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2019
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
02 JUL

Roskilde Festival sustainability lab for students

For the tenth time, a group of DTU students used Roskilde Festival as an outdoor laboratory for testing new technologies that can make the festival more sustainable and...

Electricity supply Energy efficiency Wind energy Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Waste management Building design
From left to right: Andrea Lauridsen, Reem El-Moussa og Sarah Nyrup. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
20 MAY

Chickpea cooking water recycled to make a vegan dessert

A vegan mousse based on chickpea cooking water—aquafaba—won the competition for innovative and sustainable foods.

Food production Health-promoting compounds Innovation and product development Food technology
25 MAR

Danish biotech company announces the completion of a €5.5 M seed investment

The big Chinese fine chemical company Zhejiang NHU invests €5.5 M in the biotech start-up Cysbio to develop new and affordable biochemicals.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
2018
Photo: Lars Dalby Nielsen
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
Enzyme researcher Ditte Hededam Welner uses genetic engineering to exploit E. coli bacteria in the production of indigo dye. Photo: Bax Lindhardt
05 DEC

Blue Jeans in a green way

Researchers exploit E. coli bacteria for new, greener production of indigo to dye jeans.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Innovation and product development Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins Chemistry
Photo: Kaare Smith
22 OCT

Students compete on sustainable solutions

The autumn’s innovation competition Oi-X focuses on innovative solutions which, among other things, can help Danes becoming more sustainable.

Innovation and product development
Photo: Joachim Rode
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
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
06 JUL

Luminous algae become sustainable lamps at Roskilde Festival

The DTU start-up Allumen will inspire people to think about the perspectives of using luminous algae as a sustainable alternative to normal light sources.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Ulrik Eriksen
05 JUL

Grains and vegetables to be grown in festival pee

BEng students have found a green source of plant fertilizer: Nutrients from urine collected in balls of plant-based gel. 

Innovation and product development
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
05 JUL

Lantern start-up testing market at Roskilde Festival

DTU students are testing the market for the festival lantern GLØD which is soon ready for mass production.

Electronics Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Photo: Jeppe Mølgaard
04 JUL

Student designed mini alarm to boost security at Roskilde Festival

There was great interest in the presentation of a mini alarm designed by three DTU students to protect the belongings of festival guests from theft.

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Photo: Sine Fiig, Thürmer Tools
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...

Engineering Innovation and product development Software and programming
Photo: Joachim Rode
12 APR

‘It is difficult to learn from successes’

Entrepreneurship is no guarantee of a lifestyle characterized by success, fast cars, and champagne. Reality is often very different. Discover the story of the failed start...

Innovation and product development
Photo: LM Wind Power
20 MAR

Here is the world’s largest wind turbine blade

LM Wind Power has—in collaboration with DTU—developed a new hybrid material which makes it possible to build the world’s largest wind turbine blades.

Wind energy Materials Innovation and product development
testing in PowerLabDK
05 JAN

No more chemicals - Global corporation tests oil pipes at DTU

When the offshore industry transports oil from the seabed to the platform, it is important that the oil has a good flow in the pipeline. Chemicals are often used to support...

Electrotechnology Innovation and product development
2017
Photo: DTU
21 NOV

New tool improves acoustics and the working environment

An acoustic simulation tool is making it easier to calculate and work with acoustics in small rooms such as classrooms and offices.

Sound Work environment Innovation and product development
Foto: Colourbox
19 JUN

From smoke to bad fish: DTU students invent new uses for sensor technology

A sensor that can register smoke from a fire can also be used to register even the faintest odeur of bad fish. This is what a team of students behind the recently started...

Food, fish and agriculture Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Construction and mechanics
Photo: Ulrik Jantzen
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
Photo: private
05 APR

Cold storage rooms for Sierra Leone farmers

Christopher Vedelsby’s and Rune Holse’s final project on the BEng programme aims to provide farmers in Sierra Leone a much-needed solar-powered cold storage...

Solar energy Food, fish and agriculture Innovation and product development
From left to right. Winners of Grand Solutions: Jørgen Arendt Jensen and Erik Vilain Thomsens; Innovator of the Year: Mads Bonde; Søren Pind, Minister for Higher Education and Scinece; Flemming Besenbacher, vice chariman at Innovation Fund Denmar; and Talents of the Year: Qi Hu, Carl Meusinger, and David Bue. Photo: Ditte Valente
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