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21 NOV

DTU expands its international advisory services on antimicrobial resistance

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has designated the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) as a new reference centre...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
The fan in the wind tunnel
19 NOV

Visit DTU Risø Campus during WindEurope Offshore

It is possible to visit the two test facilities, Large Scale Facility and Poul la Cour Wind Tunnel, on Wednesday November 27.

Wind energy Energy
19 NOV

New technology can produce sustainable fuel

The Synfuel research project brings together electrolysis and  thermal gasification, and can transform biomass and wind energy into ‘green’ methanol, which...

Foto Vibeke Hempler
19 NOV

DKK 18,5 million for independent research

The Independent Research Fund Denmark grants DKK 208 million to 35 young researchers with original ideas and high ambitions. Three are from DTU.

Electronics Optics Nanoparticles Cells Biological systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases
Image: Human DNA. Philippe Plailly, Science Photo Library, Scanpix
19 NOV

When antimicrobials don’t work – one of the biggest threats to health

According to figures from the EU, antimicrobial resistance kills 25,000 Europeans annually. The WHO considers antimicrobial resistance to be one of the biggest threats...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
Afgrøder med farvekoder - gul er korn, rød kartofler og orange grøntsager - optaget over Holland i foråret 2019 med Copernicus Sentinel-satellitter og efterfølgende bearbejdet. (Billede:  EU/Copernicus Sentinel data/GeoVille).
18 NOV

Satellites helping to locate diseases in cereal fields

Students at DTU have won the final of the Copernicus Hackathon Denmark 2019 with a concept for the early detection of disease outbreaks in fields using satellite data.

Earth observation Satelittes
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
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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...

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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
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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