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2019
26 APR

New North Sea wind adventure could make Denmark a green leader

A new development project involving several Danish businesses aims to deliver the right technologies and services for the energy supply of the future via offshore wind...

Energy Energy storage Wind energy Energy systems Electricity supply
25 APR

Breakthrough on the electron transport of molecules and macroscopic systems

DTU Chemistry is part of research team who has discovered a system that improves our understanding of a central element in nanoscience, namely how electron transport proceeds...

Chemistry
25 APR

DTU researcher honoured by the Danish Society of Engineers

Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov is the third prominent technical-natural scientist to be awarded an honorary plaque by the Danish Society of Engineers (IDA) in Copenhagen...

Physics
25 APR

Research communicator of the year

Professor Kirsten Halsnæs will be awarded the Research Communication Award 2019 for her willingness and ability to communicate her knowledge about the climate and the economy...

Environment and pollution
25 APR

From the US to Denmark

For Katherine Dykes, the position as new Head of Section for Loads and Control at DTU Wind Energy meant that she had to move from USA to Denmark. Even though it sounds...

Wind energy Energy
25 APR

“Dialogue is what makes all the difference in the world”

With her distinctive voice and the ability to communicate clearly and comprehensibly, Professor at DTU Management Kirsten Halsnæs has for several decades influenced the...

Environment and pollution
24 APR

Chemical engineering tools for green oils

The properties of oil produced from biological feedstock are very different from fossil-based oils. A consistent effort in the KT Consortium assists in providing the necessary...

Bioenergy Software and programming
24 APR

New Assistant Professor

Since March 15, Abigail Kressner has started a new position as Assistant Professor in the Hearing Systems Section at DTU Health Tech.

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Information technology
23 APR

Wind turbines to venture out into the deep sea

Floating offshore wind turbines are gaining ground. A new Danish project aims to make it cheaper and easier to produce floating foundations for deep water.

Energy Wind energy Energy production Construction and mechanics
15 APR

New doctorate will disseminate plasma technology

Senior Researcher Yukihiro Kusano has collated many years’ research in a doctoral dissertation. Here he points to new applications of plasma technology—among other things...

Wind energy
12 APR

Local energy system to supply parking garages with electricity

A new solution introduces local energy system to increase the number of charging stations for electric cars in parking garages without causing power shortage in the distribution...

Energy
12 APR

Professor Carsten Thomassen named Honorary Fellow of ICA

Professor at DTU Compute Carsten Thomassen has – as one of the few – been named Honorary Fellow of the ICA for his contributions to graph theory.

Mathematics
12 APR

New knowledge will change rail maintenance

Danish research has solved the riddle of the large quantity of cracks observed in European rails in the past 10-15 years.

Construction and mechanics Transport and logistics
11 APR

Intestinal bacteria and their genetics determine dietary advice

Dietary advice should be more personalized and based on knowledge of the composition of the individual person’s intestinal bacteria.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
11 APR

Small underwater drone to help fishermen

Young researcher contributes to the development of a small new autonomous underwater vehicle which is to help fishermen identify shoals of fish.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Fisheries and fish stocks
11 APR

Boosting the efficiency of biogas plants

Laboratory experiments have shown pretreatment with ammonia able to increase methane production from manure fibres by more than 200 per cent. Pilot Plant tests will take...

Bacteria and microorganisms Bioenergy Energy efficiency
11 APR

Green Student Movement puts forward new Danish climate policy

With the help of an energy modelling tool developed at DTU management, The Green Student Movement has created its own ambitious climate plan.

Energy Environment and pollution
10 APR

New computer model ensures faster development of hearing aids

Young researcher has optimized the simulation models used for developing new hearing aids. The necessary calculations can now be made up to 20 times faster.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
08 APR

Renewable energy is to reduce the CO-2 emission in agriculture

Vennerslund Energy- and Nature Park has entered into a research collaboration with DTU link. The aim of the collaboration is to map out how the energy coming from wind...

Wind energy Energy
08 APR

PivotBuoy project receives €4m to unlock cost competitive floating wind

DTU Wind Energy is part of the new project, PivotBuoy. The aim of the project is to reduce the cost of floating offshore wind.

Wind energy Energy
05 APR

New Sustainable Energy Systems collaboration with China

40 Danish and Chinese researchers committed to push collaborations forward within the framework of Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research -  Sustainable Energy...

Energy
05 APR

Personalized medicine for children with cancer

In a joint project involving Rigshospitalet and DTU, parents of all Danish children with cancer will be given the offer to have the genetic characteristics of their children...

Genes and genomes Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Computer calculations
05 APR

How close are we to personalized medicine?

Mapping patients’ genetic make-up could lead to better treatment for a wide range of diseases.

Medicine and medico technology Genes and genomes Computer calculations Information technology
04 APR

New research project on water can lead to groundbreaking knowledge

A new research project from DTU Chemical Engineering examines structures in water that could lead to a better understanding of phenomena in nature as well as new energy...

Biological systems Solar energy Chemistry
03 APR

Copenhageners’ biowaste may become steaks

A new project will develop technology for extracting protein from organic waste, which can subsequently be used as a protein supplement for humans or in animal...

Food production
02 APR

New European Wind Atlas almost finalized

At the Wind Europe Conference in Bilbao, the people behind the New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) presented the latest results. The project is almost finalized.

Wind energy Energy
02 APR

DTU develops breast cancer scanning equipment

DTU has entered into collaboration with the UK company Kromek aimed at developing a scanner that can improve breast cancer diagnostics.

Medicine and medico technology Space research
29 MAR

Two DTU researchers receive EUR 5 million from the ERC for independent research

Two DTU researchers have received the prestigious ERC Advanced Grants from the European Research Council.

Chemistry Physics
29 MAR

New unique infrastructure to accelerate development of digital solutions for the...

DTU has entered into collaboration on establishing a new digital infrastructure, which will, among other things, facilitate fast, easy and open access to data to be used...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems IT systems
29 MAR

DTU Space to develop cancer scanner with English company

DTU Space and UK company Kromek have started a collaboration to develop a new advanced scanner that have a huge potential for improving breast cancer diagnosis.

Medicine and medico technology Space technology and instruments
28 MAR

ERC Advanced Grant for innovative project on electrolyte thermodynamics research

Professor Georgios Kontogeorgis from DTU Chemical Engineering receives the ERC Advanced Grant 2018 from the European Research Council (ERC).

Chemistry
26 MAR

PhD interview: Improving productivity and safety at oil wells through models

The many PhD students at DTU Chemical Engineering contribute to a diverse research environment. This month, we interviewed Diana Carolina Figueroa Murcia about her project...

26 MAR

Danish shipping must be autonomous

Researchers must help Denmark develop the first autonomous ships.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Transport and logistics
25 MAR

From menace to resource: Starfish become animal feed

The world’s first starfish meal factory will be inaugurated at the Limfjord on Friday, 29 March as a result of collaboration between universities and businesses.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
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