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2019
17 SEP

New route to carbon-neutral fuels from carbon dioxide discovered by Stanford-DTU...

A new way to convert carbon dioxide into the building block for sustainable liquid fuels was very efficient in tests and did not have the reaction that destroys the conventional...

Energy storage Electrochemistry
11 SEP

DKK 40 million for bold research ideas

21 of 52 projects which receive grants from VILLUM FONDEN under the Villum Experiment programme are from DTU.

11 SEP

FOSS and DTU enter partnership around innovation within food and agriculture

FOSS and DTU join forces around common interests within research, development and education.

Food, fish and agriculture
10 SEP

DTU opens its doors to the Education and Research Policy Summit

DTU’s annual summit on education and research will offer a debate with a new minister and many new political spokespersons.

09 SEP

DTU professor in materials research wins dual internation-al recognition

Professor Marcel A.J. Somers has been awarded the dual honour of both receiving a rarely bestowed medal and giving a commemorative lecture at the 26th Congress of Heat...

07 SEP

New type of catalysts can pave the way for greater sustainability

Catalysts of one or two atoms may become essential to the green transition in future. It is hoped that they can be used for environmentally friendly purification of water...

Physics
07 SEP

Danish quantum key distribution technology to create secure communication channels

DTU researchers have developed a prototype for a quantum key distribution system which is now to be tested in a realistic fibre network.

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Information technology Systems and data security
07 SEP

Heat pumps to use more climate-friendly coolant

Researchers will investigate how to replace the current coolant used in heating systems for single-family houses with new coolants with reduced climate footprint.

Materials Construction and mechanics
05 SEP

The solar cells of tomorrow come in all colours and patterns

Ugly solar energy systems on roofs are to be a thing of the past. Tomorrow’s solar cells must be integrated in the roof or façade of the buildings so that they are not...

Solar energy
04 SEP

Transportproteins provide key to improve infant formula

Researchers identify and functionally describe key transport proteins, which contribute to creating a healthy early life gut microbiota.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
04 SEP

Alumne støtter studenterstartup på DTU

Alumne hjælper studenterstartup på DTU Årets Æresalume på DTU i 2018, Humphrey Lau, har valgt at støtte et studenterstartup med et personligt legat. Historien er...

03 SEP

Why transporters really matter for cell factories

Scientists discover the secret behind some protein transporters’ superiority. One transporter, MAE1, can export organic acids out of yeast spending close-to-zero...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
03 SEP

BrainCapture - Diagnosing epilepsy in 3rd world countries

Around 1 percent of the world population is suffering from epilepsy. Many patients in 3rd world countries aren't getting the correct treatment even though the medicine...

03 SEP

DKK 34 million for young researchers

Three young DTU researchers have each received one of the coveted European Research Council grants for independent basic research of EUR 1.5 million or just over DKK 11...

Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology Fuel cells Energy storage Hardware and components
03 SEP

Marine ecological forecasts are a new tool for climate adaptation

DTU researcher develops short-term forecasts for marine life that can help the fishing industry to adapt to climate change.

Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Climate change
02 SEP

Eight students graduated the Masters of Wind Energy

Friday August 30 2019, eight students from all over the world graduated from the first online Masters programme offered by DTU.

Wind energy Energy
02 SEP

Eight students graduated the Masters of Wind Energy

Friday August 30 2019, eight students from all over the world graduated from the first online Masters programme offered by DTU.

02 SEP

Do you want to be a mentor?

Do you want to help the next generation of DTU students prepare for the world outside of academia? Become a mentor!

02 SEP

DTU professor awarded Carlsberg Foundation Research Prize 2019

Thomas Kiørboe, Professor of Ocean Ecology at DTU, receives research prize for his groundbreaking work.

29 AUG

Synklino will join BII’s Creation House Programme

DTU-KU Spinout Synklino is among the three companies that will join the next session of BII’s Creation House programme. The programme runs for up to 18 months and sets...

