnerability can be turned into an advantage

Denmark’s position as the most digitalized country in Europe makes us vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Information technology Systems and data security
16 OCT

Cyber security: spin-out makes data immune

IT security firm Cybercrypt  turns the question of cyber security upside down and focuses on only protecting the most critical data: the secret encryption keys.  ...

Systems and data security Information technology
16 OCT

Cyber security: new method to boost efficiency of quantum cryptography

The world champions in fast data transmission use their knowledge and advanced equipment from record attempts to develop more efficient quantum cryptography.

Physics Systems and data security
12 OCT

How planar graphs can solve your morning hassle

Getting to work in the morning before the first meeting starts or getting back home again before the day care closes, can be a challenge to everyone’s work/life balance...

Software and programming IT systems Data analysis
10 OCT

Intelligent patch warns of infected wounds

Infections in surgical wounds make up an estimated two per cent of all hospital expenses in Denmark.

Information technology Bacteria and microorganisms Chemistry
10 OCT

App gives dietary advice based on data on DNA and gut bacteria

Genetic data combined with new knowledge about the genetic make-up of gut bacteria opens the door to personal dietary recommendations.

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
09 OCT

Indoor climate controlled with mobile phones and artificial intelligence

User feedback and control systems based on IoT and artificial intelligence improve indoor air quality and make buildings more flexible.

Indoor climate Information technology
25 JUN

Microscopic laser attracting attention

A tiny new laser is revealing surprising unforeseen properties.

Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Data analysis
19 JUN

Best Trainee Presentation at ISMRM 2018

PhD student Rie Beck Hansen has won 1st prize for best trainee presentation in the hyperpolarization category at ISMRM 2018 conference.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Image analysis Computer calculations Data analysis Electromagnetism
06 JUN

A picture says more than a thousand words

Imaging is all about creating images. Already widely used in, e.g., medical diagnostics and drug development, imaging is destined to become a core technology in Industry...

Mathematical analysis Image analysis
06 JUN

Researchers create images with mathematics

Researchers in the field of image analysis have managed to create images of glass objects with photographic precision—without actually photographing them .

Image analysis Innovation and product development Computer calculations
06 JUN

X-ray peek at curly stone fibres

Imaging technology is helping Rockwool ensure that its products meet the exact same specifications at all their factories.

Image analysis
06 JUN

Advanced visualizations for companies

DTU’s 3D Imaging Centre assists companies in looking into materials in 3D and in real-time.

Image analysis
22 MAY

Family business ready for Industry 4.0

Thürmer Tools has been manufacturing special thread cutting tools for more than 100 years. The company is now a front runner in Industry 4.0 and has plans to create the...

Engineering Innovation and product development Software and programming
03 MAY

Digitalization, health, food and biotech set the stage for High Tech Summit 2018

DTU’s High Tech Summit is attracting considerable interest from the business community who have already bought or booked 60 of the 70 stands.

Information technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Food, fish and agriculture
13 APR

Professor in material research receives honorary award

Professor Jens Wenzel Andreasen, DTU Energy, has received an honorary award from the Ingeborg and Leo Dannin's Foundation for Scientific Research.

Energy Energy production Solar energy Hardware and components IT systems
27 MAR

Should we fear AI?

Prominent personalities like scientist Stephen Hawking and SpaceX and Tesla inventor Elon Musk are among those who describe artificial intelligence as nothing less than...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Software and programming Mathematical modelling
25 JAN

Your Facebook or phone can stop a disease outbreak

A new study, involving researchers from DTU Compute and using data from DTU students, discovers the usefulness of social media and mobile phone data in preventing diseases...

Information technology Computer calculations Data analysis Mathematical modelling
19 JAN

Japanese robots appointed teaching assistants

Two 120-centimetre tall humanoid robots are to carry out teaching and research tasks at DTU and greet ministers on the red carpet.

Hardware and components
15 JAN

New interdisciplinary project supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation

Novo Nordisk Foundation awards 15 mio DKK for an interdisciplinary synergy project on "hidden" hearing loss.

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
12 JAN

Eva Rotenberg receives the SODA Best Paper Award

Assistant Professor at the Algorithms Logic and Graphs section at DTU Compute Eva Rotenberg together with co-authors receives Best Paper Award at the ACM-SIAM Symposium...

IT systems
09 JAN

Is it worth it?

Using a digital calculation tool, you can calculate the economic advantage of investing in climate change adaptation. The tool is now to be developed further in a new project...

Climate change Climate adaption Information technology
2017
20 DEC

Supercomputer baner vejen for præcisionsmedicin

På Rigshospitalets Enhed for genomisk medicin foregår analyserne af patienternes gener ikke længere på hospitalets egne computere. Når patientens DNA er blevet sekventeret...

