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2019
14 MAY

Laser trucks help maintain roads

Pavement engineering company, Dynatest , has developed a truck in partnership with DTU which analyses the state of the road using laser technology.

Lasers Construction and mechanics Information technology Mathematics Transport and logistics
01 MAY

Providing Access to VR Through a Wheelchair

Providing Access to VR Through a Wheelchair John Paulin Hansen, Astrid Kofod Trudslev, Sara Amdi Harild, Alexandre Alapetite, Katsumi Minakata CHI '19: ACM CHI Conference...

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Mobility Hardware and components
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
26 MAR

Danish shipping must be autonomous

Researchers must help Denmark develop the first autonomous ships.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Transport and logistics
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
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
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
2017
27 SEP

Making big ships sail sustainably

What if an unexploited natural resource, ready to be turned into sustainable fuels, existed inside all plant material? Postdoc Joachim Bachmann Nielsen's research suggests...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution Transport and logistics
26 SEP

Blue Denmark is launching a new ambitious research and innovation project

The maritime innovation project Blue INNOship focused on developing green and energy-efficient solutions. Now the work with the successor Blue INNOship II is in progress...

Transport and logistics
18 SEP

How will people react to driverless cars?

What happens when humans let go of the steering wheel and hand over driving to technology? Traffic psychologist Mette Møller sees both advantages and potential problems...

Transport and logistics Transport behaviour