29 AUG

Bio industry must accelerate green transition

The Novo Nordisk Foundation makes large grant to the development of new biopharmaceutical processes, as well as education and training of students and employees in the...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
29 AUG

Do you know someone who would be interested in studying at DTU in 2020?

The application portal for all MSc programmes at DTU is now open for the spring intake 2020 and as a new initiative; students can now get more information via live webinars...

28 AUG

This year’s tuna tagging project under way in the Skagerrak

Once again, DTU researchers are tagging bluefin tuna to find out why the huge fish have returned to Denmark as summer visitors. Thirty-two tuna have been tagged in four...

Food, fish and agriculture
27 AUG

Graduation time: "This programme is very recommended"

Renan Venturini de Paula is one of the eight participants in the Master of Wind Energy that graduates this week.

Wind energy Energy
27 AUG

DTU welcomed a record number of students

A total of 2,414 new students were welcomed to DTU on Friday, 23 August.

Foto: Mikal Schlosser
27 AUG

Meeting sustainable development goals requires research and innovation

On 21 August, 86 Danish ambassadors went on a study trip to DTU to learn more about the Danish strengths within research and innovation.

25 AUG

DTU and NASA to look for new planets from the Canary Islands

Experts from DTU Space have been working in the Canary Islands this summer. They have upgraded the Nordic telescope on the island of La Palma, and it is now tuned to look...

Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments
23 AUG

Mapping ghost nets in Danish waters

How much derelict fishing gear is there in the sea around Denmark, and how can it be removed? DTU Aqua will now investigate this.

Marine research Mapping and surveying Environment and pollution
23 AUG

Breath! Respiring microbes generate more energy

Researchers have now shed light on how bacteria and baker’s yeast generate and use their energy to grow. Knowing about cells’ energy use is essential for industrial biotech...

19 AUG

Biotech start-up targets billion-dollar market by producing superior cannabinoids...

The young biotech start-up Octarine Bio seeks to commercialize the production of brand-new tailored cannabinoids in yeast. Around one thousand new molecules have already...

19 AUG

High jumper Rikke wants to compete at Olympics after graduation

Rikke Andersen is living proof that with the right amount of willpower, a person can both compete at the highest level and complete their studies within the prescribed...

16 AUG

The first participants of the Online Wind Energy Master graduates

Now it is graduation time for the first eight participants of the Online Wind Energy Master offered by DTU Wind Energy. Their final exam is in week 35 and will be held...

Wind energy Energy
14 AUG

New approach to evaluate the structural performance of rotor blades

A team of researchers from DTU Wind Energy has developed and demonstrated an integrated and efficient approach to evaluate the structural performance of the critical region...

Wind energy Energy
13 AUG

New technology must be designed for all

DTU will develop teaching, research, and entrepreneurship methods that live up to the Sustainable Development Goals principle of ‘Leaving no one behind’.

12 AUG

Young Danes shine at Chemistry Olympics

Uniquely, all four Danish participants were able to bring home medals from the 2019 Chemistry Olympics.

Chemistry
12 AUG

International Symposium on Leading Edge Erosion of Wind Turbine Blades

DTU Wind Energy offers a symposium on leading edge erosion on February 4th-6th 2020 at DTU Risø Campus.

Wind energy Energy
12 AUG

Hans Christian Ørsted Research Award 2019 goes to DTU space scientist

Lightning scientist Torsten Neubert receives the Hans Christian Ørsted Research Award for his contribution to an understanding of how giant lightning bolts are created...

Space research
08 AUG

EU grant for development of medical sensor

Professor Anja Boisen from DTU Health Tech receives Proof of Concept grant of DKK 1.1 million from the European Research Council.

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Optics Sensors Micro and nanotechnology
05 AUG

Dean of research to advise EU on climate-neutral cities

Dean of research at DTU, Katrine Krogh Andersen, has been appointed member of the EU’s new ‘Mission Board for climate-neutral and smart cities.’