Information technology Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Genes and genomes Synthetic biology Viruses
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
15 DEC

Fair play through machine learning

Used properly, artificial intelligence will be a tool in creating a more just society, according to Machine Learning pioneer Zoubin Ghahramani.

Information technology
07 DEC

New generation of 3D printing requires almost no post-processing

In collaboration with three Danish companies, researchers from DTU have now proved that metal 3D prints can be produced with almost no post-processing.

Construction and mechanics Information technology
27 NOV

Phone shows sleep patterns

800 students received a free smartphone in the Sensible DTU project, in exchange for allowing researchers to monitor all their activities anonymously.

Data analysis
Foto: Tariq Mikkel Khan/Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond
23 NOV

EUR 2.3 million to young researchers

Three researchers receive a total of EUR 2.3 million (DKK 17.4 million) from Independent Research Fund Denmark for research at DTU.

Semiconductors Solar energy Hardware and components Analytic and theoretical chemistry
16 NOV

Optimal aircraft wing designed on Europe’s biggest computer

With the help of Europe’s most powerful computer, DTU researchers developed the optimum structure for an aircraft wing in under five days.

Materials Computer calculations
15 NOV

DTU Fotonik in huge project to commercialize NB-IoT platform

DTU Fotonik is joining forces with TDC, LEIKR and Huawei Finland in a project that will strengthen the Nordic region’s position in Internet of Things.

Telecommunication
07 NOV

Artificial intelligence helps develop new types of beer

A new research study seeks to measure and sense flavours and aromas in beer. The project aims at establishing a sensor platform that reduces time and cost to develop new...

Hardware and components Software and programming Data analysis
03 NOV

Hearing Systems Presentation Day

Friday, October 27 th , Hearing Systems invited collaboration partners, colleagues and alumni for the annual Presentation Day to give an overview of the activities in...

Electrotechnology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems Artificial organs Health and diseases Computer calculations Information technology
24 OCT

ARC Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living

The Australian Research Council (ARC) funds Hub for Enhanced Living with 3 million $. CACHET is part of project through DTU and UCPH.

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
23 OCT

Doctorate identifies new 2D materials

DTU’s next Dr. Techn.—Kristian Sommer Thygesen—is in the process of compiling a database of existing and future 2D materials.

Physics Materials Data analysis Information technology
18 OCT

Volunteers' day

Like last year, the Hearing Systems’ researchers invited all the people that have participated in their experiments this year. The event which took place on October 10...

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Information technology Computer calculations
09 OCT

The 2017 Nils Foss Excellence Prize for innovative food research goes to DTU

On 20 November 2017, the Nils Foss Excellence Prize will be awarded to an internationally recognized researcher for achievement within food science innovation and research...

Food, fish and agriculture Statistics Mathematics Information technology
03 OCT

Quantum computers demand new encryption

Data which is confidential today will no longer be secure when quantum computers arrive. However, researchers have a solution ready in advance—quantum cryptography.

Quantum theory and atomic physics Sensors Systems and data security
28 SEP

Researchers acquire common data storage methodology

The Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre is participating in a pilot project to store and share research data using electronic lab notebooks.

Information technology Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
08 SEP

ISAAR 2017‘Adaptive Processes in Hearing’

Nearly two hundred professional researchers, scientists, and PhD students from all over the world travelled to Nyborg, Denmark in order to participate in the sixth International...

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems
25 AUG

DTU heading second quantum revolution

DTU's leading position is attributable to the University’s great collaboration between various areas of academic expertise and strong relationship with the business sector...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Physics Information technology
08 AUG

It’s all about digitization

The fourth industrial revolution is based on digitization. The sheer number of new, faster and cheaper technologies is making it easier for businesses to digitalize. And...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
08 AUG

Before, it was 3D printing: Now Additive Manufacturing is the new black

However, 3D printing is a key technology within Additive Manufacturing, a concept which is attracting the interest of a growing number of companies.

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
08 AUG

Soon hospital beds will take their own baths

Researchers and hospital employees are developing robots that can transport hospital beds to an automatic washing facility without being touched by human hands.

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
08 AUG

The Internet of Things—and machines: Linking machines to machines

Linking industrial machinery, robots, and systems together holds considerable potential. However, it also requires a high level of security to avoid both breakdowns and...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management Construction and mechanics
Mikal Schlosser
08 AUG

Students and researchers in international robotics competition

As the only Scandinavian university, DTU participated in a robotics competition in Abu Dhabi where robots demonstrated their ability to perceive and adapt to changes in...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems
27 JUL

Danish reference genome now mapped

Danish researchers now have unprecedented and extremely precise knowledge of the genetic makeup of the Danish population, having analysed the genes of 50 families. The...

