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2020
Professor Anders Wolff
25 MAR

Devices for rapid diagnosis of coronavirus under development

DTU and Statens Serum Institut are developing three new and rapid instruments for on-site diagnosis of coronavirus. Two of them are scheduled to be ready for emergency...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Nanoparticles
2019
Winnie E. Svendsen, professor DTU Bioengineering har stor erfaring med at udvikle nanostrukturer i renrummet på DTU Nanolab. Foto: Peter Aagaard Brixen.
03 DEC

Fine nanowires with disease-detecting potential

A new startup with DTU involvment will use nanowires to capture particles that can reveal diseases such as leukaemia.

Nanoparticles Materials Nanomedicine Innovation and product development
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
NNUM2019
24 MAY

Nanotechnologies are best developed in collaboration

It is in the meeting between people that new realizations arise, new networks are established and failed projects can be avoided. Really that is the essence. 

Nanoparticles
2018
11 APR

Doctoral defense: start legislating on nanomaterials now!

Associate Professor Steffen Foss Hansen’s doctoral dissertation is a thorough proposal for a legislation on the use of nanomaterials. For it is high time, he believes...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
2017
Carbon atoms assemble themselves
07 JUL

Carbon atoms assemble themselves on command

Using a new method that gets carbon atoms to assemble themselves, researchers open up for opportunities to create quantum dots that can revolutionize the information technology...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Nanoparticles
Electrochemical energy conversion. Schematic showing electrochemical conversion of water, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen into value-added products (e.g., hydrogen, hydrocarbons, oxygenates, and ammonia), using energy from renewable sources. The combination of theoretical and experimental studies working in concert provides us with insight into these electrochemical transformations and guides the development of the high-performance electrocatalysts needed to enable these technologies.
19 JAN

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

Renewable energy is providing an increasing share of the energy supply, but to ensure the green transition continues, it must also be able to furnish us with the fuels...

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Fuel cells Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
2016
Micromanipulator: Here, a glass plate with polymer is placed on a sample holder.  Glass plate with polymer gripper.   Aluminium sample holder.   Microscope.  Illustration: Kirchgassner.dk
02 DEC

New atom building method

DTU researchers have developed a method of constructing atom-thin materials, paving the way for developing materials with new properties.

Materials Nanoparticles
2015
The ZAS project
27 MAY

Rechargeable zinc-air batteries may be a way to counter energy dependency of fossil...

Storage of energy from renewable energy sources is vital to Europe’s energy policy. DTU Energy and partners use atomic modelling to develop a rechargeable zinc-air...

Energy Nanoparticles Energy efficiency Energy storage
Photo: Jesper Scheel
23 MAR

Nanocscale snitch

Silmeco, which recently won the Danish journal Ingeniøren’s entrepreneur award, is a DTU spin-out. The company’s nanotechnological product can reveal...

Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Micro and nanotechnology Lasers Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Li Han and Dennis Valbjørn Christensen from DTU Energy won the Venture Cup 2015. Photo: Hannibal-Bach
29 JAN

Young researchers from DTU won Venture Cup with a new material for touchscreens

The young researchers Li Han and Dennis Valbjørn Christensen from DTU Energy won Venture Cup Idea Competition in the category Product & Technology with a new...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
2014
Illustration for TEMOC and ECoProbe
13 OCT

Watching live how fuel cells and electrolysis cells operate at the nanoscale

Researchers at DTU will monitor the reactions and processes in operating fuel cells and electrolysis cells at the nanoscale, observing weak spots as they evolve, making...

Fuel cells Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Physics Nanoparticles Electrochemistry