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2018
09 OCT

Wind turbine prototypes to be tested in Østerild and Høvsøre

DTU has just completed the tendering rounds for the four new test sites which are the result of the Danish Parliament’s decision to establish more test facilities in Denmark...

Wind energy Energy
09 OCT

Professor Tilmann Weber on High Tech Summit: I look forward to extending my network...

High Tech Summit is being launched tomorrow. Professor Tilmann Weber is giving a Tech Talk and hopes to extend his network amongst the 4000 visitors.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
08 OCT

DTU Summit: International students and a new ‘research gang’

DTU’s Education and Research Policy Summit 2018 focused on international students and the need for a new research strategy.

08 OCT

New wind turbine prototypes to be tested at Østerild and Høvsøre

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), who operates the national test centres for large wind turbines at Østerild and Høvsøre, have just completed the tender process for...

Wind energy Energy
08 OCT

Marine litter in the North Sea to be mapped

How much marine litter is floating around in the water column of the North Sea? How is it distributed, and what type is it? This will now be mapped in a new research project...

Fisheries and fish stocks Environment and pollution
05 OCT

The robots of the future work together

In the future, robots will not only work together with humans, but will also cooperate with each other on solving increasingly complex tasks.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
03 OCT

Leading catalysis researcher awarded Niels Bohr Gold Medal

Professor Jens Nørskov receives the Niels Bohr International Gold Medal, which has not been awarded to a Danish researcher since Niels Bohr received the award himself in...

Catalysis
02 OCT

Breaktrough in snake envenoming

Research breakthrough in antivenom based on human antibodies can save lives.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
02 OCT

Antimicrobial use in animals has decreased four years in a row

The use of antimicrobials in animals in Denmark fell in 2017. This is one of the findings of the annual DANMAP report for 2017. Antimicrobial consumption has now decreased...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
01 OCT

Successful start-ups exhibiting during High Tech Summit

More than 50 DTU start-ups introduces themselves in connection with DTU's annual digital summit.  

27 SEP

Danish scientists accelerate climate-friendly industrial production

DTU, in collaboration with FLSmidth and ROCKWOOL , will develop sustainable process technologies that will increase the use of renewable fuels and raw materials...

Environment and pollution
26 SEP

New high-tech health solutions based on big data

In recent years, high-tech robotic solutions have found their way from the universities’ laboratories to the healthcare system.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Health and diseases
25 SEP

Top researcher: digitize your health data

One of the most cited researchers in Denmark, Professor Jun Wang, participates in DTU High Tech Summit and urges all Danes to digitize their health data.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
25 SEP

DTU behind two new companies a week

DTU has created one of the most well-developed innovation ecosystems among technical universities in Europe, which has led to the establishment of 2,200 new companies...

ferroelectric characterization DTU Energy
24 SEP

New measuring equipment enhances research into electromechanical conversion

DTU Energy has started research in electrostrictive, piezoelectric, dielectric and ferroelectric materials. New equipment makes the research easier and increases the...

Energy Energy storage
21 SEP

DTU summit inspires digital innovation and sustainability

DTU invites you to High Tech Summit—Denmark’s university-driven technology summit, opened by Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen.

21 SEP

DTU will boost entrepreneurship research in new centre

A new entrepreneurship centre will increase the entrepreneurship culture and strengthen the ecosystem for start-ups.   

Entrepreneurship
20 SEP

First Niels Bohr Medal for Dane since 1955

On Sunday, 7 October HM Queen Margrethe will present the Niels Bohr International Gold Medal to the Danish physicist Jens Kehlet Nørskov.

20 SEP

Long wind turbine blades require new composite materials

In the future wind turbine blades are going to be up to 107 meters long. Wind turbine blades of this size require new composite materials. DTU Wind Energy is up for the...

Wind energy Energy
19 SEP

The sea around Denmark hit by marine heat waves

Up to eight degrees warmer waters than normal. This was how much the hot weather affected the sea during the summer, according to calculations from DTU Aqua.

Marine research Climate adaption Climate change Ecosystems
18 SEP

Extreme starburst mapped

It is a bit of a mystery what happens when a star 100 times more massive than the Sun explodes in a sea of lights in the far universe.

Space research Astrophysics
18 SEP

Researcher in electrical measuring techniques receives AEG Elektronprisen 2018

This year, the award AEG Elektronfonden’s Elektronpris is given to Senior Researcher Dirch Hjorth Petersen from DTU Nanotech, who is considered as a leading researcher...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
17 SEP

DTU-spinout gets investment to fight pests

BioPhero, a spinout formed at The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain), receives 3 million Euro to develop pheromone-based products that...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
14 SEP

20 female 9th grade student visited DTU Wind Energy

Yesterday, 20 young women from a 9th grade visited DTU Wind Energy due to the event ’Girls' Day in Science’.

