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15 NOV

DTU Danish IT workplace of the year

In an annual image survey, the Danish news media Version2 has named DTU IT workplace of the year.

Information technology Hardware and components IT systems Software and programming Systems and data security
Rejsegilde for udvidelsen af DTU Skylab. Foto: KONTRAFRAME
15 NOV

Topping-out ceremony for DTU Skylab with international scope

DTU Skylab is being enlarged to three times its present in size, and will become the first sustainable-certified building at DTU.

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Production and management
OLEFINE
13 NOV

Bio-pheromones successfully tested in field trials

The EU-funded OLEFINE project has now proven the efficacy of non-toxic, non-chemical bio-based pheromones both in the laboratory and in field trials. Pheromones are...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Cells Fermentation Ecosystems
Photo: Colourbox.com
12 NOV

Vitamin D-rich meat from pigs raised indoors under UVB lamps

Meat from pigs, who receive a daily dose of UVB light during the month prior to slaughter, contains up to 20 times the normal level of vitamin D, according to a study from...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Innovation and product development
12 NOV

Newly described microbe drives ammonia removal in cleaning of drinking water

A team of researchers from DTU, SDU, and KU has provided conclusive evidence that the recently described enigmatic microbe, called comammox Nitrospira, drives nitrification...

Water supply
11 NOV

Potential vitamin and Alzheimer’s drug produced in yeast

Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia, can be produced in baker...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins Fermentation
Team CaneX vinder Open Innovation X, Oi-X konkurrence på DTU. De studerende i teamet er fra venstre: Antonio V. Arbues, Jingrui Ge, Mohammad Hossein Kazemi, Prasanna Chandrasekaran., Foto: Kaare Smith
08 NOV

Electronic cane wins innovation competition

A handheld navigation cane for visually impaired people was awarded the main prize in DTU's innovation competition Open Innovation X.

Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
07 NOV

Are you one of our new Head of Divisions?

DTU Wind Energy is looking for three new Head of Divisions. Maybe it is you.

Wind energy Energy
(Foto: DTU Elektro)
07 NOV

Complex model of the human brain controls robot

The robots of tomorrow will be able to both adapt to changes in their surroundings and learn new tasks.

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Prof. Anne Ladegaard Skov
07 NOV

Four DTU projects receive InnoExplorer Grant

Four projects from DTU received InnoExplorer grant from Innovation Fund Denmark in late October. Common for the projects are huge commercial relevance and -potential. ...

07 NOV

Startup advice from Innovation Prof. Winnie E. Svendsen

Professor Winnie Edith Svendsen from DTU Bioengineering shares her vision and advice for innovation at universities. Her wish is that more senior researchers would go into...

Image: Colourbox.dk
07 NOV

Danish help to identify bioterrorism

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have been working with the US Department of State to prepare laboratories around the world...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
Image: Colourbox.dk
06 NOV

A 360º view of the effects of foods

By exploring both the beneficial and the harmful health-related properties in foods, consumers and authorities become better equipped to predict the health effects of individual...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Mathematical modelling Health and diseases
Colin Stedmon in the Fram Strait. Photo: Lawrence-Hislop.
05 NOV

New professor in chemical oceanography

Colin Stedmon is appointed professor at DTU in the chemical composition of the oceans.

Marine research Climate change Organic chemistry
Photo: Peer Klercke
04 NOV

Thomas Kongstad Petersen joins DTU’s pre-startup mentoring

Industry professional Thomas Kongstad Petersen will join DTU’s pre-startup mentor programme that was launched earlier this year.

Zostera marina. Photographer: Christian Bille Jendresen
04 NOV

Eelgrass acid produced by cell factories for the first time

Scientists are now able to produce a wide range of sulfated aromatic compounds such as antifouling eelgrass acid, resveratrol and vanillic acid derivatives using microbial...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Synthetic biology Organic chemistry
Image: Colourbox.dk
31 OCT

Seaweed and micro algae on the menu

In order to be able to produce enough food for the growing world population in the future, the National food Institute is exploring the great potential in utilizing aquatic...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Health-promoting compounds Innovation and product development
Elderly man smiling to young female doctor
30 OCT

Researchers discover a way to turn Parkinson protein on itself

Researchers have found a way to create a super-inhibitor that effectively stops the development of Parkinsons by using the Parkinson disease itself as an active building...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
Atlantic Sapphire, Homestead, USA. Photographer: Thue Holm.
30 OCT

Researchers and industry share newest knowledge on environmentally friendly fish...

Participants from around the world gained insight into some of the World’s largest land-based recirculating aquaculture systems at the fifth NordicRAS Workshop.

Aquaculture Fish and shellfish Waste water and water discharge
Ground broken for DTU ETC. (Photo: Mikal Schlosser)
30 OCT

Ground broken for DTU’s new electromagnetic test centre

In the coming years, the unique test centre will be constructed in such a way as not to disrupt DTU’s existing test facility, where measurements are carried out for...

Electromagnetism Antennas Microwave technology Electrotechnology