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2019
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

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
2018
11 OCT

Students want to combat Alzheimer’s with light

A newly developed light seeks to reduce degradation of the brain in patents with Alzheimer’s disease.  

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
2017
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
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
2016
26 JUL

New sensors function as eyes in concrete

A new spin-out from DTU has recently marketed a sensor system allowing you to monitor activity inside concrete structures from your desk.

Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
19 JUL

Translucent concrete

Is it possible to combine the construction benefits of concrete with the desire to get more daylight into buildings? The answer is yes. An innovative building material...

Light sources Optics Construction materials Building design Building construction Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
12 JUL

Multi-million investment in DTU spin-out

Scion DTU is home to a company that is well on its way to becoming one of the biggest Danish biotech success stories ever . 

Chemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
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
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
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. In January...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
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
Photo: Xnovo
26 APR

X-ray spots fatigued metal

Now you can easily and quickly generate 3D images of, e.g., metal and identify any weaknesses—without destroying the material. The spin-out company Xnovo Technology...

Image analysis Software and programming Materials Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
27 JAN

New sensor detects faults before they happen

A completely new optical and highly sensitive sensor that can withstand extreme environments.

Wind energy Optics Hardware and components Fossil fuels Sensors Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
2015
23 DEC

PhD Defence 18th January: A framework for conceptualisation of PSS solutions:...

Krestine Mougaard from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends her PhD "A framework for conceptualisation of PSS solutions: On network-based development models" Monday 18th...

Construction and mechanics Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
09 DEC

Unleashing the Potential of Maritime Innovation Networks

Maritime organizations have innovated in the past by alternating between linear technology push and market pull models, well suited to the opportunities and challenges...

Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
07 DEC

New issue of Technologist is out now

Our own Danish astronaut, Andreas Mogensen, occupies the front cover of the new issue of Technologist, DTU's international magazine, which this time takes a closer look...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Electronics Electrical engineering Optics Sensors Medical equipment and systems Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments
17 NOV

PhD Defence 26th November: “PSS Support for Maritime Technology Ventures: From...

Jakob Axel Bejbro Andersen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, “PSS Support for Maritime Technology Ventures: From exploration to methodology and theory”...

Coasts and harbours Ships and offshore constructions Entrepreneurship
29 OCT

“Indispensable entrepreneurs”

Drug delivery is all about getting the active substance in medicine to target the right place in the body at the right time. American researcher and business founder...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
19 OCT

New measuring equipment saves time and resources

Two newly established enterprises are developing measuring equipment and software which makes it possible to monitor food and pharmaceutical production as it is taking...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Food production Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Kirstine Mengel, Abeo
29 SEP

The bridge as an assembly kit

17 March 2015 was a landmark date in bridge building history when a new bridge over Vorgod stream in Central Jutland was erected in the course of a single morning. This...

Bridge constructions Construction materials Building production and management Building construction Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
15 SEP

New issue of Technologist out now

This issue of DTU’s international magazine is focusing on light. Light and light technologies play an increasingly important role within the areas of communication, medicine...

Telecommunication Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Light sources Optics
16 JUL

Green laser generates new business

As laser technology is developing, the range of applications for lasers, and thereby also the market, is growing. This is something the spin-out Norlase —with three...

Lasers Optics Entrepreneurship
06 MAR

From lampshades to aircraft engines

Based in Rødovre, a suburb of Copenhagen, Olsen Metaltrykkeri nurtures a dream of becoming a subcontractor to the aeronautical industry. However, this involves meeting...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Operations analysis Engineering
07 JAN

New building featuring the concrete of the future

The super-light concrete deck is emerging as the new floor partition element in construction. The decks offer concrete constructions new expressions while improving building...

Construction materials Building construction Materials Fire prevention technology and safety Indoor climate Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
2014
08 OCT

Sådan booster du toplinjevæksten

Are you satisfied with the growth in your business area? DTU Business offers targeted growth management programs with top international faculty and leading experts. ...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
2010
21 JUN

Marie Smed, PhD student at DTU Business, receives Tuborgfondets Business Research...

On June 10 th , 2010 PhD student Marie Smed from DTU Business received the Tuborgfondets Business Research award and a scholarship of 150.000 kr. for an external research...

Production and management Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Systems analysis