05 AUG

DTU’s own tokamak for fusion energy research

As the only university in Northern Europe, DTU can now perform fusion energy experiments using its own tokamak.

Physics Energy
31 JUL

Follow your heart / Develop sustainable solutions to global problems

Good advice from two experienced alumni to new engineers and photos from Graduation Ceremonies this summer where 350 new Bachelors of Engineering and Masters of Science...

30 JUL

DTU welcomes a growing number of female students

DTU’s 38 study programmes have once again seen an increase in the number of admissions. 2,426 new students have been offered a place on one of DTU’s study programmes...

30 JUL

DTU awards DKK 2 million in PoC grants

Six exciting DTU projects with significant commercial potential have been awarded DTU’s Proof of Concept grant of up to DKK 500.000 in this year’s second application...

29 JUL

Kites harvest energy like wind turbines

A new generation of kite wind turbines can supplement land-based wind turbines and produce energy in rural areas without a power grid.

Energy Wind energy
16 JUL

Holiday homes with swimming pool can become more climate-friendly

A research project shows that CO2 emissions can be reduced significantly by controlling the heating of indoor pools in accordance with the production of wind energy.

Energy Energy storage Energy efficiency Energy systems
16 JUL

New study underlines sea level rise in the Arctic ocean

Sea levels in the Arctic oceans have risen an average of 2.2 millimeters per year over the last 22 years.This is the conclusion reached by a Danish-German research team...

Earth observation Satelittes Climate change
15 JUL

Researchers have created quantum sensor outside the laboratory

Researchers at DTU Physics have succeeded in building a small portable quantum technology measuring instrument which may be of great importance to the diagnosis of diseases...

Physics
15 JUL

Erasmus for Young entrepreneurs - Supporting entrepreneurship

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme, which aims to help new, and aspiring entrepreneurs acquire relevant skills to run and grow a small...

Entrepreneurship
10 JUL

DTU Roadrunners defends first place at Shell ECO-marathon

Once again, a DTU student won the international student competition for fuel efficiency.

Construction and mechanics
09 JUL

Improvement of railway switches

A collaboration between Banedanmark and DTU has identified several new opportunities for smarter monitoring and maintenance of switches.

Transport and logistics Materials
Foto: Ditte Valente
09 JUL

Roskilde Festival: Students examine food waste

Food waste is a recurring theme at Roskilde Festival. Two teams of DTU students are working to determine the actual extent of the problem.

Waste management
09 JUL

Slight decline in applications—but more women apply

Slightly fewer have sought admission to DTU this year—in turn, however, the proportion of female applicants has increased.

Foto: Ditte Valente
08 JUL

Roskilde Festival: Stories create relations

DTU students test prototype for shady space in refugee camps. A space that can create a setting for greater interaction and new relations among the residents of the camps...

Foto: Ditte Valente
05 JUL

Roskilde Festival: Mellow Pod provides peace in noisy environment

A group of DTU students has developed a special room for the Roskilde Festival that gives festival-goers the opportunity to find some peace and quiet.

05 JUL

2019 Green Challenge: 130 ideas for a more sustainable world

The DTU student conference Green Challenge was held on Friday 28 June. Once again, the conference was a cornucopia of great ideas for a sustainable world.

Foto: Ditte Valente
05 JUL

Roskilde Festival: Electric cars replace generators at Food Court

Three electric cars at Roskilde Festival ’s Food Court ensure ample electricity to cope with peak loads without using generators.

Electronics Electrical engineering Electricity supply
04 JUL

Students ensure greater accuracy of scanning images

Thanks to two student projects, the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) research unit at Hvidovre Hospital will be able to receive images of the liver and brain tissue in...

Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
04 JUL

Focus on low trophic aquaculture in EU funded project

New, large international research project will improve the cultivation and utilization of organisms at the bottom of the marine food chain.

Foto: Ditte Valente
03 JUL

Roskilde Music Festival: Mobile wind turbine version 2.0

A group of Mechanical Engineering students have developed a mobile wind turbine, which they hope will end up as a competitive product that can be used by larger camps at...