Wind energy Energy
13 SEP

DTU gets world’s most efficient quantum computer simulator

DTU is the first Danish University to be provided with a Quantum Learning Machine by Atos, global leader in digital transformation.

13 SEP

DTU Wind Energy in close collaboration with National Taiwan University

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), National Taiwan University (NTU) and DTU Wind Energy have joined forces in working on a local offshore wind education in Taiwan...

Wind energy Energy
11 SEP

EUR 4.7 million to radical research ideas

Villum Fonden supports 53 new research ideas in their Villum Experiment programme . 18 grants were awarded to DTU researchers.

10 SEP

Foundations pitch for entrepreneurs

DTU Science Park turned the pitch concept upside down on Friday 7 September when they invited foundations, investors, and consultants to explain what they can offer entrepreneurs...

07 SEP

"I cannot just go with the flow"

At the prototype workshop at Ballerup Campus, seven tradesmen share tasks and knowledge. Tom Hornshøj Bruhn is a furniture joiner, an expert in 3D drawing, and the ‘guy...

06 SEP

DTU researcher behind new design of antennas for hearing aids

A unique model of how radio waves travel around the head as well as ideas for a new design of the antenna in hearing aids is the result of a collaboration between GN Hearing...

Electrotechnology Antennas Hearing aids Medicine and medico technology
06 SEP

Industrial processes to be electrified

Ambitious research project wants to find electric solutions to replace heat treatment in for instance the food industry and in laundries. The next step is a national strategy...

Construction and mechanics Electricity supply Energy
06 SEP

NASA and DTU make big discovery on Jupiter

According to new research from the Juno mission published in Nature with participation from DTU Space , the dynamo forming the magnetic field around Jupiter is much...

Space research
05 SEP

Support for DTU summit from government digital hub

Digital Hub Denmark sees the DTU High Tech Summit as an important national meeting place, which can contribute to promoting the digital transformation of society.

04 SEP

Historically high ranking for DTU in major image survey

DTU now has the fourth-best image among engineers in Denmark, shows a survey from Mediehuset Ingeniøren.

03 SEP

DTU’s wind-powered cars perform well racing against the wind

DTU entered two cars in Racing Aeolus Den Helder , an international competition for wind-powered cars in a headwind. One reached a speed in excess of 113 per cent of the...

Wind energy
03 SEP

Hearing aids fit for the future

New DTU research is paving the way for matching hearing aids more closely to user needs. The aim is for more people to be happy with their hearing aids—and actually use...

Electrotechnology Sound Medicine and medico technology Hearing aids
31 AUG

Research can reduce costs and time in the production of polymer parts

3D printing of injection molding inserts c an reduce costs in the production of polymer parts by up to 90 percent and save weeks of time

30 AUG

Outdoor path lighting will benefit the climate

Colourful lighting along the paths around the Svalin co-housing complex shows residents when the electricity in their sockets is climate-friendly to use.

Electrotechnology Energy
28 AUG

Prize completes historical mapping of the universe

Researchers receive prestigious prize for their significant scientific contribution to the European Planck mission.

Space research Astrophysics
28 AUG

President joins students at the fresher’s trips

DTU’s president and the dean of undergraduate studies and student affairs visit this week’s fresher’s trips to welcome the 2340 new engineering students.

27 AUG

Young researcher wants to change theory of turbulence

ERC Starting Grants are awarded to talented early-career scientists from all over the world. Standards are high, and competition is fierce. 

Physics
24 AUG

Potentially serious consequences of intervention against international students

The Danish Government’s proposal to limit access for international students to study at Danish universities is a potential threat to the competitiveness of Danish companies...

24 AUG

New hacker lab aims to improve security on the Internet

DTU opens a hacker lab where students will learn how to hack—for the sake of cyber security.

Systems and data security
23 AUG

Wind Energy Denmark 2018

On 30-31 October 2018, Wind Energy Denmark will once again gather the Danish and international wind industry to discuss, showcase, and drive forward the technology development...

Wind energy Energy
23 AUG

Unborn children better protected against endocrine disruptors

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have helped improve on international testing of chemicals to enable better detection of...

Health and diseases Food safety Food, fish and agriculture
23 AUG

Combining competences for better urban planning

A European summer course is a unique opportunity for students from DTU, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), and HafenCity Universität in Hamburg to combine their very different...

Coasts and harbours
21 AUG

New hacker lab

DTU opens a hacker lab where students will learn how to hack—for the sake of cyber security.