Information technology Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Genes and genomes Synthetic biology Viruses
14 JUL

Better immunotherapy for cancer patients

Does immunotherapy work better in cancer patients who, for example, have had influenza? This will be studied in a research project at Herlev Hospital involving DTU.

Information technology Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Genes and genomes Synthetic biology Viruses
13 JUN

Ten researchers receive grants for 'wild' experiments

VILLUM FONDEN is giving ten researchers up to DKK 2 million (EUR 268,000) each in funding to explore novel ideas. The money is earmarked for innovative and ‘wild’ ideas...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Physics Information technology Medicine and medico technology
05 MAY

Encryption company wins NATO innovation award

The company Dencrypt , with advanced encryption technology from DTU, is among the 10 winners of NATO’s Defence Innovation Challenge.

Systems and data security Information technology Telecommunication
04 MAY

New software significantly restricts air pollution from ships

In cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo, a young DTU researcher develops new software that makes it possible to limit emissions of NOx particles and black smoke. The invention...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Software and programming
02 MAY

DTU to test balloon communication with Swiss colleagues

DTU Space has developed a system for ground-to-ground communication via balloons, which is to be tested over a distance of 1,000 km in collaboration with the technical...

Space research Telecommunication
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
27 APR

A great offer interrupted professor’s retirement

Morten Lind is 72 years and professor emeritus, but his area of expertise—automation of industrial processes—is in such high demand that he is now back at work and busier...

Electrotechnology Information technology
Photo: Joachim Rode
26 APR

Large window sections and dark labs

Students and researchers can draw inspiration from each other in a newly erected building devoted to research into light. Here you will find ultra-modern, sophisticated...

Information technology
25 APR

PowerLabDK prepares for the digital energy future

In collaboration with the IT department of DTU, PowerLabDK has just invested in a large supercomputer as the first element of a soon-to-be-launched new Digital Energy Lab...

Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy IT systems
16 APR

Novo Nordisk Foundation Grant

RESEARCHERS AIM AT REDUCING THE EXCESS MORTALITY OF PEOPLE WITH SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS BY IMPROVING INDIVIDUAL TREATMENT

Information technology Medicine and medico technology
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
30 MAR

What happens when your fridge goes online

The Internet of Things is on the verge of revolutionizing our daily lives, but also involves major challenges. DTU can put itself at the forefront of research efforts

Electrotechnology Information technology
Photo: Iben Julie Schmidt
15 MAR

The hunt for rainforest’s secret recipes

A new research project from DTU will map the genetics of the rainforest’s potent plant compounds, making them available to research and industry.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Genes and genomes Biological systems Computer calculations
27 FEB

Major prize for portable ultrasound

Innovation Fund Denmark awarded five new prizes at the EliteForsk conference on 23 February. Four current and former DTU researchers were among the recipients.

Electronics Wind energy Image analysis Hardware and components Software and programming Computer calculations Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Medicine and medico technology
24 FEB

Visiting Professor at Hearing Systems

At the moment Laurel Carney, Marylou Ingram Professor in Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, New York, is Visiting Professor at Hearing Systems, DTU Electrical...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology Physiological modelling Computer calculations
16 FEB

Technological 'hot or not' in 2017

Five female researchers gaze into the crystal ball and give their views on which technologies they believed will ‘predominate’ and which will fade into obscurity in the...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution Information technology Physics
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...

Data analysis Computer calculations IT systems Software and programming Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Mathematics
23 JAN

Five young researchers can step up their research

Five DTU researchers under the age of 40 receive a total of almost DKK 46 million (EUR 6,2 million) from VILLUM FONDEN and can now speed up their research careers.

Chemistry Information technology Physics Mathematics
02 JAN

CACHET Receives Funding for two Large Projects from the Innovation Fund Denmark

The projects seek to develop and evaluate new healthcare monitoring technology for heart rhythm and psychiatric and neurological diseases. The goals are to enable early...

Information technology Medicine and medico technology
2016
14 DEC

The quantum computers of the future will work equally well with encrypted and...

When future users of quantum computers need to analyze their data or run quantum algorithms, they will often have to send encrypted information to the computer. Because...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Systems and data security
07 DEC

Screening of databases is the basis for developing new energy materials

The growing volume of computer-generated data and calculations makes it possible to quickly develop new energy materials. A recently published screening focuses on materials...

Physics Materials Computer calculations
18 NOV

Danish neutron research instrument receives DKK 100 million grant

The large new pan-European neutron research facility European Spallation Source (ESS) has just granted DKK 100 million (EUR 13,5 million) in funding to the BIFROST instrument...

Physics Image analysis Materials
18 NOV

Women in Acoustics receive funding for major international conference

Th ree Danish female students from DTU have received funding for participation in a major international conference which will be held on Hawaii on Nov 28-Dec 2.

Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics Environment and pollution Information technology
Photo: Kopenhagen Fur
14 NOV

Supercomputer improves virus traceability

The Danish mink industry will now receive help in the fight against a feared virus that can potentially threaten Denmark’s billion kroner export of mink pelts.

Genes and genomes Livestock diseases Production animals Data analysis
Professor Hao Hu from DTU received the prestigious Horizon 2020 Prize for breaking the optical transmission barriers. He accepted the prize Wednesday Nov 9th in Rome. Photo: Yildiz Arslan
11 NOV

Prestigious EU prize for the world’s fastest data signal

DTU researchers have been awarded the prestigious Horizon prize of EUR 500,000 for a technology that allows optical data transmission with ultra-high capacity and presents...

Hardware and components IT systems
Poster session
11 NOV

Hearing Systems Presentation Day

Friday, November 4 th , Hearing Systems invited collaboration partners, colleagues and alumni for this year’s Presentation Day to give an overview of the activities in...

Electrotechnology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems Artificial organs Health and diseases Computer calculations Information technology
01 NOV

CACHET to participate in €4 million European Research Network focused on technology...

TEAM, a new €4 million research and training network focused on developing new technologies that can support mental health services for young people, was formally announced...

Information technology Medicine and medico technology
11 OCT

Deep learning hands-on course for companies

Statistical artificial intelligence and deep learning have received a lot of attention in the recent years due to the impressive advances within the field in areas such...

Data analysis IT systems
10 OCT

Supercomputer answers life science questions

DTU researchers are using the biggest life science supercomputer in Denmark to analyse complex volumes of data and put doctors in a position to improve our health.

Information technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Genes and genomes Health and diseases Mathematics
29 SEP

Outbreak of African swine fever would prove costly

DTU Vet has demonstrated that an outbreak of African swine fever in Denmark would cost the country somewhere in the region of DKK 2.5 billion (EUR 330 million).

Food, fish and agriculture Production animals Information technology
23 SEP

DTAS Meeting 2016

On September 9-10, our Hearing Systems group participated in the yearly meeting of the Danish Technical Audiological Society (DTAS).

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Physiological modelling Health and diseases
21 SEP

New researcher trend attracts EU attention

Open Science is a new and rapidly growing phenomenon in the research world—with data, research results, and knowledge being gathered and shared at a continuously increasing...

Information technology
16 SEP

Open Seminar on Acoustics in Bialowieza

Postdoc Michal Fereczkowski and PhD student Borys Kowalewski from the Hearing Systems group participated in the 2016 Open Seminar on Acoustics, which took place on September...

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology
05 SEP

Voice can be used to detect depressive and manic episodes in bipolar disorder

Analysis of everyday speech from smartphone has shown to be a sensitive and valid measure of depression and mania in bipolar disorder.

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
01 SEP

Vital new understanding of the microbiome

The common perception among researchers is that our intestinal bacteria compete and cooperate in a complex network of interactions. But no-one has as yet fully understood...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Computer calculations Data analysis
30 AUG

World-class data research centre opens

A new data management and software centre linked to the European Spallation Source (ESS) recently opened in Copenhagen. Among other things, the centre will help to underpin...

Materials Energy Food, fish and agriculture Biotechnology and biochemistry Information technology Medicine and medico technology
29 AUG

Celebration of the Volunteers

On Friday August 26 Hearing Systems’ researchers had invited all the people that have participated in their experiments this year. The event gave the researchers the opportunity...

Electrotechnology Information technology Computer calculations Hearing aids Artificial organs Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
04 AUG

At the forefront of solar power

Sunshine can be hard to predict. However, new software will make it possible to predict the electricity production from a photovoltaic (solar cell) system.

Energy Solar energy Wind energy Software and programming Computer calculations
02 AUG

Download films through your lamp

Li-fi Wireless communication via radio waves has its limitations, so work is now under way to expand bandwidth by using LED lights as information carriers.

Information technology
30 JUN

Fulbright Scholar joins DTU Compute

In fall 2016 Jennifer Strater from USA will join the Formal Methods section at DTU Compute as a MSc student and Fulbright scholar.

Data analysis Computer calculations Software and programming
08 JUN

DataMine makes life easier for researchers

Many research areas rely increasingly on vast data volumes—the management of which is both complex and time-consuming . 

Information technology Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
25 MAY

Visiting PhD student at Hearing Systems

As a part of her project Jana Müller, PhD student from the University of Oldenburg, Germany, will be joining the Hearing Systems’ research group for two months

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
19 MAY

Ministry of Defence buys encryption technology developed by DTU

The DTU spin-out Dencrypt will deliver encryption modules for confidential Ministry of Defence communication.

Information technology
18 MAY

The dreamy computer

Image creation in computers resembles human dreams where we sometimes imagine things that we have not actually experienced. This is the conclusion of a research collaboration...

Image analysis Computer calculations Data analysis