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18 JUN

Cells optimised to produce substance that holds potential to improve ‘healthy...

A new scientific study published in Nature Catalysis shows that baker's yeast can be designed and optimised to produce polyamines and polyamine analogues for tackling grand...

Cells Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry
Man enjoying burger
08 JUN

Bioengineering tomorrows’ sustainable plant-based food

Two new projects with participation from DTU aim at developing a new food category of tasty plant based proteins.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food production Food technology
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31 MAY

The consequences of malnutrition are inheritable

Damage to the microbiome caused by malnutrition is transmitted from mothers to newborns and has lifelong consequences for their physical and intellectual development.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins
Specific cells in the eye are infected with Covid-19
17 MAY

Specific cells in the eye are infected with Covid-19

Researchers show that it is plausible to contract the SARS-CoV-2 virus through the eyes.

Health and diseases Medicine and medico technology Cells Viruses
Mand viser straa frem paa en mark
29 APR

DKK 50 million for sustainable biotech solutions

Innovation Fund Denmark supports research into sustainable solutions to control fungal pathogens in agriculture, to break down plastic and to accelerate bioproduction of...

Waste management Environment and pollution Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry
22 APR

ERC Advanced Grant to understand enzyme stability

A new ERC project aims to improve our understanding of enzyme stability and broaden the field of potential applications for biocatalysis.  

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Organic chemistry
22 APR

Enduro Genetics on a positive curve to long-living fermentation

Warm winds are blowing over Enduro Genetics ApS. During the last year, the spinout from DTU Biosustain has raised 470,000 EUR in a pre-seed grant from the incubator BioInnovation...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Fermentation Cells
Research into industrial enzymes, replacement of plant toxins and degradation of plastics
20 APR

Grants for projects to reduce plastic and pesticides

Innovation Fund Denmark supports research into sustainable solutions to replace pesticides, break down plastic and accelerate bioproduction of chemicals, medicines and...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology Environment and pollution Environmental chemistry Medicine and medico technology
Bio plant Studstrup. Photo: Colourbox
09 APR

New enzymes to improve the efficiency of biomass breakdown

A new class of enzymes show great potential for streamlining the decomposition of biomass for further conversion into energy and bio-products.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Waste management Climate adaption
Bernard Henrissat
08 APR

Enzyme pioneer will help Danish research scale new heights

One of the world's leading enzyme researchers Bernard Henrissat is moving his research to DTU, where he will contribute to building an internationally leading research...

Biotechnology and biochemistry