Systems and data security
20 AUG

Increase in large-bodied fish stocks in the North Sea

Signs of recovery are appearing among previously overfished large-bodied fish stocks. This is good news, but may also present new challenges.

Fisheries and fish stocks
17 AUG

Increasingly important role for high tech in healthcare

High-tech solutions will improve our lives as they are rolled out in the healthcare sector.

17 AUG

Strong Danish contributions to ESS in Lund

One of Europe's largest research facilities, the European Spallation Source (ESS), is currently taking shape in a field outside Lund in Sweden. Denmark is heavily involved...

Physics
16 AUG

New test stands at Østerild and Høvsøre are put out to tender

The test facilities in Østerild and Høvsøre are each to be expanded with an additional two test stands. The in total four new test stands are now put out to tender.

Wind energy Energy
14 AUG

My colleague calls me Rainwoman

Ellen Vallentin Christiansen is autistic and works as a graphic designer at DTU Nanotech . When she received her diagnosis ten years ago, she chose the job at DTU over...

07 AUG

UN and DTU collaborate on sustainable future

Through UNEP DTU Partnership, the United Nations is working with DTU for cleaner energy and climate-adapted sustainable development in developing countries.

Energy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
03 AUG

Eldor Technology participated in Offshore Northern Seas conference and exhibition

Our partners from Eldor Technology participated in the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference that took place on 27-30 August in Stavanger, Norway.

Electrotechnology Energy
31 JUL

DTU creates additional student places due to large number of applicants

A very large number of applicants—to DTU’s IT programmes in particular—has led DTU to create an additional 102 student places in addition to the 110 places planned in response...

24 JUL

Out-of-the-box thinking transforms carrot peel into carrot flour

Carrot peel is turned into flour instead of compost thanks to an idea developed by DTU students during a course on innovation and collaboration. The course lecturers...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
24 JUL

Growing hemp and mushroom surfboards

Three students are using hemp and mushroom roots to grow the world’s first fully biodegradable surfboard in a mould.

23 JUL

New studio flats for international students

Construction on a new residential complex for international students will begin in the northwest corner of DTU Lyngby Campus in early August.

18 JUL

Surplus mussles turned into sustainable feed

Mussles that are too small to sell as food for humans are turned into sustainable, organic animal feed in a project at the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food technology
12 JUL

DTU appoints manager of new Foodlab

DTU has appointed the internationally renowned Roberto Flore to head up DTU Skylab’s future Foodlab.

11 JUL

Large increase in smolt after weirs removed from river

New study shows massive benefits for trout following full river restoration in a lowland river

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
11 JUL

DTU Roadrunners win two prizes at Shell Eco-Marathon

Thorough preparation meant that DTU Roadrunners won two categories in this year’s Shell Eco-Marathon .

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Energy
09 JUL

Increasing number of applicants for DTU’s engineering programmes

The number of applicants to DTU is up on last year—with ‘General Engineering’ topping the list. The new ‘Data Science and Artificial Intelligence' is also popular among...

06 JUL

Research in 2D materials boosted

January 1 st , 2019, DTU merges research on two-dimensional (2D) materials.

Physics Materials
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
05 JUL

New X-ray microscope provides new knowledge about well-known material

A Danish-developed X-ray microscope reveals novel dynamics in the material barium titanate, which is used in, e.g., phones, cars, and computers.

Physics
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
05 JUL

Strong support for DTU Health Technology

DTU receives strong support for establishing a new department with focus on health technology. Both from within the University and from existing and potential partners...

05 JUL

Great time saving in the development of skincare products

A method developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, allows skincare manufacturers to predict the shelf life of their products in just...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
04 JUL

Big Data programme to boost Danish industry

As part of a Big Data project funded by The Danish Industry Foundation, in 2016, DTU Business and DTU Compute developed the Big Data Business Academy programme. The...

Data analysis IT systems
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.

04 JUL

Green Entrepreneurship course led to award-winning idea

Students from the BEng programme won first prize at the Green Challenge for their idea of sustainable food transportation boxes made from the roots of fungi.

03 JUL

Wound healing start-up wins Venture Cup

DTU distinguished itself at the Venture Cup National Startup Competition 2018. Medical equipment for treatment of chronic wounds was the big winner of the competition.

Medicine and medico technology
02 JUL

Study Environment Survey 2018: "I feel great"

The results from the latest ‘temperature measurement’ of the study environment at DTU shows that a significant majority of the University’s students are thriving.

02 JUL

DTU Elektro PhD wins Best Paper Award

The World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) has awarded Ha Thi Nguyen from DTU Electrical Engineering's Center for Electric Power and Energy the Best...

Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy systems Energy
29 JUN

DTU Ørsted Lecture on "Convex Optimization" by Professor Stephen Boyd, Stanford...

You can now watch the latest DTU Ørsted Lecture on "Convex Optimization" by Professor Stephen Boyd, Stanford University .

29 JUN

Wood chips can become new sound-absorbent material

Six students solved a waste problem for a manufacturer of laminated wood and created an award-winning acoustic panel.

28 JUN

Innovative instruments solve problems for midwives and surgeons

DTU start-ups develop new eco-friendly disposable products for hospitals. Common for these solutions is that they are simple, innovative, and easy to use.

Medicine and medico technology
27 JUN

Deposits on beverage packaging best for the environment

A new analysis from DTU shows that the deposit and return system is the most eco-friendly way of disposing of packaging from beverages not covered by the current deposit...

Waste management Environment and pollution
26 JUN

Students to test new technologies at Roskilde Festival

DTU students have developed solutions that will make Roskilde Festival an even better experience. This year, the projects focus on the environment, food waste, safety...

26 JUN

The biotech industry should change production methods

DTU researchers encourage the biotech industry to switch production away from pure cell cultures to genetically engineered microbial societies.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
25 JUN

A small community is pushing the agenda for a greener future

In a small community close to Roskilde called Svalin 20 families have decided to live a greener life. All houses and infrastructure in Svalin have been designed to accommodate...

Electrotechnology Energy systems Energy storage Energy production Energy efficiency
Foto: Ulrik Eriksen
25 JUN

Fun and serious proposals for a sustainable future

DTU’s annual student conference on sustainability, Green Challenge, was brimming with good ideas for a more sustainable world.

22 JUN

New spearhead for DTU's Arctic activities

DTU has recruited a new head of centre to work with coordination and dissemination of the University's Arctic activities within research, education, innovation and research...

Polar research
22 JUN

People constantly return to 25 places throughout their life

New scientific study shows that people constantly return to 25 places. The result will help researchers to understand human mobility.

21 JUN

The bedrock below West Antarctica is rising surprisingly fast

An international study published in Science and lead by DTU Space finds that the bedrock below the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is rising surprisingly fast which reveals...

Climate change Polar research Earth observation
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
21 JUN

Eco-car becomes self-driving

On 18 June, HRH Prince Joachim visited DTU to see this year’s eco-car, which is entering two categories in the 2018 competition—fuel efficiency and autonomous systems.

21 JUN

New type of stadium lights reduces light pollution and complaints from neighbours

Several municipalities are struggling with neighbours complaining about the lights from sports fields. Now, a DTU researcher has invented a lens that solves the problem...

Energy efficiency Light sources Optics
20 JUN

DTU sets up new health technology department

Society demands technological solutions to many of the major health challenges we are facing now and in the future. DTU has the research and technological expertise to...

19 JUN

Doctoral dissertation: the secret behind fractures and cracks

Sometimes fractures and cracks develop in an unpredictable way. In a new doctoral dissertation, Brian Nyvang Legarth has studied why this is the case.

Metals and alloys
18 JUN

Historically high ranking for DTU in major image survey

DTU now has the fourth-best image among engineers in Denmark, shows a survey from Mediehuset Ingeniøren .

18 JUN

Calculator works out the price of sustainable transition

A group of DTU students have developed a sustainability calculator, which they are now working to make freely available on the web.

15 JUN

Make Bornholm the national test centre for new energy technology

Tomorrow’s energy must come from sustainable energy sources interacting in an intelligent system. With the island of Bornholm as a national test zone, Denmark can be at...

Energy Electrotechnology Electricity supply Energy systems
15 JUN

DTU moves up in QS World University Rankings

This year, DTU has moved up four places on the QS World University Rankings list.

15 JUN

Tomorrow's digital energy adventure starts on Bornholm

In order to meet a sustainable future, energy must come from sustainable sources, and all energy solutions must be integrated in new and innovative ways. For Denmark not...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
15 JUN

Pheromones in fight against pests

A new non-toxic technology can prevent harmful insects from multiplying, thus reducing the use of pesticides in agriculture.

Food, fish and agriculture Biotechnology and biochemistry
14 JUN

Co-creation to solve climate and energy challenges

Co-creation-methods and tools will be mapped systematically for the first time in a new EU project.

14 JUN

New online course on metagenomics applied to infectious disease monitoring

Students from around the world can learn about metagenomics applied to antimicrobial resistance monitoring for free in a new online course from DTU.

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
14 JUN

Very popular PhD Summer School

The PhD Summer School on Remote Sensing for Wind Energy is a great success with participants from all over the world.

Wind energy Energy