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Scientists are identifying enzymes that can, with extremely high efficiency, utilize CO2 directly from the air. Photo: BII
13 JAN

DTU embarks on a hunt for enzymes to convert CO2

Scientists are identifying enzymes that are extremely efficient at utilizing CO2 directly from the air and converting it into new chemicals and bio-fuels.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaptation Enzymes and proteins Bioenergy Energy systems Energy production
2021
Foto: Jolanta Kucharska_Flickr
25 NOV

DTU strengthens collaboration with Mexican university

New agreements reinforce international research collaboration and student exchange between DTU and Tec De Monterrey.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture Energy Information technology Environment and pollution
Foto: Shutterstock
22 SEP

DTU is part of the world's first research center on CO2 capture

DTU contributes development of enzymes to a new research center, which will remove CO2 from the atmosphere and convert it into raw materials.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaptation Environment and pollution Innovation and product development Enzymes and proteins
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
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 adaptation
2020
Hvide køer i stalden
16 SEP

Cows on diet emit 40 per cent less methane

Feed changes can reduce methane formation from microorganisms in the cow’s paunch and reduce cows' emissions by 40 per cent without compromising milk yield.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution Food, fish and agriculture
Plastikaffald i havet
02 SEP

Engineered enzymes can turn plastic waste into carbon

New methods developed at DTU Bioengineering have the potential to convert plastic waste into a new source of carbon.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution
Isoprenoids (blue haze) over Blue Mountains, Australia (Diliff / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)
20 MAY

Great potential in regulating plant greenhouse gas emissions

New discoveries on the regulation of plant emissions of isoprenoids can help in fighting climate change – and can become key to the production of valuable green chemicals...

Biological systems Synthetic biology CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaptation Ecosystems Air pollution Environmental chemistry
2019
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 used...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Cells Fermentation Ecosystems