Wind energy Electricity supply Energy production
03 JUL

DTU delivers sustainable solutions to India

Four Danish-Indian research projects focus on climate-friendly solutions.

Energy Environment and pollution
03 JUL

BEng students battling against disposable plastic

A team of BEng students from DTU have developed a new process which makes it easy and cheap to use recycled cups, and which can significantly reduce the use of disposable...

Waste management Climate adaption
03 JUL

Become a fisheries engineer in Greenland and Denmark

DTU offers a new BEng programme: Fisheries Technology.

Food, fish and agriculture
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
02 JUL

DTU Compute part of new Danish Hub for Cybersecurity

DTU Compute is part of the new Danish Hub for Cybersecurity granted by The Danish Industry Foundation.

Systems and data security Information technology
02 JUL

Fortified foods can alleviate vitamin D deficiency in Denmark

Foods fortified with vitamin D have proved to be effective in avoiding vitamin D deficiency among Danish and Pakistani women during winter, according to a study from...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
02 JUL

DKK 2.4 Million to spread the enthusiasm for biotechnology

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants DKK 2.4 Million to ensure students in primary and secondary schools free educational materials in biotechnology from DTU.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
28 JUN

PhD Summer School is a major success

This week, 17 people from several different countries have participated in this year’s PhD Summer School on Remote Sensing for Wind Energy at DTU Risø Campus.

Wind energy Energy
27 JUN

Danish universities climbing global ranking list

According to QS World University Rankings, DTU is ranked number 112 among the world’s top 1,000 universities.

27 JUN

New European Wind Atlas finalized

During the last four years, researchers from all over Europe have been working on creating a New European Wind Atlas. The results are being presented in Brussels today...

Wind energy Energy
27 JUN

DTU Health Tech – open for collaboration

As a relatively new department at DTU, the Department of Health Technology has an ambition to create and strengthen collaboration with stakeholders from academia, industry...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
26 JUN

New lab completes teaching in solar cell systems

In June, 12 students from the three-week Applied Photovoltaics course were the first to use a new laboratory in which you can build and test full-sized solar panels.

Solar energy
24 JUN

Tomorrow’s power grid should be intelligent

A new Danish-Indian project will enable the power grid to sense and compensate for loss of electricity and fluctuating input from renewable energy sources.

Energy systems Solar energy
24 JUN

Portrait: Life as a researcher and serial entrepreneur at DTU

Starting a company can take you on an exciting journey that requires a great invention, hard work, dedication and much more. Associate Professor Andreas Laustsen...

21 JUN

Climate change can alter Greenland drastically

If climate change continues unabated, all the ice in Greenland may melt away in the course of just a thousand years and will lead to significant changes in the environment...

Climate change Ice research Earth observation
21 JUN

International research teams will develop better crops

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants USD 30 million to an international research consortium which will uncover how bacteria can be exploited to create better crops.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food quality Food production Health-promoting compounds Environment and pollution Climate adaption Ecosystems
21 JUN

Playware wins award as Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019

The award as ‘The Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019’ was presented to Professor Henrik Hautop Lund at the gala for the 2019 at The Global Over...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
20 JUN

Caffeic acid can slow down oxidation of fish oil in foods

New knowledge from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, can make it easier to add fish oil to fatty foods without them quickly going rancid...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
17 JUN

Underwater robot can count starfish and measure biomass

Specially developed smart sensors and underwater cameras can enable robots to handle monitoring tasks in the sea  

Food, fish and agriculture Robot technology and automation Mathematical modelling
17 JUN

The mystery of the weeping walls

Magnesium-oxide boards, or MgO boards, were used in construction from 2010-2015 as windbreak panels until it turned out that the boards had a frightening ability to absorb...

Construction and mechanics Construction materials
14 JUN

DTU promotes health technology programmes

With the Advanced Materials and Healthcare Engineering programme, due to start this autumn, DTU now offers seven master’s programmes focusing on health with a technological...

Medicine and medico technology Biotechnology and biochemistry
14 JUN

Denmark should focus on converting straw to biofuel

New calculations from DTU indicate that there are both economic and environmental benefits from exploiting straw for biofuel for heavy transport instead of for district...

Energy Chemistry
14 JUN

Denmark to name planet discovered by DTU researcher

Citizens of Denmark are invited to make suggestions for the names of an exoplanet and star discovered in 2008 some 1,000 light years from Earth.

The Solar system Astrophysics
14 JUN

Women need to have more self-belief

Sara Shafiee is a postdoc at DTU Mechanical Engineering and holds an industrial PhD. She has now been appointed as an ambassador for the InnoWomen project, which aims...

Production and management
12 JUN

DTU boosts its research in automation and robots

The appointment of three researchers and the addition of a brand new Master of Science (MSc) programme significantly strengthens DTU’s work in automation and robot technology...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology
11 JUN

In 2020, we celebrate H.C. Ørsted’s discovery of electromagnetism

Next year is the 200th anniversary of one of history’s major scientific discoveries. To celebrate, universities, institutions, companies, businesses, and organizations...

07 JUN

DTU Space appoints head of new Geo-division

Michael Schultz Rasmussen has been appointed Head of Division for the new Space Geodesy Division at DTU Space. He comes from a position as manager at COWI A/S.

Earth observation Satelittes Climate change Mapping and surveying Earth sciences
07 JUN

Recommendations for catalysis research in electrolysis

Two leading Danish catalysis researchers have prepared a comment for the distinguished scientific journal Nature Energy with three clear recommendations for their colleagues...

Catalysis Electrochemistry Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production
06 JUN

EU launches new funding programme for DeepTech Innovators

EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas kicks off EU roadshow for new funding opportunities for start-ups with a visit to DTU.

06 JUN

New Book tells the story of DTU Wind Energy

DTU launches a new book that tells the story of the department and 40 years of research and development of wind energy.

Wind energy Energy
04 JUN

Artificial cooling of Arctic soil safeguards global genetic material

Artificial cooling and creative engineering solutions are key to taking good care of the backup copies of the world’s plant-based genetic material, which are stored in...

Geology
04 JUN

Danish-Norwegian cooperation on offshore wind

Collaboration between DTU Wind Energy and NTNU in Norway on sharing PhDs.

Wind energy Energy
04 JUN

DTU Industrial PhD makes a paradigm shift at ROCKWOOL

DTU Industrial PhD implemented a complete new product strategy and a framework for reducing product complexity at ROCKWOOL.

Production and management
03 JUN

Come to an Open Day on 11/6 at the National Food Institute

The programme is now available for the National Food Institute’s Open Day on 11 June 2019. The institute is celebrating its 60th anniversary by inviting cooperation partners...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
03 JUN

From Senior Researcher to Professor

Mathias Stolpe arrived at DTU Risø in 2011. In 2015, he was appointed Professor MSO and in 2019, he was appointed Professor.

Wind energy Energy
29 MAY

Associate professor Thomas Bolander receives H.C. Ørsted Medaljen

The prestigious H.C. Ørsted Medalje is awarded to associate professor Thomas Bolander from DTU Compute for his excellent ability to disseminate research.

29 MAY

Lars Christoffersen new Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Student Affairs

Head of DTU Diplom has been appointed new Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Student Affairs.

29 MAY

DTU Professor Appointed Mission Innovation Champion

Mission Innovation – a global initiative bringing together 24 countries and the EU to accelerate the development of clean energy technology – has recognized 19 exceptional...

Energy Climate change Materials
28 MAY

DTU equipment on board NASA’s next big mission to Mars

NASA will soon launch its Mars 2020 mission to the red planet with DTU equipment on board. Already now NASA is offering people across the planet a boarding pass for the...

Space research Space technology and instruments The Solar system
28 MAY

Students name DTU in image survey

Engineering students see DTU as the most attractive workplace.